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Chelsea Football Club

Chelsea Football Club

PDP Performance Analyst


posting Date

role Type



Jul 4, 2024


JOB TITLE: PDP Performance Analyst
DEPARTMENT: Academy Performance Analysis
JOB FUNCTION: Lead a high quality and proactive video and data analysis insights programme for
the Academy PDP teams to support the coaches in the individual football development of our U21 &
U18 players on and off the pitch.
LOCATION: Cobham (Plus travel to domestic and international locations)
CONTRACT: Permanent (40 hours any 5.5 of 7)

PLAY YOUR PART (Main Responsibilities):
o Provide detailed technical and tactical reviews of training and match performance.
o Proactively provide insights on player and team development using accessible data sources.
o Pre-match: Support coaches in the preparation of tactical workshops, analysis previews and match-day presentations including opposition analysis.
o Lead on the matchday analysis provision for all U21 home and away fixtures, including managing the match-day performance analysis team.
o Manage, lead and collaborate with our Academy Player Development Analyst to provide individual insights to coaches and players.
o Post-match: Support the team and individual review of games using video and data resources in collaboration with coaching staff.
o Player performance management: support the logistics and management of ‘case study reviews’
o Provide regular player dossier reports for senior Club staff to support the tracking of individual player development.
o Work with Academy analysts to develop educational resources for coaches and players to support them in engaging with analysis content.
o Maintain and organise age group analysis video libraries and databases.

DO THE RIGHT THING (Our Expectations):
• To demonstrate and live by the club’s values; Here to Win, Be Brave, Do the Right Thing, Play Your Part, Many Teams, One Club and Proud to Be Chelsea
• To adhere to the club’s policies and procedures, including Health & Safety, Financial Authorisation, Confidentiality and GDPR.
• To act as an ambassador for diversity, equality, and inclusion, and demonstrate a positive commitment by treating others fairly in line with our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy and reporting any acts of discrimination through appropriate channels
• To create a safe environment and act to protect all young people and vulnerable adults that are either in your care or attending club premises, and report any concerns to the Safeguarding Lead
• To report any misconduct or suspected misconduct to the HR Department

HERE TO WIN (Measures of Performance):
• Please note key measurables on how the candidate would demonstrate success in the role.
• Provide actionable insights to support coaches in developing players across the PDP age group.
• Provide senior club staff with regular and consistent reporting on team and player development.
• Ensuring all Academy coaches and players have access to the relevant video and data resources.
• Providing consistent proactive support to the Lead Academy Analyst to innovate and develop analysis processes using cutting edge software and hardware.

PROUD TO BE CHELSEA (Person Specification):
• Essential to hold a undergraduate degree in Performance Analysis or in a Sports related subject.
• Desirable to have relevant football coaching or analysis qualifications.
• Desirable to have Drone Pilot License.
• Minimum of 3 years working as a Performance Analyst in an elite sporting environment.
Skills and Behaviours:
• Excellent organisational skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent visualisation and presentation skills.
• Excellent knowledge of using video software’s e.g. HUDL Sportscode & Studio, Angles
• Excellent football understanding with the ability to communicate clearly with coaches and players using available analysis recourses.
• Excellent ability to be able to work efficiently under tight deadlines.
• Good understanding of how to utilise and manipulate large data sets and use softwares such as PowerBI and SQL
• Willingness to be flexible with working hours in line with team schedule.

What We Offer:
• Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to
your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.

Chelsea FC is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young
people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants
to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful
applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where

This Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive; the duties and responsibilities may therefore vary over time according to the changing needs of the Club.

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