Senior Technical Analyst - Women’s National Teams - Football Federation Australia - Closing 27 Nov 2020

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  • Sydney ▸ New South Wales ▸ Australia
  • Nov 12, 2020
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Job Description


Football Federation Australia (FFA), the national governing body for football, is currently seeking a fixed-term full time Senior Technical Analyst + Women’s National Teams, based in Sydney and starting early 2021.

Reporting to the Lead Analyst - National Teams & Matilda’s Head Coach, the main purpose of this role is to provide technical support to the Matilda’s Head Coach. This role will also manage and support the National Team Analysis across the Women’s National Teams and Future Matilda’s program, aligned with the following principles from the XI Principles for the Future of Australian Football:

  • Principle 10: Australia becoming the centre of women’s football in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • Principle 11: Transform our national teams into uniquely iconic brands

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produce a detailed opposition preview and post-game review
  • Coordinate the filming and analysis of national team performances in training and matchday environments
  • Manage live matchday analysis systems and workflows to provide coaches with in-game, and immediate post-match tactical analysis
  • Monitor and manage talent identification and player monitoring strategies
  • Maintain and ensure full data management of analysis resources
  • Compile regular stocktake and maintenance of analysis hardware.
  • Prepare regular reports and liase with FFA departments, Member Federations and HAL/NPL Clubs
  • Aligned with Principle 6 - Creating world class environments for coach and referee development, Create material and present modules at FFA Advanced Coaching Courses and Pro Diploma and A-License courses
  • Manage Performance Data - Investigate how we can store, interpret and visualise performance data that we collect internally and are provided to us from third parties

 Experience and skills required:

  • Experience of pre and post-match analysis in a professional sport environment (football preferred)
  • Experience of providing live matchday analysis
  • Experience with a variety of video capture, coding, telestration and presentation software (particularly SportsCode, tOG/Paint/Piero, Keynote)
  • High level of tactical football knowledge
  • Bachelor or Diploma in Sports Coaching, Sport Science, Performance Analysis, or other related subjects
  • FFA Advanced Coaching Qualification
  • Video capture and coding, both live and pre/post-match (SportsCode)
  • Video editing and telestration (tOG/Paint/Piero)
  • Organisation and archiving of data/video (Hudl)
  • Clear & innovative presentation skills (Keynote/Powerpoint, etc)
  • Data collection, analysis & visualisation (Excel/Numbers, Smartabase, Tableau)
  • Communication with players and coaches
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • Availability to travel with national teams, including extended periods ‘on-the-road’
  • General availability to team members, including after hours