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Current Vacancies:

Reading FC – Academy Analyst

Reading_FC_LogoReading Football Club are looking to bring in a full time performance analyst to work within the academy. The role will entail working alongside a team of analysts to work with different age groups to provide analysis support. Your role will be based at the clubs training ground, Hogwood Park, and you will be working closely with the coaching staff to aid the development of academy players.

Key Responsibilities

  • Film matches both home and away
  • Code footage in high detail
  • Analysing video and data to produce match reports
  • Maintain and continue databases of team and individual statistics
  • Work closely with coaches to provide analysis support to suit their needs
  • Create a variety of videos, including pre match, post-match and development videos
  • Lead individual projects aiding the development of academy players
  • Prepare and lead presentations
  • Oversee the work of part time analysts

Requirements

  • Sports Science Degree (achieving 2:1)
  • A minimum of 1 year experience working in performance analysis in a professional sport environment
  • Highly analytical in identifying key information in both video and statistics
  • Experience using SportsCode, Opta, Scout7, Wyscout and the Premier League PMA
  • Can use Final Cut Pro and iMovie
  • Can use SMART presenting software and equipment
  • Excellent IT skills including a high standard of using Microsoft Excel
  • A good knowledge and understanding of football
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take the initiative and problem solve
  • Can build strong working relationships with staff
  • Can present and discuss findings to a variety of audiences
  • Can use a variety of filming equipment
  • Can work in pressured environment and can meet tight deadlines
  • Highly motivated to succeed
  • Knowledge and understanding of the EPPP and what is required to achieve category 1 status

This role will expect you to work unsocial hours, working evening and weekends.

Salary: £16,500 p.a.

Please send a covering letter outlining how you are suited for this position along with your CV to recruitment@Readingfc.co.uk

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th February

Confey GAA Senior Football

Confey GAAis now accepting applications from candidates for the position of Performance Analyst for the 2015 Kildare GAA season. The applicant will gain invaluable experience throughout the year and will benefit greatly from the role.
Closing date for applications is the 31st of January.
Applications should be emailed to confeystats@gmail.com
Interviews will take place in late January / Early February.
Role:
(1) Attending all games as videographer. Equipment will be provided.
(2) Providing Management staff of recording of the games.
(3) Generation of statistics on team and individual performances.
(4) Liasing with team management regarding the KPIs.
(5) Generation and updating of individual league tables on KPIs.
(6) Editing video and creating highlights
(7) Strengths and weaknesses from games.
(8) Creating Motivational DVDs as required.
Person
(1) The ideal candidate should either have a proven track record in providing this service to other teams or be persuing this through their studies.
(2) The candidate should be a good communicator and be able to present their findings to the management staff.
(3) The candidate would ideally (but not limited to) being local to Kildare, Dublin or  Meath.
Contract:
(1) The position will run for the 2015 season, through to the end of the 2015 Kildare Championship season. This will incorporate pre-season tournaments, the Senior Football League and the Championship.
Payment:
(1) €400 will be paid to the candidate on completion of the role.
(2) The successful candidate will also receive official and personalised club apparel.

West Ham United – Technical Scouting & Analyst

West_Ham_United_FC.svgPosition Type: Technical Scouting & Analysis

Hours: Full time – Weekdays & Weekends

Salary: Competitive

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Chief Scout in the week to week demands of the Scouting and Recruitment department
  • Collate, handle and interpret all information provided by the scouting team
  • Constantly update, manage and analyse target player databases
  • Play a leading role in the development of the use of statistical player analysis for the recruitment of players across Europe
  • Create and put forward target player presentations on a weekly basis (to Manager and Coaching staff)
  • Provide necessary information/services to other departments within the football club upon request

Aim and Objectives

  • To implement and develop a long term statistics based project which gives Scouting and Recruitment a new dimension
  • Build an understanding of West Ham United’s playing philosophy
  • Identify position specific performance indicators and use them as benchmarks for player recruitment
  • To establish and improve working relationships with other members of backroom staff
  • Continuously interact with all scouts with regards to team/player observation and target players
  • Build a working relationship with the Academy Scouting and Recruitment staff – Get to know Academy structure and players
  • Discover and acknowledge new methods, technology and tools, which will improve data handling and presentation
  • Be PROACTIVE and REACTIVE to the needs of the Manager, Chief Scout and department

The successful applicant will need to have experience in the use of video analysis software, interpreting statistical data and the production of video and statistical presentations.

We are committed to the principle of equality and equal opportunities in employment. We will actively promote equality and equal opportunities in our business to ensure that individuals receive treatment that is fair and equitable and consistent with their relevant aptitudes, potential skills and abilities. Employees will be recruited and selected, promoted and trained on the basis of objective criteria.

