First Team Recruitment Analyst

  • Celtic Football Club
  • Lennoxtown, Glasgow, UK
  • 07 Jul, 2021
Full time Scout / Analyst

Job Description

(Full time, 1 Year Fixed Term)

Reporting to Head of Scouting Operations, Celtic Football Club is currently recruiting for a First Team Recruitment Analyst to be an integral part of the Scouting team. The position holder will be at the forefront of player identification at both senior and youth level, by maximising the resources available at the Club and ensuring that findings are aligned with the Club’s transfer strategy. They will use modern technologies to identify and process players targeted by the Club. This is an exciting and dynamic role which will allow the individual to divide their focus across Scouting, Data Analysis and creation of documentation on potential targets.

 Key accountabilities:

  • To video scout players in global markets.
  • To identify players via data analytics.
  • To create video playlists and documents on potential targets for key stakeholders.
  • To present on potential targets to key stakeholders.
  • To collaborate with regional Scouts to process players.
  • To contribute to the Club making critical recruitment related decisions.
  • To be innovative with project ideas and accept responsibility to execute and manage these projects, providing senior members of staff with updates on findings.
  • To cross reference data analysis and subjective observations to assist with recommendations.
  • To communicate and collaborate with the Head of Scouting Operations on a spectrum of topics that are scouting / recruitment related.
  • To attend games for live scouting.
  • To assist the loans department with ad hoc tasks
  • To undertake other duties as required by their Line Manager

The successful candidate will hold a Degree within Sports Science / Sports Coaching or have at least 2 years working in a scouting / recruitment department at a professional football club. They will have a good knowledge of football and will be familiar with football data sources such as StatsBomb, Wyscout and Instat. They will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. The ability to work in a high pressured environment is crucial. Experience with video editing software, business intelligence tools such as Power BI, Tableau, Looker or equivalent is preferred. A talent identification qualification would also be an advantage. 

Please apply with CV & Cover Letter