This is an exciting time at Newcastle United and we are looking for talented individuals to help us on our journey. To help us deliver on our ambitious plans we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Head of Data and Insight to support our Football Data Team.

Reporting to our Sporting Director you will have significant experience in elite sport in a similar leadership role and be proficient in the use of data and analysis tools, both software and hardware.

You will be committed to build a world leading data and insight department, made up of Data Scientists, Data Analysts and Data Engineers, to support the Club in using data to underpin decision making and drive value in the transfer market. 

Working closely with our Sporting Director you will develop, implement and maintain data and insight strategies and understand and interpret football data to drive key decisions whilst collaborating effectively with a broader multi-disciplinary team.

You will have strong communication and negotiation skills to enable collaborative working with 1st team football, recruitment, academy and women’s departments to ensure that data and insights are incorporated into their decision-making processes. 

Previous experience of Azure and Amazon Web Services infrastructure are essential as is a master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, performance analysis or a related field (or equivalent).

With, an employee bonus scheme, free city centre parking, hybrid working (non-contractual) and a wide range of benefits this is an excellent opportunity to join our Newcastle United family.

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