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10 Jul 2024

LFCW Pro Game Academy Operations Lead

🇬🇧 Liverpool, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.

LFCW Pro Game Academy Operations Lead

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC team as our LFCW Pro Game Academy Operations Lead.

The post holder will contribute to the overall LFCW PGA ambition to ensure that each individual within the PGA is provided with the necessary support and guidance to fulfil their potential within a high-performance training and playing environment and culture that supports personal and professional development with a dual career focus.

What will you be doing?

  • To complete all administrative tasks for the LFCW PGA, including player recruitment and exit administration and all registration processes, ensuring that all staff and player records are updated on the Football Administration System (iFAS).
  • To work in collaboration with the LFCW PGA manager to ensure that the LFCW PGA adheres to and exceeds all of the FA PGA licence requirements.
  • To work in collaboration with the LFCW PGA Manager to organise and communicate schedule management and player scheduling/logistics.
  • To lead on all travel and transport logistics for home and away match days as well as daily player requirements for the education and football programme.
  • To work in collaboration with the LFCW 1st team kit manager to develop systems for player and staff kit and equipment coordination, allocation and inventory management.
  • To work in collaboration with the LFCW PGA Manager to build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders including training and match facility providers, acting as a professional point of contact for all LFCW PGA operational matters.
  • To attend appropriate meetings on behalf of LFCW PGA as approriate to the role.
  • To ensure all required qualifications are maintained through a programme of continuous professional development and complete any training needs identified through performance review processes.

Who are we looking for?

As our candidate you will display the following skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Proven experience of administrative management
  • Proficiency using IT, including outlook, word, excel, PowerPoint and/or keynote
  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills and ability to manage conflicting priorities and deliver to deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail and effective problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to create positive working relationships with all key stakeholders
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team in a professional environment
  • The ability and willingness to work regular afternoons, evenings and weekends
  • The ability and willingness to travel and work across multiple sites
  • Commitment to diversity, equal opportunities, and continuous professional development

Why should you apply?

This is a full-time permanent role working 35 hours per week. Your main base will be our Melwood, Merseyside

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days) and a contributory pension scheme.

You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts, and a selection of benefit schemes you can join. There are opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.

At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment.


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