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Recruitment Analyst

10 months ago

Manchester United

2 Current Jobs Opening(s)

Job Description

The Purpose:       
To contribute to the continued expansion and development of the recruitment analysis team at Manchester United Football Club, with the specific purpose of identifying players who demonstrate the potential to play for the first team.

The Role:

  • To contribute t'owards the administration and delivery of a comprehensive performance analysis service, with a specific emphasis on player recruitment.

  • To code and analyse the playing performance of potential scouting targets in specific countries and regions.

  • To rigorously generate quantitative and qualitative data that supports decision making in the identification of players with the potential to play for MUFC.

  • To work with the recruitment analysis team to collate and analyse MUFC specific technical, tactical, and physical benchmarks.

  • To contribute to ongoing research that supports the continuous strive toward implementing best practice performance analysis methodologies.

The Person:
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Bsc or BA degree in sport or a relevant vocational qualification and experience that provides an understanding of the technical and tactical demands of professional football.

  • Previous experience of formal training in research methods.

  • Expertise in the analysis of professional players.

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work with total discretion.

  • Previous experience in using performance analysis systems and software (e.g., Sportscode, Angles, Wyscout, Tableau).

  • Previous experience of using the creative cloud suite of products (After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, and Premier Pro).

  • Ability to work on own initiative, unsupervised and as an effective team member.

  • The ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner and practical approach to problem solving.

  • A willingness to work flexible hours in accordance with the demands of the role.

  • Previous experience working in a professional football club would be advantageous.

  • The ability to work remote effectively

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