Head of Academy Scouting & Recruitment: Rangers Football Club


Training Centre Auchenhowie Road Milngavie Glasgow G62 6EJ United Kingdom

Closing date: 30 November 2023


Rangers Football Club, formed in 1872, is one of the world’s longest established and most successful clubs, having won 55 League titles, 34 Scottish Cups, 27 League Cups and the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1972. This collection of titles and cups makes Rangers the most successful club in the world, and it is currently the 9th strongest football brand according to the YouGov UK Brand Index.

Playing at the 50,987 seat Ibrox Stadium and benefitting from the world-class 37-acre training facility, the club has been a dominant force in Scottish football for decades. The club benefits from a famously loyal support and the high volume of season tickets is the foundation of the top 19 best attendances in Europe. It is estimated that Rangers has a global fanbase of 4m, half of which reside in the UK.

JOB TITLE: Head of Academy Scouting & Recruitment                         

REPORTING LINE: Academy Director     

DEPARTMENT: Academy         

LOCATION: Training Centre         

CONTRACT: Permanent, Full Time  

The role

We are recruiting for an important and exciting role as Head of Academy Scouting & Recruitment at Rangers Football Club. A member of the Academy Management Team (AMT) and Academy football board, the Head of Academy Scouting & Recruitment plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of our academy. Responsibilities include talent identification, player development, recruitment strategy, data analysis, team leadership, academy integration, reporting, and continuous process improvement.

Specifically, the Head of Academy Scouting & Recruitment is responsible for discovering the best football talent in Scotland and identifying high-potential players who can excel in our academy. The successful candidate will manage streamlined scouting and recruitment processes, employing a data-driven approach for player evaluation. Beyond these technical aspects, the successful candidate will contribute to fostering a positive and exciting academy culture. Passion for the sport, networking skills, and strategic thinking will have a profound and lasting impact on the future of football in our academy.

Further information and applications

Date published: 10 November 2023
Date updated: 10 November 2023


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