ECB: Young Lions Consultant Analyst (Secondments and Consultants considered) Oct 2023 – February 2024 (Deadline – Oct 13)

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England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) 
Loughborough, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
Posted: 7 October 2023
Link to Apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3733358059/

About the job

PURPOSE

This role will provide essential insights to our players and coaches on a pre Christmas Young Lions tour to India and the 2024 U19s World Cup in January/February 2024.

The successful consultant analyst must have the technical skills required (use of PCS pro, Dartfish, ECB Depth App, iHawk etc) to capture vital performance data for the Young Lions coaches and players in the playing and coaching environment. Travel on the tours will be part of the roles in November 2023 and January/February 2024.

This role is a set number of 68 consultancy working days from late October 2023 through to February 2024.

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 a world leading cricket analyst and want to be part of the England team
  • Curious about creating change and informing best practise
  • Working hard and being part of a great team

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Working with the Lead Pathway Performance Analyst to deliver pre series information to coaches and players
  • Provide real-time coaching and practice feedback (data and video) during the tour, particularly in the training environment
  • Setting up IP cameras and coding the matches
  • Provide in game trends and analysis to coaches during Youth ODIs
  • Working with the Lead Pathway Performance Analyst to deliver post match and tour feedback to coaches and players
  • Working with the Lead Pathway Performance Analyst to track the progress of individual players

YOU’LL HAVE

  • An Undergraduate/Masters degree in related subject
  • Experience of providing cricket analyses to elite players (including use of PCS pro)
  • Ability to be nimble, collaborative, impactful and a team player in a high-performance sporting environment

YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Competitive daily rate and expenses when on tour (exact figures depending on experience and will be discussed at interview stage)
  • Please note, we are planning to hold the interviews during the w/c 16th October.

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