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VACANCY | Rovers head of recruitment

1 October 2019

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Club Doncaster is the brand that connects Doncaster’s elite sports teams. We also manage the delivery of events at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium, and associated Elite Performance Centre, Sports Village, Club Doncaster Foundation, Sports College, and Impact Programmes.

Club Doncaster is more than just a sports club, we use every day as a chance to improve people’s lives, through all levels of elite sport, community engagement, and education.

We are proud at Club Doncaster to ensure that we always seek to be best in class across every area of the organisation. By recruiting people who demonstrate integrity, compassion, pride, honesty and a desire to continuously improve themselves and those around them, we can make sure that we are always moving forward and making a difference at all levels of our work.

An opportunity has arisen for an exceptional and significantly experienced candidate to strive within the role of head of recruitment at Doncaster Rovers Football Club. The successful candidate will thrive at the challenge of strategically identifying senior players, growing on our excellent reputation for player development. They will also seek innovative ways to identify players capable of reaching their full potential within the Doncaster Rovers playing philosophy.

The head of recruitment will need to deliver and implement the strategic plan for the senior team, and work closely with the football staff to deliver on planned agreed player targets – they will also need awareness of the opposition.

Reporting to the chief executive and first team manager, the objectives are to drive the vision of recruitment, ensuring that untapped trends, contacts, and early player identification is unrivalled.

We are looking for a committed recruitment professional who will focus specifically on the development of the department through strategic planning, operational management and develop a strong working relationship with the performance analysis department to enhance the information available to the management team.

Please be aware that a criminal disclosure and identity check will be carried out on the successful applicant prior to any offer of employment, in line with Club Doncaster’s safeguarding culture and procedures.

Club Doncaster is also committed to ensuring to the highest standards of safeguarding, we are an equal opportunities employer and are keen to hear from all persons who feel that this would be the right role for them.

If you would like to apply for the role please submit a full CV, and covering letter demonstrating clearly your experience in line with the person specification to Kirsty Cavanagh head of people and culture at kirsty.cavanagh@clubdoncaster.co.uk

Or via postal application to

Kirsty Cavanagh
HR Manager
Keepmoat Stadium
Stadium Way
Doncaster
DN4 5JW

Closing date for applications October 11 2019


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