Football Insights Analyst

New York City FC

Football Insights Analyst | New York City FC

Football Insights Analyst

New York City FC

Apply by 5/7/2021

Posted 27 days ago

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Orangeburg, NY, USA

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JOB TITLE:  Football Insights Analyst
DEPARTMENT:  Sporting Department
REPORTING TO:  Vice President, Sporting Operations & Strategy
LOCATION:  Orangeburg, NY

The Football Insights Analyst will provide actionable data insights and football intelligence across the Sporting Department – Coaching, Performance Analysis, Human Performance and Talent Management – and aid in the short, medium and long-term decision-making strategies of the club. ​
The Football Insights Analyst will also work collaboratively with the Data Insights & Decision Technology team in Global Football, help develop our proprietary insights platform, and will be responsible to produce and effectively communicate high quality data insights across the NYCFC sporting department.
  • This role will support in the delivery of football intelligence and data insights across all football functions - Talent Management; Football Performance; and Human Performance - within New York City Football Club
  • Demonstrate innovative data-orientated approaches to problem solving of short, mid and long-term projects
  • Explore, interrogate and analyze a multitude of data sources that sit within the NYCFC/CFG infrastructure to identify actionable insights
  • Communicate insights with key decision makers through visual storytelling
  • Link closely with the members of the Performance Analysis, Coaching, Recruitment & Human Performance departments in order to design and implement insightful metrics, challenge conventional thinking and provide an objective foundation for analysis
  • Development of models and provision of direct analytical support to NYCFC sporting stakeholders

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • A passion for problem-solving through data-driven approaches
  • Must have experience providing data analytical support to an organization​
  • Must have evidence of working with, and deriving insights from, complex datasets ​
  • Ability to design and implement insightful metrics, dashboards & communication tools
  • Prior experience of visual analytics tools such as Tableau, QlikSense, Power BI, etc.
  • Ability to apply data visualization techniques to facilitate conversations and assist in decision making
  • Experience in working to tight deadlines
  • Must have a good knowledge and interest in soccer and understanding of the game​
  • The ability to use statistical knowledge to tackle football specific problems
  • Excellent communicator
  • Proactive and driven to succeed
  • Able to run projects professionally
  • Attention to detail
  • Preferred written and verbal fluency in Spanish​
  • Compliance with Club policies
  • Compliance with the Club’s health and safety procedures
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected
  • To maintain professional conduct at all times
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Business Analytics, Business Science or Sports Management
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a related field and/or Sports & Entertainment preferred

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