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West Ham United FC

West Ham United FC

Lead Performance Analyst (Women’s Team)


posting Date

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Mar 10, 2024


Company Description

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 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 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.


Co-ordinate and lead the analysis process by presenting detailed and informed analysis to the management and coaching staff.
Deliver and develop the performance analysis services within the Women first team environment. This may include training analysis, pre match preparations, opposition analysis, recruitment and post-match feedback.
Support the preparation for matchday and including the filming or coding of Women First Team Matches training.
Analyse, interpret and report specific insights into individual patterns and trends of play in line with club philosophy.
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 as delegated by your line manager.
Lead a department
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 within the Club.



Significant experience (3+ years) of analysis in a elite football.
Experience of providing live match analysis in a stadium environment.
An excellent understanding in the use of analysis software, (Hudl SportsCode, StatsBomb, Opta) editing and analysis techniques, and other associated 3rd party products (Keynote, Numbers, iBooks, Wyscout);
Demonstrate a high level of tactical knowledge.


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

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1. Staff must evidence a commitment to the safety and welfare of children, young people and adults at risk regardless of their age, gender, language, religion, ethnic background or sexual identity and ensure the safety and protection of all children, young people and adults at risk taking part in any activity arranged by or in the name of the Club.

2. It is a requirement for staff to follow the Club Safeguarding reporting procedures to report without delay, allegations of abuse, poor practice or which is or may, impact on the welfare of a child, young person or adult at risk. After contacting and taking guidance from the Safeguarding Team, staff must use the Club Child Protection Online Management System (CPOMS) to record the concern within 24 hours unless directed to do otherwise.

Equal Opportunities:

1. To ensure that all departments are provided within an anti-discriminatory framework and take account of such issues as race, gender, sexuality, disability, religion and age.

2. To carry out work in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity for both staff and clients.

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