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Current vacancies

PT European Football Analyst

Salary: Wage per hour TBC

Ref: OPTA/PTEFA

Location: Feltham, London

Description:

NOTES - this is a part time role based in our Feltham office (Hanover House, Plane Tree Crescent, London, TW13 7BZ) and therefore you will only be considered if you live a reasonable commuting distance away. 

Opta is looking for hard working individuals with a good knowledge of European football to help us collate live statistics on the eight major European leagues.

The requirements we need from applicants to be successful at Opta are:

An extensive knowledge of football covering the 8 major leagues we currently analyse live.  These leagues are: 

  • English Premier League
  • French Ligue 1
  • German Bundesliga and Bundesliga Zwei
  • Italian Serie A
  • Russian Premier League
  • Spanish La Liga
  • The UEFA Champions League
  • The Europa League
  • UK Domestic Cup Competitions
  • Major International Competitions
  • International Friendlies

An excellent reading of the game and the ability to interpret live match events.

Excellent IT skills are essential in order to use our complex live analysis tool.

Confident, with a keen eye for detail.

Excellent communication skills are crucial to work in our live environment.

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PT European Football Analyst