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National Team Performance Analyst

Scottish Rugby Union

The Scottish Rugby Union is the governing body of rugby union in Scotland. It is the second oldest Rugby Union, having been founded in 1873, as the Scottish Football Union.

30 Jul 2022
Full Time
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

Job Purpose

To provide best in class applied performance analysis provision to a highly driven international coaching team and playing group. You will play a key role in the delivery of all applied analysis provision pre, mid and post competition as well as providing in depth opposition insights. You will also be required to continually research innovative methods and help grow and develop an ambitious performance analysis department.

Key Accountabilities

  • Accurate and consistent monitoring/reporting and analysis of identified players to the National Team Coaches (pre, mid and post competition)
  • To lead the analysis provision at training as well as the organisation of support contractors/student placements during campaigns.
  • Delivery and presentation of in-depth Opposition insights and analysis using a variety of delivery methods including video and data.
  • Delivery of In Game and post-match analysis reporting to National Team Coaches and Players verified by quality control measures. (Hudl Sportscode, Tableau, Microsoft Excel)
  • Management of all National team video and data for archiving and future analysis
  • Design and produce analysis presentations using software (Keynote, Sportscode, Prezi) and video (Hudl Studio, Final Cut) for scheduled analysis meetings
  • Develop relationships with key clubs (internal and external) to establish file/video sharing methods to the coaching staff
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other departments within Scottish Rugby and provide support when instructed by the Head of Performance Analysis
  • To up-skill and educate contractor/student support staff on best in class analysis provision
  • Continually educate players and coaches on the importance of video analysis and upskill on the use of software and online analysis.
  • Be proactive to develop new, innovative methods of reporting and presenting, and stay in tune with current analysis methods and technologies
  • Manage and maintain all analysis hardware and software used within the programme and liaise with
  • Baggage master/Team manager on Logistics
  • May be called upon to support Scottish Rugby central analysis department.

Person Specification

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an experienced Performance Analyst, preferably with a strong rugby background.
  • Has great attention to detail and understanding of relevant software.
  • Can think outside of the box and drive standards.
  • Excellent IT skills including data visualisation

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Performance Analysis
Rugby Union
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