Scouting Analyst

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Football Operations
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 002062
Published: 18 days ago
Expiry date: 19 Feb 2024 00:00

Scouting Analyst

Remote

Permanent

Competitive Salary

Closing Date 19 February 2024

We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.

About the role

We’re looking for a Scouting Analyst (known internally as Positional Analyst). You will provide video analysis and occasional live game analysis for potential target players, with a focus on outfield positions, for first team and emerging talent players for future transfer activity. You’ll produce daily reports and evidence-based clips in line with the Recruitment strategy.

You will identify new potential target players, using expert knowledge and any available data, to ensure information is relayed quickly and key target players are placed into a dynamic workflow within the department.

Your impact

*       Previous experience within an elite sporting / football environment

*       Good knowledge of football with regards to game models, playing styles and profiles of technical, tactical, physical and psychological traits

*       You will have a good understanding of a player potential and performance, including with young emerging talent players

*       Experience of using various video software platforms (Wyscout, Hudl, Sportscode and Studio)

*       High attention to detail with the ability to work to strict deadlines

*       Willingness to work flexibly to meet the demands of the business

*       Working towards FA talent identification qualification

About the team 

You will work closely with the Lead Video Analyst, Head of Technical Scouting and Recruitment Operations Manager to provide actionable insights. The team takes an active approach in ensuring there is a collaborative culture within the department. With the role being remote, communication is at the forefront of priorities, enabling day to day impact and contribution towards the long-term recruitment department strategy.

Why choose us 

We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In additional we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.

United As One

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.

How to apply 

For further information on this role and about the club and our values please visit our careers page

To find out more about the role please read our Positional Analyst Job Description.

Recruitment Agencies – please note that we do not accept unsolicited / speculative candidate details or applications. Any candidates supplied, unless formally requested, will be taken as a direct / free candidate.