Player Analyst

£19,000 yearly
  • Football Radar
  • Liverpool, UK
  • 12 Oct, 2021
Full time Entry Level Research

Job Description

The Company 

Football Radar is an exciting company which is disrupting the football analytics industry. For over ten years we have successfully devised football analytical frameworks and statistical models, and as a result we have become a market leader in providing information for the betting industry, offering world-leading insight, underpinned by unique football analysis that unravels the game at a scientific level. 

For our company to thrive we need people with a passion for spotting the intricacies of the game and the ability to study these to a high standard. At Football Radar we owe our success to the strength of our employees, there is an entrepreneurial energy surrounding our company with a professional yet friendly atmosphere. As a Player Analyst you will have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the most talented football minds in the world, and become a leading expert in football analytics. You’ll be helping us to change the game!

 

The Role

As a Player Analyst you will be studying the game in minute detail, combining the skills of a Scout and a Performance Analyst to help us understand the game on a scientific level.

Your aim as a Player Analyst is to measure the team and it’s players’ performance. With the help of our unique framework you will learn how to assess key performance indicators, and therefore develop a real understanding of the game and how to effectively analyse both player and team performance. The assessments you produce will need to be logged in a consistent and systematic way, with the output of your work contributing to our statistical models enabling us to calculate the overall level of performance of the team.

As our Player Analysis team covers games in such depth you will not cover live games in this role. As a result the hours for this position will be Monday to Friday and will not be heavily dictated by the fixture list.

 

What you’ll do

  • Assess player performance in line with Football Radar’s unique framework
  • Systematically record key performance indicators 
  • Develop an expert understanding of Football Radar’s framework 
  • Analyse and collect data on a range of football matches across different levels

 

What you’ll bring

Given the complexity of a football match this role requires a meticulous nature and a rigorous attention to detail. Player analysis is a complex process, this job will only suit a person who likes to work in depth and who can maintain concentration for extended periods of time.

  • Expert knowledge and passion for football
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to process and accurately record information in timely manner 
  • Ability to take on feedback
  • Ability to work independently and be self motivated
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK 
  • Ability to start training in our Liverpool office in mid January 2022

 

Remuneration and Benefits 

  • Task based contract, c. £19,000 per year with option to watch additional games as overtime
  • Healthcare cash plan, with allowances for optical and dental treatments
  • Competitive employer match pension contributions
  • Individual and Company performance bonus scheme
  • One day per week home working option
  • Cycle to work scheme

 

Apply now!

Submit your application via the link below. If successful at the CV screening stage you will be invited to start the recruitment process:

Stage 1: Remote online assessment (1 hour)

Stage 2: Assessment Centre held at our Liverpool Office

Stage 3: Final interview