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England Men’s White Ball Performance Analyst

The England and Wales Cricket Board (The ECB)

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body of cricket in England and Wales.

Posted
22 Nov 2022
Status
Full Time
Location
England
Closing date
6 Dec 2022

Purpose

Working alongside the England Men’s Red ball, Pathway and Disability performance analysis teams the purpose of this role is to provide world leading performance data and insights to the World conquering England Men’s T20 and ODI teams.

This role is extremely exciting and challenging, varying from providing video and data capture support during milestone events (training and match-play) to data mining, visualising and feeding back (and forward) large data sets to unearth impactful performance and team selection insights, whilst working alongside the best coaches and players in the world!

Who we are

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.

Our Values

  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.
  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.
  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.
  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.

You'll love this job if

  • You are passionate and thrive in a high-performance sport environment and always strive to enhance and add to this environment
  • You want to work with and support the best cricket coaches and players in the world
  • You understand the impact quality data and video has on performance and practise using optimal data science techniques

You'll be doing

  • Providing real-time and lapse time data and video to the England Men’s White Ball teams on major tours and milestone events during practise and match play
  • Providing team selection and pathway insights for the England Men’s white ball teams
  • Working closely with coaching and sports science team to provide an environment that is data and feedback rich
  • Be a collaborative, flexible and impactful member of the ECB Performance Analysis team, ensuring that the optimal processes learnt and applied within the Men’s Senior white ball game are applied across and along the Lions Men’s, Women’s and Disability pathway

You'll have

  • Masters/PhD in relevant subject
  • Extensive experience and extraordinary skills in the provision of performance analysis support to world class cricket players (use of PCS pro [or similar cricket analysis software], Power BI, Tableau, Excel, Dartfish, Python [or similar], etc required)
  • Ability to tour with the England Men’s white ball teams, ensuring the data and video provided is world leading; enhancing/objectifying the coaches/players decision making, quantifying technical/tactical interventions and enriches the playing and coaching environment
  • Understand of the application of AI/Machine learning in our quest to ensure our data systems are future facing and predictive

You'll receive

  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday - 25 days a year
  • Volunteering – 2 days a year
  • Pension - Non-contributory 8% pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee health cash-back plan
  • Long-term sickness insurance
  • Life assurance - four times your annual basic salary
  • Enhanced maternity
  • Unmind – free and confidential access to a wellbeing app to help you manage your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
  • OpenBlend - an innovative coaching and performance management tool
  • People Academy - a range of programmes and initiatives to help you develop and reach your potential
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 confidential access to expert services including counselling, wellbeing, and independent legal and financial advice
  • Free online fitness classes
  • 30% Castore discount
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Preferential access to tickets to England and The Hundred games

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Performance Analysis
Sport
Cricket
Pay Information
Competitive

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