Should you wish to discuss the role further or to apply please email your CV with a covering letter and return e-mail address to hr@westhamunited.co.uk

Due to the expected large number of applicants only those candidates called for interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: 4 February

Rochdale AFC Academy Performance Analysis 2014-2015 – 2 x Academy Performance Analysts

rochdaleFollowing the recent success of the Elite Player Performance Plan Category 3 application, Rochdale AFC Academy are looking to recruit two Academy Performance Analysts who will be able to design, develop and implement appropriate performance analysis practices as part of the Academy’s Performance Analysis Department for the Club’s Academy Players.

A great opportunity exists for two enthusiastic and committed performance analysts looking to begin/further their career within the field of performance analysis. The successful candidates will ensure the preservation and growth of a high performance environment within the Academy.  These roles will work closely with other key departments including coaching, sport science and medical within the academy and include opportunities to work within the clubs first team.

Role Summary:

Reporting to the Head of training and match day analysis and the Lead Academy Analyst, the Academy Performance Analyst will contribute to the development, aims and performance targets of Rochdale AFC Academy through:

  • Recording and live coding all Youth Development Phase (YDP) (i.e. U13-U16) home games using SportsCode Gamebreaker
  • Produce post match video and statistical analysis to support the Academy coaching curriculum
  • Analyse performance data and complete trend analysis in line with the clubs player profiles and football philosophy
  • Develop the clubs video tracking database and player profiling system
  • Video training sessions when required for both player and coach development
  • Maintain all Academy best practice library’s
  • Maintain and log all match day records

Person Specification

The successful candidates will be highly self-motivated, determined and dedicated to work within an elite football environment. Be able to effectively communicate using a variety of different methods (verbally, positive body language, written and through video). B proactive and constantly seek improvement in all aspect of his/her work. The ability to meet tight deadlines using initiative and problem skills and have a commitment to working unsociable hours.

Technical/work based skills

Essentials

  • Must be competent and show good levels of I.T literacy, in particular the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, file sharing systems (Google Drive, Dropbox) and IMovie
  • AppleMac literate
  • Sound knowledge of various performance analysis systems (Sportscode gamebreaker, Dartfish)
  • Comfortable working with and converting various file types and sizes
  • Possess strong coaching and communication skills to engage and motivate young players
  • Excellent punctuality
  • Confidence to present in front of large groups of people
  • Creative presentation skills
  • Demonstrate good technical and tactical knowledge of the game.

Desired

  • Experience working within a multi disciplinary team
  • Experience working as an analyst or coach within a team sport environment

Qualifications

Essentials

  • Started or completed an undergraduate degree in Sports Science, Performance Analysis or any other relevant discipline.

Desired

  • Started or completed an MSc in Sports Science, Performance Analysis or any other relevant discipline
  • Football coaching qualification at FA Level 2 or above
  • FA Youth Modules 1-3
  • Prozone levels 1-3

Remuneration and working hours

The available positions are offered on a volunteer/work placement basis only. However, more will be discussed at interview.

Working hours: Sunday (Academy match day) and Tuesday evenings (Academy training night).

Please email your CV/Electronic CV’s with attached cover letter to rochdaleafc1stteamanalysis@gmail.com addressed to Daniel Fradley before midday Monday 16th. February 2014.  Interviews will take place within the proceeding two weeks after the closing date.

PhD Research Studentship: The Use of Performance Analysis in Elite Sport:

mmulogoQualification Type: PhD

Location: Cheshire and Manchester

Funding for: UK Students, EU Students

Funding Amount:  £13,863 p.a. tax-free bursary plus tuition fees (£3998 p.a.)

Hours: Full Time for 3 Years

Closes: 06/02/15

The project involves collecting data through qualitative research methods (e.g., interviews, observations, and field notes) to address these research aims. Whilst based primarily at the Cheshire Faculty at MMU, it is expected that the successful candidate will divide their time between the Cheshire Faculty at MMU and at the EIS support centres in Manchester.

Applicants should have a good first degree in sport, education, sociology or a related discipline (2:1 or 1st). A masters degree within sport, education, or sociology would be desirable. In addition, applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills, as well as confidence in academic writing and qualitative research methods. Applicants should have a strong interest in sport and social science, although specific technical expertise in sports performance analysis is not required for this programme of research.

