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Analysis Operations Manager

First Team Recruitment Analyst

 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:
The key responsibilities of the post are:
  • To contribute toward the administration and delivery of a comprehensive performance analysis service with a specific emphasis on goalkeepers.
  • 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 should be able to demonstrate:
  • A B.Sc. (Hons) degree in sports science with a minimum 2:1 classification (essential).
  • A Masters level qualification in sport science.
  • Relevant vocational qualifications and experience that provide an understanding of the technical and tactical demands of Professional football (essential).
  • Formal training in research methods (essential).
  • Experience of working in a professional football club.
  • Expertise in the analysis of professional outfield players and goalkeepers.
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to work with total discretion.
  • Experience in using performance analysis systems and software (Sportscode, Wyscout, Tableau).
  • Experience of using the creative cloud suite of products (After Effects, Photoshop, Premier Pro).
  • Be computer literate, familiar with Microsoft office or similar packages.
  • 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.
  • Full driving license.
  • A commitment to driving forwards continuous improvement in their working environment.
  • Sound personal qualities such as communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment, self-motivation, enthusiasm and ability to work under pressure. They should exhibit pride in performance and possess high standards in the provision of service to Manchester United’s customers and internal users.
MUFC Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and adults at risk in our work place.
Due to this post being in regulated activity, the potential employee will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the appropriate level.

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