1st assistant Pitch Manager

Leicester City have an exciting opportunity to join their award winning Sports Turf and Grounds team as the department begins building a staffing structure to support the operation of its new World Class training facility.

This role will offer the candidate the opportunity to manage a team and a dedicated area of the new facility ensuring that the highest standards are adhered to, protocols are followed and the team is led by example as we push to ensure this world class facility meets the needs of all players and staff.

Overall Objective: To aid the Pitch Manager and other 1st Assistants manage the day to day operations and running of the site. To aid in managing staff in your area of responsibility and planning to produce high quality surfaces for all squads using the training facility.

Key tasks include but not limited to:

• To produce daily/weekly plans that outline tasks and maintenance applications that can be delivered to all members of staff within your area of responsibility.
• To work alongside the Pitch Manager to produce the pitch allocations that can be delivered to all coaches at the training ground.
• To Liaise with coaches on a day to day basis and communicate with them on how best to use and preserve the playing surfaces in your area of responsibility.
• To work alongside the Pitch Manager and other 1st assistants to effectively plan for short- and long-term turf maintenance.
• To aid in the daily management of staff in your area of responsibility with job delegation both as a group and individually, whilst being aware of individuals needs and capabilities.
• To set a high standard for yourself and other staff members in Health and Safety across the workplace at all times.

A detailed job description can be found here

A Cover letter, CV and Salary expectation should be sent to: SportsTurf@lcfc.co.uk
Subject: 1st assistant Pitch Manager

Closing Date: 28th February 2020

Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to provide equality and fairness for all employees. Leicester City Football Club opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. Please refer to our Equality and Diversity Policy for further information.

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Leicester City Football Club


Feb 14th, 12:00

28th February 2020