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England Cricket Performance Analyst -NCPC

ecb-2066658Role Summary: The aim of this role is ensure England Cricket has state-of-the-art knowledge and intelligence on what it takes to be a world’s best player and that England Cricket is monitoring its impact on player performance development.  The post holder will have responsibility for the long-term performance profiling of England Senior Men’s players  – including the creation and maintenance of a database and user interface – and the assessment of critical performance factors across all 5 cricketing disciplines (batting, fast bowling, spin bowling, fielding and wicket-keeping).
The role will enable the England Team and Performance Programme to optimally develop performance and technical skills.
Nature and Scope: Reporting directly to the National Lead for Performance Analysis, the post holder will be part of the ECB Performance Analysis unit based at the National Cricket Performance Centre, Loughborough to provide the necessary information to achieve competitive advantage in world cricket, and will also work closely with the England Performance Programme Coaches and Practitioners.
Key Working Relationships:
  • National Lead for Performance Analysis
  • Performance Analysis Team
  • Performance Director
  • Head of Science and Medicine
  • Technical Director and National Lead Coaches
  • National Cricket Performance Centre Staff
  • Players
  • National Leads of Sports Science & Medicine Disciplines
  • External Consultant

Closing Date 9/2/2015 – Full details…

England Cricket Sports Scientist and Performance Analyst – NCPC

ecb-2066658Role Summary: The aim of this role is ensure England Cricket Performance Programme is supported with cricket specific applied science and analysis knowledge.
The role is split into two main aspects.  Firstly, the post holder will be responsible for the collection, analysis and feedback of video and biomechanical data of technical cricket training, across all disciplines and England men’s and women’s programmes along with the co-ordination and analysis of applied research projects as part of the multi-disciplinary team supporting optimal physical and mental preparation.  Secondly, the role will support the preparation and feedback of England teams as part of the performance analysis team.
Nature and Scope: Reporting directly to the National Lead for Performance Analysis, the post holder will be part of the ECB Performance Analysis unit based at the National Cricket Performance Centre, Loughborough, providing the data, knowledge and intelligence to optimally prepare and develop England players, working closely with the England Performance Programme Coaches and Science and Medicine practitioners.
Key Working Relationships:
  • National Lead for Performance Analysis
  • Performance Analysis Team
  • Head of Science and Medicine
  • Technical Director and National Lead Coaches
  • National Cricket Performance Centre Staff
  • Players
  • National Leads of Sports Science & Medicine Disciplines
  • Science and Medicine department practitioners
  • External Consultants and University partners

Closing Date 9/2/2015 – Full details…

Part-time Performance Analyst Role – AVFC Academy, based at Bodymoor Heath Training Ground

Aston_VillaKey Responsibilities

  • To aid in the development and delivery of the Performance Analysis service to Academy coaches and players within Foundation Development (5-11yrs), and Youth Development (12-16yrs) phases.
  • Specific responsibility for the support of Academy players within the Foundation Development (5-11yrs) Phase.

Duties & Role

  1. To film & code matches and training (when needed):
  2. To maintain and update the Academy database of videos, matches, and projects.
  3. To analyse, prepare, & present analysis sessions (when appropriate).
  4. To build a strong working relationship with all the analysts in the performance analysis team.
  5. To build a strong working relationship with the coaches’ of the teams you are working with.

The role would suit someone who is working towards, or recently completely, a Performance Analysis and/or Coaching/Sport Science degree in relation to the role. The successful candidate will be required to film weekend fixtures; predominantly on Sunday mornings, Monday, along with one other day in the week.

All applicants must:

  • be willing to undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to commencement
  • have good knowledge and understanding of football
  • be hard-working, organised and able to work to tight deadlines
  • be able to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team
  • be competent using computers.
  • understand the importance of confidentiality and professionalism.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your C.V. along with a covering letter to: chris.bradley@avfc.co.uk

Closing date: Thursday 22nd January

Interview & Dates will be arranged directly with selected candidates, and are expected to commence by January, 24th

Senior Performance Analyst – Portsmouth FC

portsmouth-fcAn exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Performance Analysis team at Portsmouth FC as our Senior Performance Analyst, this role will be based out of our new training ground in Hilsea, Portsmouth. The successful candidate will provide analytical support to our 1st Team as required by the Club management, reporting directly to the Club Manager. This position would suit a highly driven and ambitious analyst with the flexibility and commitment to succeed in a challenging environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Opposition Analysis through video and statistical analysis techniques
  • Provide a Pre-match written report for every 1st Team match
  • Film all Home and Away 1st Team matches
  • Post-match Analysis providing video and statistical information to players and coaching staff
  • Provide a Pre and Post match presentation for all 1st Team Matches
  • Maintain an internal library of player clips
  • Maintain databases on internal technical/tactical data
  • Maintain databases on league opposition
  • Manage opposition scouting
  • Film 1st Team training
  • Manage a team of intern analysts to support and develop the analysis department
  • Manage software contracts

Main Personal Requirements:

  • Educated to Masters level
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in Professional Football, ideally at least 1 year at first team level
  • Experience using analytical software such as Amsico, Wyscout and Sportscode
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Up to date knowledge of the industry standards
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to work with all levels of management
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Good problem solving skills
  • A keen sense of attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliable and trustworthy with sensitive information
  • Highly motivated to succeed within a highly ambitious club

This is a full time role (35hrs) that includes working unsociable hours and nationwide travel, working evenings and weekends. If you wish to apply, please send your CV to darrensimmons@pompeyfc.co.uk.

