Women's Pathway Performance Analyst
Please be aware that this is a consultant vacancy on a casual contract with an estimated commitment of 40 - 80 days per year dependent on age group / tournament qualification.
The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England. We are responsible for promoting and developing the game at all levels; from grassroots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International teams, and has two core assets: Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park.
To win the World Cup in 2023 and sustain success thereafter.
To deliver against this inspiring goal we are changing how we work and investing heavily to create a team of exceptional people capable of creating winning England teams at our world-class training facilities at St. George's Park in Staffordshire.
Overview of the role:
We are looking to recruit a consultant performance analyst, to work with one of our National Women's Development Teams (u16-u19).
As an integral member of the technical staff, you will support the team on competitive fixture and training camps, by providing performance insights through data and video. Domestic and international travel will be required where fixtures dictate, and you will be required for key planning and review dates surrounding the camps.
You will also be key in contributing to analysis projects which align with the overarching Women's Technical Strategy.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated to provide excellent service, eager to learn and improve, and a team player.
Key responsibilities include:
Deliver an age group specific performance analysis & insight service to identified England Women's development teams to provide competitive advantages.
Produce high quality opposition profiles through quantitative and qualitive data mechanisms to deliver insight.
Provide support and constructive challenge to coaches in developing game plans, game reviews and training reviews.
Accurately code footage to output both team, and individual metrics.
Use data visualisation to convey data driven findings through effective, audience-optimised outputs.
Attend and contribute to required planning and review MDT meetings.
Assist the MDT in the development and measurement of specified player IDP's.
Have close & highly effective working relationships with National Coaches and support staff in Women's teams to enable the delivery of an effective performance analysis service.
Have responsibility for analysis equipment set-up, usage, and storage whilst on camp.
Support on the delivery of targeted projects which align with the Women's Technical Strategy.
Attend required analysis department training and development sessions.
Executes additional tasks as required to meet FA Group changing priorities.
What we are looking for:
A qualification at degree level (or equivalent) in sports science or a related subject specialising in performance analysis
Technical knowledge of football
Experience of delivering performance analysis in elite sport
Excellent practical delivery of performance analysis with players and coaches
Outstanding knowledge and proficiency in the use of sports analysis systems, equipment, and other relevant technologies
Ability to create excellent relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
Excellent presentation and delivery skills
What we can offer:
An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
Attractive benefits and a competitive salary for the right candidate.
If you believe you have what it takes to make a difference to England Team success, please get in touch and apply via the link above.
Please note interviews will take place on 21st June 2021.