FA Performance Analyst (Game Insights) Ref: GIL18

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Role location
St. George's Park, near Burton upon Trent
Type of contract
Full Time

FA Performance Analyst (Game Insights)
Based at St George’s Park, near Burton upon Trent

Closing date – midnight 15th January 2018

Win the World Cup in 2022 and 2023 and sustain success thereafter

To deliver against this inspiring goal we are changing how we work, reallocating resources and investing heavily to create a team of exceptional people capable of creating winning England teams at our world-class training facilities at St George’s Park in Staffordshire.

This is a unique and exciting time to join The FA in an integral role to the organisation achieving its goals.

To support in the delivery of a world leading performance analysis services and insights to England teams. This supports decision making within the coaching process & provides performance advantages through game research and evidence based reporting structures.


·       Supporting England teams in competition and major tournaments through the collection of robust metrics which enable the effectiveness of England team playing philosophy and to be measured and optimised

·       Collection of metrics within an opposition analysis framework to deliver effective, consistent insights to inform a winning strategy for all England teams

·       Contribute to key internal and external research projects which underpin future service development & provide insights to the coaching process

·       Close & highly effective working relationships with coaching staff through capturing reliable and consistent data whilst contextualising it into tactical insights.

·       Provide data, video and learning reports and resources through the extraction and visualisation of data sets to support preparation, review and long term strategic planning England teams.



·       A qualification at degree level (or equivalent) in sports science or a related subject specialising in performance analysis

·       Extensive experience in successfully delivering performance analysis services in elite sport

·       High level knowledge of and proficiency in the use of sports analysis systems and other relevant technologies

·       Excellent planning skills

·       Master’s degree in performance analysis or related discipline

·       Data analysis & visualisation

·       Knowledge of football and the requirements of international football

·       Football coaching award

The Football Association Group promotes Equal Opportunities in employment, and welcomes applications from all parts of the community. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter.


This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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