LCFC Women First Team Analyst

  • Leicester City Women Football Club
  • Leicester, UK
  • 09 Jun, 2021
Full time Premier League Scout / Analyst

Job Description

LCFC Women are looking to recruit a First Team Analyst to work with the Club's senior players and assist throughout the player pathway which may also involve working with Under-18s players.

About the role

The role will provide players and staff with in-depth statistical training and matchday analysis, including pre-match opposition analysis, post-match analysis, training analysis and individual player analysis.

 

Main duties 

The successful applicant will also be required to film and edit all first team sessions as required by the LCFC Women Manager, including home and away matches, training and individual practice, reviewing footage and accurately code all necessary events.

The role will be required to present detailed and informed analysis of forthcoming opposition to coaches and management, produce a variety of resources specific to forthcoming opposition, and manage systems for providing coaching staff with in-game and immediate post-match tactical analysis.

 

Who we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have significant experience of working on:

  • In-depth statistical training and matchday analysis – including pre-match opposition analysis, post-match analysis, training analysis and individual player analysis.
  • Co-ordinating the storage and maintenance of all data, software and equipment related to performance analysis.
  • Reviewing opposition video and scout opposition players and able to produce the necessary reports/presentations on these areas.

The ideal candidate will also have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Understanding of learning and developing high performance with a proven ability to create optimum learning environments for players.
  • Organised and able to work to deadlines with excellent attention to detail.
  • A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with players, staff and senior management, a good communicator at all levels.
  • Dedicated to self-improvement and personal development.

 

Essential:

  • Performance Analysis Degree.
  • FA Coaching badges and other proven understanding of football tactics and coaching.
  • Experience using Performance Analysis software and of working with statistical data.
  • Holds an in date FA Safeguarding Children Certificate or is willing to complete the FA Safeguarding Children Course within 3 months.
  • Holds an in date FA First Aid Certificate or is willing to complete the FA First Aid Course within three months.
  • Ability to create and present reports in Powerpoint/Keynote.
  • Full UK Driving License.

 

Desirable:

  • Masters in Performance Analysis.
  • Experience of working as a Performance Analyst within an elite Women’s football environment.

 

About the Club

Knowing some of the history of LCFC Women helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Club are renowned for.

In May 2021, LCFC Women were promoted to the FA Women’s Super League. From its formation in 2004, the Club was run on an amateur and semi-professional basis with support from Leicester City Football Club. In August 2020, the Club turned professional after being acquired by King Power International – Leicester City’s parent company – and realigned as a core team in Leicester City’s football operation.

We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Stonewall Diversity Champions partnership, our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.

 

Benefits Package 

LCFC Women offers a competitive salary and pension scheme. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.

 

Contract Type –Fixed term  
Hours Per Week 
 37.5

 

LCFC Women is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

LCFC Women is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.

Closing date - June 30