Saracens - Job Opportunity: Assistant Performance Analyst

Feb 08, 2016

Job Opportunity: Assistant Performance Analyst


Saracens are looking to appoint a new Assistant Performance Analyst. The successful candidate should be qualified to degree standard in a sports science or relegated subject. They would preferably have experience working in a professional sporting environment and be familiar with the use of video analysis software including sportscode. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a great group of coaches and support staff with one of the leading rugby teams in Europe.

Title: Assistant Performance Analyst

Reporting to: Head Performance Analyst

Location: Woollam Playing Fields, St Albans and Allianz Park

Start Date: July 2016

Closing Date: Friday 26th February 2016 at 5pm

 
Key responsibilities:

 

  • Work closely with and support the Head Analyst to provide pre and post-match analysis to coaches and players.
  • Assist in the filming of training and matches.
  • Live and post-match coding of all first team matches, providing detailed feedback for coaches and players.
  • Assisting in the creation and maintenance of relevant statistical methods for the tracking of KPIs.
  • Creation of high quality presentations using a variety of methods and materials.
  • Assist in the provision of analysis to the A Team and Academy, including filming/coding of fixtures.
  • Keep Saracens App up to date with relevant information.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Essential Qualifications:

 

  • A minimum qualification at degree level (or equivalent) in Sports Science or related area.
  • A good understanding of Rugby

 

Desirable Experience:

 

  • Previous analysis experience within a team environment
  • Experience in the use of video analysis software, including Sportscode, and associated packages to produce information
  • Experience of video production, and knowledge of video/analysis equipment
  • A high standard of organisational skills
  • Flexibility to work unsociable hours, including evenings and weekends
  • IT literate

Please send a cover letter and CV to matthewwells@saracens.net. Due to the large number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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