Football Association of Finland

Football Association of Finland

Game Analysis Specialist


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Posting Date

Jun 9, 2022

Role description

The Finnish Football Association is the largest sports federation in Finland in terms of the number of enthusiasts, which is responsible for our country's football and football activities and its development. There are 890 clubs in Finland, 136,000 registered players and more than 500,000 Finns deal with football every week. 

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For the research and development activities of the Finnish Football Association.

The values ​​of the Finnish Football Association are joy, reliability, success and community. Our desire is to build a football community where everyone’s role is valuable and recognized. As a game analysis expert, your task with game analysis information is to help you achieve a strategic and coaching competitive advantage in the Finnish Football Association and member clubs.

In your role, you provide added value to the player development processes of the Finnish Football Association and clubs by passing on key information about the performance of the game to coaching and management personnel.

The work consists of four main areas:

On the game development monitoring of Finnish national teams
On the development of game analysis methods for the Huuhkaja and Helmaripolu to be offered to clubs
On the design and implementation of game analysis training
On the systematic monitoring of international game development trends.
Both qualitative and quantitative game analysis methods are applied in the task. You will be able to communicate comprehensibly, orally and in writing, to various stakeholders (coaching and management staff) about your work.

The position requires an appropriate undergraduate degree and experience in applying video and game analysis methods as part of a coaching process in targeted football environments. You are familiar with a wide range of applicable camera technologies, analysis software (e.g. Dartfish, MyVideoAnalyzer) and data management practices. You master the basics of computational game data processing and imaging in any suitable software language (eg R, Python) and visualization tool (eg PowerBI, Tableau). You are also familiar with MS-Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).

The position is located in Helsinki, but enables the main telework. The nature of the work includes occasional evening and weekend work. The work may involve occasional travel. The employment is valid for the time being.

If you identified yourself, please submit your application by 6:59 PM on June 19, 2022. Also attach your CV and salary request to your application. Please note that the application includes one video interview question. For more information on the position, please contact Ville-Pekka Inkilä, Research and Development Manager, tel. +358 50 404 8719, and Kati de Jong, Human Resources Manager, tel. +358 40 574 3420.  

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