First Team Data Analyst (Recruitment)


Vacancy summary

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  • Closing date:
    July 30th
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    See below
  • Full-time, one-year fixed term

Reporting to Head of Scouting Operations, Celtic Football Club is currently recruiting for a First Team Data Analyst (Recruitment) to be an integral part of the Scouting team. The position holder will be responsible for the data analytics area of the Scouting and Recruitment department, supporting all decisions relating to the acquisition of players.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To create and implement statistical models to identify players, whilst ensuring this is driven by the requirements of the first team coaching staff.
  • To evaluate players via statistical analysis and compare statistical profiles on potential targets.
  • To work with senior members of the Scouting and Recruitment department to continuously develop Club bespoke tools and methods to enhance productivity.
  • To contribute to the Club making critical recruitment related decisions.
  • To be innovative with project ideas and accept responsibility to execute and manage the workflow of information to a high level, providing senior members of staff with updates on findings.
  • To produce high level visualisations when presenting findings to members of staff and executives.
  • To manage all internal and external data sources and databases.
  • To communicate and collaborate with the Head of Scouting Operations on a spectrum of topics that are recruitment related.
  • To assist with training/CPD workshops on data related topics.
  • To work with technology and data providers to ensure the Club is utilising the latest hardware and software technology.
  • To undertake other duties as required by their Line Manager.


The successful candidate will hold a Masters or Undergraduate Degree in a STEM related field e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, etc. They will have an inquisitive, proactive and innovative approach to be able to formulate and drive data specific projects. They will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. The ability to work in a high pressured environment is crucial. Experience in recruitment analysis at a professional football club with knowledge of football data sources such as StatsBomb & Wyscout is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please apply with CV & Cover Letter to: with the subject line 'Data Analyst Application (TGG)'

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