Closing date: Wednesday 14th January 2015.

Interviews will be held on Friday 16th January 2015.

Doncaster Knights Performance Analysis Intern (Part-Time)

Doncaster_Knights_logoDoncaster Knights are a Full time professional rugby club competing in the Green King IPA Championship (Tier 2 of English Rugby). We require an intern to film 1st XV League and British & Irish cup games. The Applicant will gain experience of filming and coding within a professional sport environment, developing key skills required to work as a performance analyst within a practical setting.
Person Specification:
  • Studying/Completed undergraduate performance analysis/sport science related degree
  • Placement students welcome
  • Strong Knowledge of Rugby Union
Desirable:
  • Rugby Union Coaching certificates
  • Representative playing experience
  • Previous experience working within a professional sport environment
Salary: Voluntary
Applications (CV and Cover Letter) should be sent to james.mullins@doncasterknights.co.uk
Closing Date: 16/1/15

Charlton Athletic Football Club Performance Analyst (F/T)

Charlton Atheltic FCCharlton Athletic is an English Championship Football Club established in 1905 based in South East London. Our mission is to continue to work in partnership, building on our unique heritage by developing a first-class experience for fans, business partners and the local community.

We are looking to recruit a full time Performance Analyst, working with the Elite Development Squad and overseeing recruitment analysis.

Key responsibilities:

  • Development Squad (U21’s) pre-match analysis of opposition, looking in particular at the main strengths and weaknesses and providing solutions to nullify/exploit.
  • Filming and coding all Development Squad fixtures (home and away).
  • Providing player clips post-match and statistical data in response to specific data needs.
  • Helping present post-match analysis findings to coaches and players.
  • Providing a post match written report.
  • Sustaining databases on goals scored/conceded etc. and continued development.
  • Maintaining scouted players/teams, loan/u21 players and players of interest databases for monthly scouting reports.
  • Clipping and keeping records of potential players.
  • Producing a monthly statistical update on the club’s players out on loan and produce clipped footage.

Main job requirements and person specification Education/Qualifications/Training:

  • Educated to Degree level (E)
  • Up to date knowledge of industry standards (E)

Specific Experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience (E)
  • An understanding of the ‘elite player performance plan’ environment (D)
  • The ability to work as part of a team (E)

Abilities/Skills/Knowledge:

  • SportsCode and/or GameBreaker (E)
  • Experienced in using analytical software such as Prozone, Scout7 Xeatre and Wyscout (D)
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint (E)
  • Vast analytical skills and ability (E)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (E)
  • Previous experience working at a professional football club with good football knowledge and understanding at elite development and/or first team level (D)
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and be able to work as part of a team as well as take own initiative (E)
  • Good problem solving skills and an eye for detail (E)
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines in a pressurised environment (E)
  • Reliable and highly motivated towards the role and trustworthy with sensitive data (E)
  • A healthy interest in sport/football (D)

This is a full time (35hr) role that includes work on weekends and evenings.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting role please forward your CV with covering letter outlining your current salary package and a summary of how your career history to date maps against the key competencies outlined for the role to: recruitment@cafc.co.uk

Salary: £22,000

Closing date: Monday, 19 January 2015

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we regret that we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants.

TOCA Sports – Vantage Point – Reseller/Distributor

International Rules 3TOCA Sports is Ireland’s leading Sports Technology company. In recent months we have developed and manufactured a new Portable Video Tower called Vantage Point. Vantage Point is the most cost effective and easy to use portable video tower on the market today. We have had great success since the product launched this year and as sales continue to grow in both Ireland and the UK we are now looking for resellers throughout Europe.

If you currently have a business selling equipment to sports teams or are interested in becoming a distributor/reseller of Vantage Point we would love to hear from you. The role is commission only and the rates will be discussed with interested parties. For more details on the product you can check out the website www.vantagepoint.tocasports.com

If you are interested in discussing becoming a distributor/reseller please contact Stephen – outlining any experience you have in the field and why you (or your company) would be a suitable local representative for Vantage Point in your country. At this time we are only looking for interested parties from outside the UK & Ireland.

Email: stephen.carroll@tocasports.com

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