Academy Performance Analyst

Leicester City Academy are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Performance Analyst to work within our Youth Development Phase. This exciting role will primarily work with the U15 and U16 age groups but will also support individual player development from U12.

About The Company

With a new First Team and Academy training ground being built, there has never been a more exciting time to join Leicester City’s Premier League Category One academy.

About The Role

Leicester City Academy are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Performance Analyst to work within our Youth Development Phase. This exciting role will primarily work with the U15 and U16 age groups but will also support individual player development from U12. The ideal candidate will have a football background and/or a qualification at undergraduate level in a sports-related course with experience of delivering performance analysis support in an elite football/sport environment.

Based at Leicester City Football Club’s Training Ground, the key duties of this role include:
– Conducting match and player coding to provide team and individual statistical and video content against category 1 and 2 oppositions
– Preparing and delivering group feedback sessions to assist player development using objective and statistical data
– Providing pre-match analysis for all home U16 games and home U15 games

Who We’re Looking For

The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a 2:1 Sports Science/Performance Analysis or other relatable degree and or experience in football. They will have experience in using SportsCode analysis software programs. They will have excellent clear presentation skills, including creating and delivering. They will have excellent accuracy and attention to detail in the work they produce.

Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days annual leave including bank holidays.

Contract Type – Permanent
Hours Per Week 
– Full-Time (covering evenings and weekends as required)

Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.

Click here to download the full job description.

If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for please apply by sending your application form and CV, along with a covering letter, by email to [email protected]

Closing Date
 –  June 11, 2019

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