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
Applications for this position must be submitted via email to the Chairman, David Hopkins, email@example.com and Director of Football, David Brindley – firstname.lastname@example.org – to include a CV & covering letter. Applications are encouraged by Thursday 12th May 2022.
TEAM BUXTON – ONE CLUB, ONE VISION, ONE VOICE.