Performance Analyst

Blackburn Rovers FC

Blackburn, United Kingdom

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Job Role Summary

Job TitlePerformance Analyst
LocationBlackburn, United Kingdom, Europe
FunctionMedia, Marketing & CommunicationsVideo Production
Employment TermsPermanent, Full Time
Closing DateClosing date and time for applications passed

Job Role Details

Department: Performance Analysis
Based at: BRFC Senior Training Centre, however flexibility regarding location is required.

Reports to: Head of Performance Analysis
Responsible for: N/A
Hours of work: A minimum of 35 hours per week, plus any additional hours necessary for the performance of duties. This will include regular evening and weekend work.

Contractual Status: Permanent

1. Job purpose:To be responsible for the preparation and delivery of the analysis service within the Professional Development Phase. This will range from pre-match through to post-match duties, adopting both video and statistical methods of analysis.

2. Duties and responsibilities:
u00b7 Liaise with the appropriate coaching staff to ensure all required analytical output is provided for (pre-match through to post-match);
u00b7 Travel with the U23s to all matches (league, cup, friendlies) to film the matches in wide-angle for the use of performance analysis, ensuring all matches are analysed to the highest standard using all resources available;
u00b7 Update all relevant databases, ensuring these are up-to-date at all times;u00b7 Upload match footage to the designated platforms, as required;
u00b7 Film training sessions when required to do so by the coaching staff / Head of Performance Analysis;
u00b7 Ensure adherence to all EPPP requirements, documenting as required for audit purposes;
u00b7 For the purposes of wide-angle filming, be in attendance at First Team matches, as required;
u00b7 Backup analysis presentations and documentation to the designated storage devices (Performance Analysis server and relevant hard-drive(s)), ensuring these are kept up-to-date at all times;
u00b7 Maintain a positive approach to learning new skills required to work with any new equipment / IT appliances;
u00b7 Maintain the highest regard for confidentiality with sensitive information;
u00b7 Adhere to and abide by all club policies, procedures and guidelines; and
u00b7 In addition to your normal duties, you may be required to undertake additional / other reasonable duties as necessary to meet the needs of the First Team and U23's Manager, Coaching Staff and/or Performance Analysis Department.

3. Skills required:
u00b7 Organisation;
u00b7 Time management;
u00b7 Ability to meet strict deadlines;
u00b7 Ability to work under pressure;
u00b7 Ability to interpret information;
u00b7 Communication skills (both written and verbal) to a range of audiences;
u00b7 Ability to work as part of a team;
u00b7 Ability to work independently;u00b7
Competent with the following IT appliances; SportsCode, WyScout (desirable), Coach Paint (desirable), Globall Coach (desirable) and Microsoft Office inc. PowerPoint, Excel and Word; and
u00b7 Competent using video cameras and video capture equipment.4. Knowledge required:
u00b7 Football tactical and technical understanding;
u00b7 Knowledge of 'the coaching process' and where Performance Analysis fits into this; and
u00b7 Sound knowledge of Mac and Windows-based operating systems.5. Qualifications required:
u00b7 Undergraduate degree in Sports Science / Sports Coaching or a similar degree subject; and
u00b7 Prior experience working in a Performance Analysis role in an elite sporting environment is desirable.

DBS check required: Yes (Enhanced)

The document is a guide only and should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of changing needs of the organisation.

How to Apply
Due to high-levels of interest, this post may close early so early application is advised, otherwise the closing date for this role is 5pm on Friday 15th March 2019. To apply, please email your application form and covering letter to CV's will not be accepted. To download an application form please visit

Equality and Diversity
Blackburn Rovers FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.

Safer Recruitment
Blackburn Rovers FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. The job holder will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK

Anti-Discrimination and Equal Opportunities

Blackburn Rovers FC is committed to eliminating discrimination whether by reason of gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion or ability and to encourage equal opportunities.

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