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Vacancy | Professional Phase Sport Scientist

April 8, 2021 11:31 am Author: Aberdeen FC Media Team
Vacancy | Professional Phase Sport Scientist


Aberdeen Football Club is a high-profile institution in the North East of Scotland with an impressive heritage of domestic and international achievements since the Club was established in 1903.

AFC is an ambitious organisation looking towards further success and long-term sustainability in support of our football team by adding value across every area of our day to day business for the overall benefit of our staff, supporters and clients.

An opportunity has arisen to join our Sport Science and Medical Team at AFC. We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to become our Professional Phase Sport Scientist. The primary focus of this full-time role will be to plan, implement and monitor our sport science and physical development program to our young professional players, aiming to bridge the gap between our academy and first team.

The role features prominently within a multi-disciplinary team with key internal relationships with football coaching staff, performance analysts, medical staff and operations staff.

As well as supporting the Reserve and Development squads on match and training days the Professional Phase Sport Scientist will help manage development loans and develop physical player profiles that will assist in the succession planning and development pathway of our young professional players.

The role will also involve assisting the Head of Sport Science in the delivery and support of the first team within training, strength & conditioning, prehab/rehab sessions when required.

To view the full job description please click here.

This is a full-time role with varied working hours to suit the football schedule.

Applicants should have a Degree level qualification in Sport Science (or equivalent) with experience working within a professional football environment.

The salary for this role is dependent on qualifications and/or experience.

Interviews for this role are expected to start week commencing 19th April 2021.

If you wish to be considered for this position, please submit your CV and Covering Letter to jobs@afc.co.uk by 16th April 2021. Your covering letter should include your earliest available date for starting, if successful.

Please note that due to the number of applications received in to the Club, we will only respond if you are successful in securing an interview.

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