Nov 18, 2019
Academy Performance Analyst -Blackburn Rovers FC Ltd - Salary £16,500 per annum - closing date 22 November 2019
To prepare and deliver the analysis service from the Foundation Phase up to and including the Under 18s. This includes pre-match, live in-match and post-match to Provide appropriate and effective performance analysis sessions for all age groups from U9s – U18s in line with the EPPP requirements of a Category 1 programme; To film, code and analyse matches for varying teams within the Academy when required; Provide further support to other departments within the Academy and external organisation’s who utilise the Academy for differing purposes; Maintain a database of matches / sessions filmed for future use; Film training sessions and utilise material for analysis sessions and individual/team; Upload individual and team video clips for all age groups on to the PMA system and other relevant video sharing platforms; Produce supportive material to be utilised by coaches, players and Academy staff for the forthcoming seasons; Log and maintain analysis sessions on the PMA system; Develop the accessibility of performance analysis support for players, coaches and Academy staff; Support the Academy Head of Coaching as and when required with analysis needs; Assist the Senior Academy Performance Analyst with organisation and training of students and/or interns; Support and work with other departments at the Academy in adopting a multidisciplinary approach; Liaise and communicate with coaches in preparation for analysis sessions; Provide supportive material to the Head of Academy Recruitment when required; Liaise with the First Team and U23 analysis departments for an effective integration; Continually monitor the equipment and software used by the department and liaise with relevant staff to upgrade, where possible; and Liaise with the Senior Academy Performance Analyst and other Academy Analyst(s) to monitor specific targets on a monthly basis. Skills Required; Organised; Ability to work under pressure and meet set deadlines; Ability to use a variety of methods of communication; Ability to liaise with people with integrity, honesty and empathy at times when required; Ability to produce plans; Time management skills; Ability to make key decisions under pressure; Ability to solve problems; Ability to evaluate and identify both strengths and areas for development to improve performance, making recommendations where necessary; Professionalism; Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team; IT literate (Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint essential); and Confidentiality. Knowledge Required;Knowledge & experience using the various software packages available for analysing performance (Sports Code essential), including capturing & coding matches; Knowledge & experience utilising various video techniques to film matches / training; Knowledge of various delivery methods / styles to use when delivering specific analysis sessions to both teams / individuals; Knowledge of how players may learn at various ages to support analysis delivery; Knowledge of the technical, tactical elements of football to support delivery of analysis sessions; Knowledge of varying statistical data used in performance analysis and how this can be utilised in an Academy environment; and Knowledge of how analysis can be used and the benefits this can have on player development. Qualifications Required; Relevant undergraduate degree (i.e. Sports Science / Sports Coaching / Performance Analysis); and Specific Performance Analysis qualifications (Desirable).How to applyHow to Apply Due to high-levels of interest, this post may close early so early application is advised, otherwise the closing date for this role is 12 noon on Friday 22nd November 2019. To apply, please email your application form and covering letter to email@example.com . CV’s will not be accepted. Equality and Diversity Blackburn Rovers FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment. Safer Recruitment Blackburn Rovers FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The job holder will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.
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