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Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur FC

Recruitment Analyst FC


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Posting Date

Dec 14, 2022

Role description

Job Summary

Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League Club, based in North London, with an estimated 615.5 million global followers
Led by the late great Bill Nicholson, the Club became the first in to win the League and FA Cup Double in 1961, and the first in the UK to win a European Trophy two years later. Spurs has since been home to some of the game’s great entertainers, including Jimmy Greaves, Glenn Hoddle, Paul Gascoigne, David Ginola, Gareth Bale, Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane.
In April 2019, the Club opened an iconic new stadium that sits at the heart of a £1billion sport-led regeneration of North Tottenham. The stadium is the largest football club stadium in London and is a multi-use venue with the ability to host a variety of events 365 days a year, including NFL, boxing, rugby, concerts and other major events, plus visitor attractions including Stadium Tours and the Dare Skywalk.
The stadium development scheme has to date created more than 4,000 new jobs for local people, with circa £300m pumped into the local economy each year.
Tottenham Hotspur has:
A clear strategy to develop talent from within its Academy, showcased by a strong track record of Academy players graduating to the first-team squad.
A £100m state-of-the-art Training Centre that supports the Club’s ambition to attract, develop and retain the best talent.
Commercial partnerships with globally recognised brands including AIA Group Limited (AIA), one of the world's leading providers of life insurance services, and Nike, the world’s leading sports footwear and apparel company
A commitment to minimizing its environmental impact across Club operations, being named as the greenest in the Premier League for the past three years. Tottenham Hotspur is a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, committing to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and become net zero carbon by 2040
An award-winning Foundation that is renowned for creating opportunities to help enhance the lives of people in its local community through education, employment, health and social inclusion programmes
The Club is seeking a Recruitment Analyst to work as part of the Scouting department to deliver high-level support within the recruitment process. This is a full-time position that will be based at the Training Centre in Enfield, reporting into the Lead Recruitment Analyst & Data Insights Manager and the successful candidate will work closely with the Chief Scout.
The primary purpose of the Recruitment Analyst role is to help the club conduct informed decisions with maximum impact in the player identification and recruitment process, through the use of both video and interpretation of data.
The role forms an integral part in the Scouting department by leading the development and delivery of the Club’s video support in the recruitment process.

Key Responsibilities

Provide high-level recruitment analysis support for all stages of the player recruitment process, from First Team to Academy
Proactively lead the video analysis support used within the recruitment process
Generate detailed videos for all shortlisted targets, highlighting key aspects of each player's performance, based on the Club’s player profiles, whilst ensuring all videos are up to date
Connect data with visual insights and show the ability to draw conclusions from player comparisons and assessments
Provide market insight by using various social and other media sources to enhance the Club’s connection to the market
Support departmental insights via weekly meetings
Show the ability to facilitate the development of the Club’s recruitment process
Active in live and video-based scouting, using a modern scouting framework
Monitor content from the scouts to ensure quality and consistency
Create dossiers and technical profiles on shortlisted players
Competent in the use of data visualisation tools
Maintain a good understanding of THFC players across all age groups
Maintain a positive working relationship with key personnel within the Scouting department and other departments, both First Team and Academy
Due to the nature of this position, the role will involve irregular working hours (e.g. includeing evenings/weekends/Bank Holidays).
Personal Attributes

Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas and finds solutions

Values and respects others, builds relationships and collaborates as a team player

Delivers to the highest standards in a pressurised environment with tight deadlines

Highly organised and able to prioritise multiple tasks

Passion for the role, taking great pride and enthusiasm towards the work produced

Accepting of new ideas and processes

Attentive and observant, showing close attention to detail

Dedicated with a flexible approach to working hours and travel

Skills & Experience

Experience of working in a professional football club or related environment
High level knowledge of professional football teams and players
Must be highly skilled and competent and have exceptional technical ability to illustrate a player’s style, strengths and weakness using software such as Sportscode, Final Cut and Piero
Proficient in a number of performance analysis software tools and platforms such as: ISF Scout7, Hudl, Wyscout, StatsBomb IQ, Skillcorner and Noisefeed
Awareness of computer productivity programmes such as Tableau, Excel, Numbers and Keynote
Must have an understanding and awareness of the various analytical tools used in the assessment of players, whilst delivering insights using an evidence-based approach with clear reasoning
Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment, where clear communication and organisational skills are key         
Full valid, UK driving license
Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS check with child’s barred list.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

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