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West Ham United

West Ham United

1st Team Lead Post Match Analyst


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Jan 9, 2024


The ideal candidate will have an organised and calm approach to work and be able to deal with the time-pressured demands in an elite level environment. They will be able to lead and communicate effectively with colleagues, display a high level of knowledge of football tactics and demonstrate the technical ability required to work with industry-specific software. Candidates should be proactive, forward thinking, having the ability to adapt and be innovative in relation to presentation of information. They should be self-motivated, committed and provide and maintain a high standard with the ability to work under time constraints, often with unsociable hours, as well as being able to build a rapport and function as part of the Analysis department and the backroom staff.

Resources management:

Management responsibility for: N/A

Reports to: Head of Performance & Pre Match Analyst

Budgetary signing limit and commercial framework: TBC

Key Responsibilities 

Co-ordinate and lead the post match process by presenting detailed and informed analysis to management and coaching staff for each               fixture.
Providing coaching staff with post match tactical analysis.
Support the preparation for matchday for First Team Matches.
Analyse, interpret and report specific insights into patterns and trends from both a team and individual perspective.
Monitor and feedback competition data providing regular key findings relative to KPI’s and West Ham’s philosophy.
Instrumental in maintaining West Ham’s playing philosophy through tactical and technical evidence.
Liaise with the first team coaching staff to produce feedback on individuals, units and the team.
Support the response to ad hoc queries and requests from management, coaches and players.
Contributing to driving standards of practice within the performance analysis department, and throughout the Club.
Being proactive in the organisation and implementation of performance analysis-based CPD learning activities.
Developing a close working relationship with key members of the Analysis department to aid continual progression and provide a more efficient workflow.


Significant experience of post-match analysis in a professional sport environment.
Experience of providing live match analysis in a stadium environment.
An excellent understanding in the use of analysis software, (Hudl SportsCode, SBG Matchtracker and Second Spectrum) video and data analysis techniques, and other associated 3rd party products (Keynote, Wyscout and Tableau);
Demonstrate a high level of tactical knowledge.
Leadership experience (desirable).


BSc in Performance Analysis, Sport Science, or other related subjects.
Higher academic qualifications e.g. MSc (desirable).
Coaching badges (desirable).

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