Head of Sports Analytics

Industry : Clubs & Teams | Location : France


  • Mathematical engineer or statistician 
  • Education background: ENS, ENSAE, ISUP
  • Specialised Master of Science
  • Ideally, has already a first successful experience of a data scientist in a company



  • Analyse and determine the most relevant data available on the market and within the club
  • Develop proprietary data management tools of matches and player training within the club
    statistics and the performance of players from outside the club as part of its recruitment policy
  • Returns the results of its analyses by making them legible, usable and easily understandable (via maps, statistics, etc.).
  • Interprets the data by proposing solutions, areas for improvement and strategic recommendations.
  • Finds solutions for data storage and structuring
  • Keeps an eye on the latest tools and technologies in terms of data mining



Very specific technical skills are essential:

  • Applied mathematics and construction of algorithms
  • Modelling
  • Statistics
  • Computer programming (knowledge of Python, Java or C/C++)
  • Database management
  • Data analysis
  • Understanding the business issues of football
  • Project Management
  • Enjoying sport and top-level football



  • Loyalty, a culture of confidentiality
  • Autonomy
  • Communication, relational ease
  • Capacity for synthesis and analysis
  • Discretion, reliability and confidentiality
  • Logic
  • Reactivity
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Relational ease



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