First Team Performance Analyst

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Applications have closed

Website West Ham United Football Club

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We are committed to the principle of equality and equal opportunities in employment and have been accredited with being a Disability Confident Leader.   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.


West Ham United FC is committed to equality and safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. Positions that involve working with such groups are subject to safer recruitment protocols, including DBS Disclosure at enhanced level.


West Ham United staff enjoy generous benefits, including a contributory scheme, 25 days’ leave and life assurance.  You can also take advantage of interest-free travel season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme and our employee wellbeing programme.













Job Purpose:


To communicate effectively with colleagues, display a high level of knowledge of football tactics and demonstrate the technical ability required to work with industry-specific software, as well as being able to deal with the time-pressured demands in an elite level environment.



Key Responsibilities:


Presenting detailed and informed analysis to management and coaching staff.
Providing coaching staff with in-game and post-match tactical analysis.
Support the preparation for matchday and including the filming or coding of First Team Matches where required.
Analyse, interpret and report specific insights into individual patterns and trends of play.
Liaise with the first team coaching staff to produce feedback on individuals, units and the team.
Support the response to ad hoc queries and requests from management, coaches and players as delegated by your line manager.
Contributing to driving standards of practice within the performance analysis department, and throughout the Club.
Being proactive in the organisation and implementation of performance analysis based CPD learning activities within the Club.

Equal Opportunities


1. To ensure that all departments are provided within an anti-discriminatory framework and take account of such issues as race, gender, sexuality, disability, religion, sexual orientation and age.


2. To carry out work in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity for both staff and clients.



Employees will be recruited and selected, promoted and trained on the basis of objective criteria.




1.              Staff must evidence a commitment  to the safety and welfare of  children, young people  and  adults at risk regardless of their age, gender, language, religion, ethnic background or sexual identity and ensure the safety and protection of all children, young people and adults at risk taking part in any activity arranged by or in the name of the Club.


2.                  It is a requirement for staff to follow the  Club’s Safeguarding reporting procedures to report without delay, allegations of abuse, poor practice or which is or may, impact on the welfare of a child, young person or adult at risk.   After contacting and taking guidance from the Safeguarding Team, staff must use the Club’s Child Protection Online Management System (CPOMS ) to record the concern within 24 hours unless directed to do otherwise.




Person Specification


The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas: –


Education, Qualifications, Experience


BSc in Performance Analysis, Sport Science, or other related subjects.
Higher academic qualifications e.g. MSc (desirable).
Coaching badges (desirable).


Significant experience of pre and/or post-match analysis in a professional sport environment.
Experience of providing live match analysis in a stadium environment.
An excellent understanding in the use of analysis software, (Hudl SportsCode, Coach Paint, SBG Matchtracker and Second Spectrum) editing and analysis techniques, and other associated 3rd party products (Keynote, Numbers, iBooks, Wyscout);
Demonstrate a high level of tactical knowledge.

As an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of our staff.