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VACANCY | Talent identification manager

25 March 2021

Club News

VACANCY | Talent identification manager

25 March 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Club Doncaster as the Doncaster Rovers talent identification manager.

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, Foundation, Sports College, and Impact Programmes.

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

We are proud at Club Doncaster to ensure that we always seek to be best in class at every area of the organisation on a daily basis. 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 in all levels of our work. 

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

The role 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, as well as oppositional awareness.  

Reporting to the chief executive and first team manager, the post’s objectives are to drive the vision of recruitment of senior players, 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 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 is 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, with detailed experience, and covering letter demonstrating clearly your experience in line with the person specification to Kirsty Cavanagh head of people & culture at  

Closing date for applications Friday April 2, 2021 at 17:00. 

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