Moon Intelligence

Moon Intelligence

Research Analyst- Chinese Super League

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Posting Date

May 12, 2022

Role description

Moon Intelligence are looking for a research analyst with huge passion for the Chinese Super League to join our team.
We are looking for an analyst with exceptional knowledge of the Chinese Super League teams, players, tactics and league specific intricacies.

About the Chinese Super League Research Analyst role
The role involves:
Producing previews for all matches in the Chinese Super League (and cup competitions) to our set template. Previews are to be published by 4 AM (UK time) on the day of the games. The analyst is expected to research and provide information such expected line-ups, key player information and team approaches. If key information comes out after the previews are published, the analyst is expected to provide updates
Confirming line-ups. Once the starting 11s are announced for all matches, the analyst is expected to confirm any changes from their predicted 11s and if they expect anything different from their previews
Providing xG in-play data. During the games, the analyst is expected to watch and collect xG data for the first half of Chinese Super League games (max 2 games at a time). Training will be provided
Working weekends and evenings is essential to the nature of the Chinese Super League fixture calendar
The role can be home based
The role will be as a consultant with payment made monthly (around £3,000) when the Chinese Super League is fully active. (Pro-rota when the league is not fully active)
About You
We are looking for someone with a keen eye for detail and accuracy. The information collected and provided is crucial to our clients so needs to be to a very high standard.
We want someone who is extremely knowledgeable about the Chinese Super League and Chinese soccer/football from knowing how Guangzhou City approach games to knowing the usual starting 11 from Beijing Guoan.
The ideal candidate will have:
Excellent communication skills. To be fluent in Chinese and high level of English
Previous experience covering Chinese Super League (highly desirable, but not essential)
High motivation and enthusiasm to watch games and continue to improve knowledge of Chinese football
Exceptional attention to detail
Knowledge of xG (Expected Goals)

****If you are currently working for a similar company where conflict of interest could occur, you will not be able to able to combine the roles.
If interested in this role, please send a CV and answers to the following questions to
What is your current employment status?
When would be the earliest you could start?
Do you have previous experience covering the Chinese Super League in a paid working or voluntary capacity? If yes, provide more information.
Why do you think you would be a good fit for this role of Chinese Super League research analyst?
What level of accuracy do you think you would be able to achieve for the Chinese Super League when asked to produce a predicted line-up for each team per round? Why?
How many Chinese Super League games do you watch (on average) per week?
In your opinion, who is the most underrated player in the Chinese Super League and why?
In your opinion, who is the most important player for Shenzhen and why?
In your opinion, which side impressed and disappointed you the most last season and why?
What is Shandong Taishan’s typical style of play?

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