JOB ADVERT: FIRST TEAM MANAGER



THE CLUB & ROLE

Buxton Football Club recently secured the title of Northern Premier League Champions for the 2021/22 season, reaching the FA Cup 2nd Round in the same campaign. We have a talented squad of retained players, combining experience and youth. We are an ambitious football club who wish to progress up through the football pyramid by having a clear plan underpinned by our standards, professionalism and culture.

The First Team Manager role at Buxton FC is part-time, however depending upon the candidate the scope could be widened to include academy responsibilities and become full time. Reporting to the Director of Football, with full support from a highly respected chairman, board, coaching & backroom team.

RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Exceptional knowledge of non-league football, in particular the National League & National League North (or equivalent)

  • Proven track record of securing results on the field and developing a team to play attractive football

  • Exceptional man management and leadership skills – ability to inspire and motivate a part-time squad of players

  • Proven track record in player development and experience working with a successful academy programme (internal or external)

  • Proven ability to identify, recruit and develop talent – along with experience of player asset management

  • Proven ability to successfully analyse our own team and player performance

  • Opposition scouting, research and match preparation

  • Good understanding of financial planning and success in managing a playing budget

  • Excellent networker within football with regards to the transfer market in particular

  • UEFA A or B coaching license preferable

  • Attendance at club events where applicable

APPLICATION DETAILS

Applications for this position must be submitted via email to the Chairman, David Hopkins, dave@buxtonfc.co.uk and Director of Football, David Brindley – d.brinno@gmail.com – to include a CV & covering letter. Applications are encouraged by Thursday 12th May 2022.

TEAM BUXTON – ONE CLUB, ONE VISION, ONE VOICE.

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