1st Team Performance Analyst


Manchester City FC


Role: 1st TeamPerformance Data Analyst Division: Performance

Reports to: MCFC Head ofPerformance Analysis & Insights Closing Date - 10th May 2021

Department: Performance Analysis - 1st Team


Purpose: MCFC’s Performance Analysis and Insights strategy aims to continually create innovative and actionable insights that drive world-leading team and player development decisions to help the Team consistently challenge for major trophies. This post will drive the delivery of individual player and opponent analyses which, will help enable the Performance Analysis Team to effectively engage players and coaches to learn from tactical and technical insights.

Accountabilities with Key Outcomes: Develop innovative data / statistically driven approaches to understand and predict 1st Team and individual performance Produce pre and post-match statistical reports with actionable insights communicated through visual storytelling Create individual opponent reports [including telestration] with actionable insights for our players who specifically match-up against themCreate statistical insights to support individual player development [technical and tactical] Support the response to ad hoc queries and analysis requests from coaches, players and practitioners as delegated by your line managerWork with the Data Insights & Decision Technology and IT Teams to deliver a platform that: -Manages and integrates multiple sources of data collected by 1st Team coaches, practitioners and scouts plus third parties so that it can be explored, interrogated and analysed -Provides a Management Information System which, can be efficiently accessed by users [incl. coaches, practitioners and players] to see visually engaging reports and understand novel / actionable insights

Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Essential Undergraduate degree in Performance Analysis. Mathematics, Statistics or a related field Highly competent using a range of statistical methods to analyse complex datasets and establish novel insights Highly competent using a data visualisation package such as Tableau, QlikSense or Power BI Capability to facilitate conversations with data visualisation and engage people from a range of backgrounds with novel / actionable insights Experience of delivering Performance Analysis in professional football and providing actionable insights to coaches that influence daily training and coaching behaviours Track record of building effective working relationships with coaches, players and practitioners from a diverse range of backgrounds Desirable UEFA B license Postgraduate degree in Performance Analysis. Mathematics, Statistics or a related field Knowledge and understanding of evidence-based talent development best practice Knowledge and understanding of ‘What it Takes to Win’ methods and models in a Team sport setting Understanding of the application of statistical methods to analyse and understand performance City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview. Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK. The City Football Group is fully committed to safeguarding children and other vulnerable people across our business. As such, appointment to this post may be subject to Safer Recruitment processes including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up the role. If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact Careers@CityFootball.com Job Segment: Database, Data Analyst, Technology, Data Apply now



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