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ECB: Performance Analysis Lead (Deadline – August 22)

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England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB)  
Loughborough, England, United Kingdom 
Posted: 30 July 2021
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About the job


The overall purpose of this role is to lead the delivery of insight-led performance advantage to the England men’s teams and the pathway, contributing to our ambition to be the most respected team in the world. Underpinning this performance advantage, will be a drive to ensure that cricket remains at the forefront of sports performance analytics and innovation.


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.


  • 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 are typically curious and love problem solving.
  • You would like the challenge of leading and managing in a flexible and adaptable way.
  • You can balance having an eye for detail and also bigger picture vision.
  • You would be energised by having to manage and influence a range of key internal and external relationships.


  • Leading on performance analysis strategy and resourcing for the England men’s teams and pathway (Lions and Young Lions).
  • Line managing members of the performance analysis department.
  • Ensuring that standard operating procedures are in place to support the planning and review of all matches, series and competitions.
  • Growing the department’s capability to deliver live in-game analysis and impact.
  • Ensuring that player identification, selection and assessment is objectively and critically informed.
  • Ensuring that coaching and programming is objectively and critically informed.
  • Leading the co-ordination across ECB Data, Digital and IT departments to ensure optimal performance analysis provision and service is maintained at all times.
  • Manage relationships and agreements with all consultants and data/service providers to ensure optimal performance analysis provision and service is maintained at all times.
  • Working through the network of county stakeholders and utilising the County Partnership Agreement, overseeing performance analysis strategy and delivery across the entire men’s domestic game.
  • Overseeing all department studies and projects, ensuring that collaborative relationships with external partners are maintained.
  • Fulfilling the role of England team analyst as and when required at home and overseas.


  • Extensive experience and demonstrable achievements as a performance analyst in elite sport.
  • High performance leadership experience and skills.
  • In depth understanding of international cricket, performance analysis, software and data/video resources and data/digital infrastructure.
  • Exceptional relationship and stakeholder management skills to engage external partners, players, coaches and management team members.
  • The capability to travel (UK and overseas) extensively, as required.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Private medical insurance
  • Non-contributory 8% pension
  • Life assurance
  • 30% discount on New Balance items


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