Performance Insight Analyst

Who are UK Sport?:

We are the UK’s trusted high-performance experts, powering our greatest athletes, teams, sports and events to achieve positive success. Investing a combination of National Lottery and Government funds, we support our Olympic and Paralympic sports to realise their world-leading potential and help bring major sporting events to the UK. Our purpose is to lead high-performance sport to enable extraordinary moments that enrich lives.

We are on a mission – to create the greatest decade of extraordinary sporting moments, reaching, inspiring, and uniting the nation. That mission is underpinned by three ambitions for UK high-performance sport; to keep winning and win well, to grow a thriving sporting system and to harness those to inspire positive change. Working with the sports and events we fund, DCMS, and our partner organisations across the UK high-performance system, we are building on 25 years of ever-growing success to write the UK’s next chapter for Olympic and Paralympic sport.

About the role:

This exciting role will support the Analysis team on the development and maintenance of analysis, results interpretation and reporting, to ensure the Performance Department can reliably monitor World Class Programmes (WCP) and their competitors and enable UK Sport and Sports to make better informed decisions. This role will specifically require knowledge or experience of working closely with a sport.

About you:

You will be passionate, curious, and committed to applying data led insight, statistical modelling, statistical software packages and applying them to real world problems. You will thrive on working on high-profile and complex datasets to manipulate and cleanse. You will have the ability to convey analysis to both technical and non-technical stakeholders in both written and presentational form.

UK Sport also offers a competitive benefit package that includes:
• Defined contribution pension scheme.
• Employer pension contribution of 10%.
• 6 weeks Annual Leave.
• A flexible approach to working where possible.
• Interest free season ticket loans.
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Parental Leave.
• Healthy Lifestyle allowance of up to £600 per year.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.

**Interviews W/C 21st August 2023**
How to apply To apply and for full job description, please login to our recruitment portal and follow the instructions at the following link: We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace culture where difference is embraced, and exceptional talents can flourish. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life. As we strive to ensure our workforce is more reflective of UK society, we particularly welcome applications from people with ethnically diverse backgrounds or with a disability or long-term health condition as these groups are currently underrepresented at UK Sport. We offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role if: • They have a physical or mental impairment that has a “substantial” and “long-term” negative effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, or • Who do not identify as White British/English/Welsh/Scottish/Northern Irish To qualify, you need to demonstrate in your application that you meet the minimum criteria for the role and belong to one of the above groups. If you have a disability, please contact us to discuss any adjustments you may need at interview or in the role, if successful. UK SPORT IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER. At UK Sport we are determined to lead by example, striving to be a role model organisation in all we do in equality, diversity, and inclusion, from leadership to delivery.