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Job listing closed on 13 Jul 2024
29 Jun 2024

Senior First Team Performance Analyst (Post-Match)

🇬🇧 Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Location – Newcastle Upon Tyne


Competitive Salary

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 an elite, experienced Senior First Team Post Match Performance Analyst to work closely with our Head Coach and First Team Coaching staff to deliver outstanding evidence based, video and data driven analysis.

This is a critical role with a direct contribution to First Team Performance, developing and leading an elite approach to individual and collective post-match analysis.

You will work within our elite First Team environment, collaborating with our Coaching, Analysis and Data and Insights teams to ensure alignment of post-match and team meeting content / analysis concepts and workflows connect to the Club’s technical and tactical footballing philosophy.

This is an outstanding opportunity to directly impact the continued growth of an ambitious Premier League club.

Your impact

With significant experience at an elite level professional football club, you will possess a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant sports discipline and be fully proficient in the use of HUDL Sportscode and Studio (or similar).

Given the nature and importance of this role you will also possess excellent elite professional technical and tactical football knowledge. As such, a UEFA B Coaching licence, whilst not essential, would be highly desirable.

Excellent visual presentation and verbal communication skills to convey and compelling and engaging narrative are critical and experience.

Proficiency in data portals (Statsbomb, Impect, Opta, Second Spectrum, Insights) and the ability to manipulate and visualise the outputs of these would be highly desirable.

About the team

Working closely with our Head Coach and broader, elite First Team Coaching and multi disciplinary teams you will report to our Head of Performance Analysis. As such you will be resilient to meet the high workloads and sustain output throughout the intense demands of the schedules of professional football.

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 addition, 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.


We’re committed to being a place where everyone is safe, heard, valued and able to thrive so we place high value on the safeguarding and welfare of everyone we engage with.

Please apply as soon as possible as this vacancy may close early should we receive a high volume of suitable candidates.

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.