Overview

There is a fantastic opportunity to join our team as a First Team Football Analyst, providing football analysis services to the senior men’s football team.

The ideal candidate will have experience working as an Analyst at the elite level of football.

Requirements:

  • Experience working as an analyst at the elite level of football.
  • Experience in accurately analysing multiple and often complex data streams in order to understand performance.
  • Experience in delivering and communicating performance insights to key stakeholders in the organisation.
  • Experience of observing and/or being subjected to different sporting environments.
  • Understanding of varying working methodologies and best practice within elite sports analysis.
  • Ability to link theory to practice in a practical environment.
  • Deep technical and tactical understanding of football (strategies,systems, philosophies, game models).
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills that facilitate the effective delivery of performance insights, build connections and support a strong team cohesion.
  • Ability to adapt to emerging technologies and their application in automating working processes.
  • Strong desire to continuously challenge, learn and move forward.
  • Minimum undergraduate degree relating to the field of sports science, data science or performance analysis.
  • Post-graduate qualification desired in a related discipline is preferred.
  • FA Level 2 coaching license or above preferable.
  • Understanding of Python coding language preferable but not essential.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Tableau.
  • Competencies in using the following software/hardware are desired: SBG MatchTracker, SBG Focus, HUDL Sportscode Elite, HUDL platforms, ChyronHego CoachPaint, Tableau.