Video Analyst – India National Team - U-15 (M) & U-20 (W) (Closed)

Job Category: Indian National Team technical staff (Professional) Location: As per Team's requirement
Date : 16-01-2021 to 02-02-2021
Area : India Football Team - U15 (M) & U-20 (W)
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to : hr@the-aiff.com
Email Subject : Video Analyst – India National Team Girls’ U-20 / Boys' U 15 (please specify)
Application Deadline : February 2, 2021

Number of Positions - 2

Background:

The AIFF is creating the next cycle of Indian national youth teams that will participate in AFC, FIFA, Asian Games’, Olympic Games’ campaigns and eventually serve Indian Women’s’ football in the long term. The AIFF is seeking to appoint a technical team and support staff skilled at nurturing talent in the crucial stage of youth development as per the demands of International football.

Job Description: 

The Video Analyst will contribute to the development of the team by through the use of video and related technology as per the directions of the Head Coach. The team schedules could be at various locations in India and overseas and the incumbent will be expected to travel and stay with the team as per the programme.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Capture video footage of training sessions and matches.
  • Edit and present footage to the coach as per the latter’s requirements.
  • Conduct analysis on opposition by using video applications or any available footage.
  • Work in concert with the team staff that may include goalkeeping coach, fitness trainer, physio, team manager, analyst & others, keeping the goal of sustaining the team’s development as top priority.
  • Maintain archives of the video analysis. Provide analysis as and when required by AIFF committees, scouting department, etc.
  • Make efficient use of the available resources.
  • Maintain exemplary personal behaviour to maintain and enhance the status of the Indian National team.
  • Participate in/contribute to any seminars/teaching programmes/conferences/etc. organised by the key stakeholders viz., All India Football Federation &/or the Sports Authority of India in relation to the incumbent’s domain of expertise.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Head Coach assessment

Detailed KPI to be established and reviewed in consultation with Head Coach.

Candidate Profile:

  • At least 2 years of experience as video analyst in a football programme. Past experience in National Team projects will be an advantage. Keen interest in the nuance of the game and player behaviour.
  • Adept at using technology and video analysis platforms. A satisfactory level of ability in using applications like Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Able to devise ways to present complex matters in simpler ways for youth players from varied cultures to understand.
  • Good communicator in Hindi and English. Other Indian languages will be a plus.
  • Graduate in any discipline from a Government of India recognised institution or university.
  • Willing to drive own development through recognised courses and licences in his field.
  • Able to visualise and pursue ambitious goals that may disrupt the prevailing scenario and take Indian football to great heights.
  • Pleasing personality with professional attitude; willing and able to strike rapport with youth and the other staff from different cultures in an environment with language limitations.

Important:

  • Cover letter/CV should mention references from recognised national federations/associations with whom the candidate has worked.
  • Candidates should be willing to produce documents, as asked for, for background checks/due diligence. The documents will include, among others, original certificates in support of date of birth, educational & professional qualifications, experience certificates, etc. along with one set of self-attested photocopies.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week after the application deadline. Shortlisted candidates should be ready to present themselves for interview/s in person within a week or earlier. In certain unavoidable circumstances, the interview/s could be conducted through a webcam over the internet. Related travel & lodging/boarding expenses will have to be borne by the candidate. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview/s.
  • The selected candidate will be expected to join the Indian U-20 national team (Women) immediately/latest within a week of selection.
  • As the job may involve regular overseas travel, a candidate is expected to hold a valid passport and should be able to produce documents, if asked for, to prove his/her worthiness to travel.

Interested candidates should mail their CV along with expected remuneration to hr@the-aiff.com with the position applied for clearly stated in the subject line.

AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason.