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Professional Football Vacancy

Job TitleFirst Team Performance & Recruitment Analyst
LocationHamilton Academical Football Club ( Stadium Based)
Salary£24,000-£26,000 (Dependent On Experience)


We are seeking a talented and dedicated individual to join our team as the First Team Performance & Recruitment Analyst at our prestigious Scottish Professional Football Club. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing performance insights to the coaching staff, and contributing to the development of our players and team, as well as having an active role in the identification of players throughout the recruitment process. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysing match footage to provide detailed insights on team performance, opponents’ performances & match strategies, and player statistics.
  • Travelling home and away with the first team to film and code all first team matches 

– Collaborating with the coaching staff to develop game plans, set pieces and strategies based on our gathered intelligence on all  of our opponents and their players as well as full and thorough data analysis coverage.

– Providing performance reports to coaches and players to aid in individual and team improvement.

– Monitoring and analysing training sessions to evaluate player development.

– Utilising video analysis software and other tools to enhance performance analysis processes. 

  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in football analysis to ensure best practices are implemented.
  • Overseeing the workflow and structure of the existing recruitment department and managing interns 
  • Creating high quality videos, reports and dossiers for the attention of the technical staff and directors throughout the recruitment process

 Accepting Ad-Hoc requests from 1st Team Manager and/or Director of Football 

 Working as part of a growing, but well developed team of coaches, Sport Science & Medical operatives

  • Working on your own initiative to develop Club databases (or implement new structures and plans) and maintain existing platforms which are familiar to the Club already

Qualifications and Skills:

– Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science, Statistics, Data Analytics, or a related field. (Preferable but not essential)

– Previous experience as a performance analyst or similar role within a professional football environment.

– Proficiency in using performance analysis software and video editing tools (Sportscode, Studio, Coachpaint, Wyscout)

– Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.

– Excellent communication skills to effectively convey complex data to coaching staff and players.

  • Passion for football and a deep understanding of the game.
  • Coaching Badges or equivalent qualifications would be beneficial 


– Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

– Opportunity to work with a renowned Scottish Professional Football Club and contribute to its ambitions for growth & success.

– Professional development opportunities and access to cutting-edge technologies in football analysis.

– Dynamic and collaborative work environment with a focus on excellence and continuous improvement.

If you are passionate about football & football analysis, have a keen eye for detail, and are ready to make a meaningful impact in a professional football setting, we encourage you to apply for the position of First Team Performance & Recruitment Analyst at our Scottish Professional Football Club. 

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role to ‘ declan@acciesfc.co.uk‘ with the subject line as ‘ First Team Performance & Recruitment Analyst Application’ 

Closing Date:- Friday 29th March 2024


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