MSc Sports Performance Analysis Work Placement with Insight
Insight - MSc Sports Performance Analysis Work Placement in partnership with University of Chichester
Job Title: Insight Analysis Work Placement (Data Collection Dept)
Location - Bath or Twickenham (or surrounding areas)
Type of Contract - Fixed Term (2017-18 Season)
Remuneration - Bursary to cover MSc Sports Performance Analysis tuition fees (up to GBP 5670). Plus reasonable travel expenses
Contract Start Date - 01/09/2017
MSc Sports Performance Analysis
This programme of study is designed for graduates seeking to develop specialist knowledge in Sports Performance Analysis. The MSc Sports Performance Analysis programme is carefully aligned to employer needs and aims to provide the knowledge, skills and experience to successfully pursue a career in the area of Sports Performance Analysis. The processes and theories underpinning performance analysis are explored, together with key practical competencies, all delivered in conjunction with a dedicated, intensive work placement offering invaluable industry relevant experience.
Summary of the Work Placement RoleInsight are offering a season long Performance Analysis work placement in partnership with the University of Chichester for the 2017/18 season. The position requires a 28 hour per week commitment to work within the Elite Rugby Department at Insight to help support England Rugby. The role will offer the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to explore the processes and theories that underpin the discipline through the MSc, alongside providing numerous applied learning opportunities in a varied and elite applied rugby setting. The successful candidate will receive a bursary to cover full tuition fees for the course.
Duties:It is anticipated that approximately 50% of the placement will be spent working under our team of senior analysts to assist in the delivery of a variety of analysis processes and services to England Team(s) and the Professional Game Match Officials Team. This may include:
The second part of the role will require the successful applicant work as part of a dedicated team of support analysts, with a responsibility to film and analyse GK IPA championship matches on a weekly basis for the duration of the season
Key components of this role include:
It is anticipated that the above responsibility will account for approximately 10-15 hours per week
In order to maximize the exposure and development of the successful candidates it is expected that, when not completing field based tasks, they will work out of either the Insight office in Bath, or hot desk at RFU training centre's and offices in/around Twickenham. Proximity to these two areas is therefore a pre-requisite for appointment.
Personal circumstances must allow the candidate to work extended hours, evenings and weekends for the duration of the placement.
Once the successful candidates have been selected they will need to attend 3 days training at Insight on operational definitions and protocols. This will take place in August in advance of the season starting.
If you would like to discuss the post prior to applying, then please contact Naomi Datson, Senior Lecturer in Sports Performance Analysis at the University of Chichester or Jack Lawrenson Performance Analyst at PGIR
Due to the expected high number of applicants we will unfortunately not be able to provide individual feedback for those unsuccessful candidates.