First Team Performance Analyst - Bath Rugby Club - Closing date 9 August 2021
Farleigh House, Farleigh Hungerford, Bath BA2 7RW, UK
Full time, permanent
The successful applicant will have experience of working with professional coaches and sports science support staff and be confident working across a range of areas such as (but not limited to);
- Filming training sessions and matches - Collection and analysis of both training and match data - Opposition analysis to facilitate tactical preparation - Presentation tools to enhance feedback and learning - Sharing of relevant data, video and other resources using online platforms (Hudl)
- Assist in the capture, analysis and feedback of all training sessions and matches as required. - Design and evolve data collection methods to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness with which KPI’s can be monitored and referenced. - Upload and maintain any online platforms. - Provide systematic and ad-hoc performance reports for wider coaching and performance teams, to enhance player development and game understanding. - Support the delivery of analysis sessions to both players and coaches. - Work with other sports science disciplines as part of a multidisciplinary team. - Undertake (in consultation with all relevant line managers) any other relevant / reasonable duties across the organisation as appropriate.
Person Specification Education, Training and Experience
- A sound academic record, including a undergraduate degree in Performance Analysis or related subject is required. - Practical and relevant experience with performance analysis in elite sports. - Excellent understanding of the game of rugby with at least two years’ experience of working or playing in the game. - Highly numerate with strong technical and computer skills. - Experience in the use of performance analysis software(s) and related video production and analysis tools. - Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential. - Demonstrable database and statistical analysis skills. - Ability to vary feedback methodologies to maximize understanding of target audience. - Experience of report writing and design – translating analysis into literate, concise documentation. - Excellent written and spoken English is essential .
What you’ll bring to the team
- A passion for developing people. - Curious about performance. - Builds relationships across the business. - Energy and enthusiasm. Enjoys the challenge the role brings and is committed to achieving personal, department and team objectives. - Pro-active – understands the needs of the department and the wider team to be successful and is forthcoming with ideas and assistance. - Highly organised, with the ability to work under pressure and deal with multiple tasks. - Willingness and ability to work unsociable hours. - Comfortable, confident and effective in an elite environment. You have high standards and take pride in your work.