Head of Insights & Analysis

June 11, 2024

Job Description

We’re seeking a dynamic individual with a strong drive and extensive experience in revolutionizing performance analysis within high-level sports, to join us at PGMOL. In this pivotal role, you’ll be instrumental in enhancing the performance of all PGMOL Match Officials. You’ll lead a top-tier team of analysts and craft a cutting-edge analysis and insights strategy aligned with our organizational goals.

We’re interested in hearing from you if you:

  • Possess substantial experience in Performance Analysis within sports.
  • Are a strategic visionary, adept at communicating effectively with various stakeholders in a compelling manner.
  • Have led a Performance Analysis department in a top-tier sports environment.
  • Boast exceptional football knowledge, capable of presenting technical and tactical insights to support PGMOL Match Officials’ performance.
  • Have managed budgets, cultivated relationships with key stakeholders, and overseen third-party suppliers.
  • Have a track record of implementing innovative technology to elevate data and video analysis in elite sports settings.
  • Exhibit high emotional intelligence, can navigate multiple workstreams, and value collaboration.
  • Aspire to significantly influence officiating and the development of Match Officials within PGMOL.

What you can expect to engage in:

  • Continuously evolving PGMOL’s performance systems and leveraging integrated data analytics tools.
  • Fostering collaboration across departments to deliver impactful insights and analysis.
  • Collaborating closely with the Chief Refereeing Officer, Technical Director, and other PGMOL Leadership Team members to fulfill organizational objectives.
  • Improving the delivery of football and referee insights to aid Match Officials’ preparation and performance.
  • Managing personnel and recruitment processes.
  • Opportunities for project management.
  • Reporting at the board level and presenting to various stakeholders.
  • Negotiating and managing supplier contracts.
  • Contributing to upcoming PhD research projects related to Performance Analysis.
  • Evaluating existing systems and processes, implementing new technologies, methodologies, and tools for enhanced effectiveness.

Safeguarding: PGMOL prioritizes safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children and vulnerable individuals. Therefore, the post holder will undergo relevant security checks as required.