Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Academy Performance Analyst (U23)


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Posting Date

May 20, 2022

Role description

Job Title: Academy Performance Analyst (U23)

Employer: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club

Salary: Depending on skills and experience

Location: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, Lancing. The post holder will be required to attend all U23 matches, both home and away.

Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Type: Permanent

Deadline date: 2nd June 2022

Who are Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club?

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club are proud that our elite teams compete at the highest level of football in England, those being the Premier League and the Women's Super League. Our home, the spectacular 32,000 capacity American Express Community Stadium hosts our Premier League journey whereas The People's Pension Stadium in Crawley, with a capacity of over 6,000, mainly hosts our WSL journey. Our ambition is to be a top ten Premier League club and a top four WSL club. A commitment to high performance and high professional standards is at the heart of everything we do.

The job

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club is recruiting for an Academy Performance Analyst to lead on all performance analysis duties for the U23 age group, including but not limited to, training, opposition, live and post-match analysis.

You will create and update the video database of good practice video clips and ensure all match footage is uploaded to the player review platform and all players have access to the relevant footage. You will attend academy match days to record match footage for live and post-match analysis and for distribution to the U23 coaching staff as well as analysing upcoming opposition for the U23 matches.

What we need

Candidates must have a related sport science degree and at least 2 years of full-time experience of performance analysis ideally within an academy setting. Preferably the ideal candidate will have experience of filming football matches and database management. We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate a high level of confidentiality.

You will have excellent knowledge and experience of using SportsCode software and comprehensive data sets. Due to the nature of the role, candidates must be flexible with regards to working hours as the hours will include evenings and weekends.

Our values

Values play a pivotal role in the success of the Club. Our values are not just a list of words we expect our people to learn, but a set of filters through which we deliver to each other, our fans, our partners and our sponsors – in fact, with anyone who interacts in anyway with our brand. Each year we hold the TEAAM Brighton awards where peer to peer nominations are recorded. Those with the most nominations take away awards for their commitment to the TEAAM Brighton value.

Our values are:

Treat People Well
Exceed Expectations
Aim High. Never Give Up
Act with Integrity
Make it Special
What is in it for you?

In return for your hard work and commitment to us, you will receive a competitive reward package which will include, but not limited to:

Free breakfast & lunch (fantastic healthy and tasty food provided by our inhouse chefs)
Free onsite parking
Local travel discounts
Discounts at the Club superstore and website
Health benefits including eye care
Group life protection
Club pension scheme
Discounts and benefits for local businesses

Disability Confident

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are proud to be a disability confident employer who are committed to supporting candidates with disabilities throughout our recruitment and selection process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our People and Culture team.

Equality Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community celebrates and values the diversity brought by employees, potential employees, casual workers, potential casual workers, players, potential players, applicants, supporters, participants on community programmes and customers and believes the Club benefits from engaging with everyone from a variety of backgrounds, thus allowing it to meet the needs of a diverse population within a multi-cultural society. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.

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