Contract type: Permanent, full-time
Reports to: Youth Projects and Planning Manager
Location: Premier League Offices, Paddington, W2 1HQ
The Premier League is responsible for the delivery of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP), a long-term strategic plan for the development of Academy System with the goals of; 1) developing more and better Home Grown Players capable of playing at the highest level; and 2) ensuring positive development outcomes for all Academy Players, regardless of whether they become professionals or not.
To support the continued success of the EPPP, we are looking to recruit a Strategic Projects Analyst who will be responsible for supporting the Youth Development department through providing effective planning, project management and strategic analysis support.
Who we are
The Premier League is home to some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. The League and its clubs use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world. The Premier League brings people together from all backgrounds. It is a competition for everyone, everywhere and is available to watch in over 1 billion homes in 189 countries.
We have a wide variety of responsibilities. These include organising the competition and its Rule Book as well as managing the centralised broadcast and commercial rights. The work we do in conjunction with the Clubs also goes far beyond the 90 minutes. We support and provide a framework for youth development, we protect the organisation’s intellectual property, support the wider game and community programmes, undertake international development work and liaise with governing bodies and other leagues.
The Strategic Projects Analyst will work closely with the Youth Projects and Planning Manager and Head of Youth to ensure the Premier League meets the objectives of its strategic plan and that our Academies are effectively supported in the planning and delivery of their Academy Performance Plans. The work that you will get to undertake will be quite varied but will include the following:
Requirements for the role
Nice-to-haves for the role
The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All appointments will be made based on merit.
The closing date for applications is Friday 30 April 2021. Candidates should visit our career site at http://careers.premierleague.com/ to submit their CV and a cover letter (personal summary).