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Junior Performance Analyst

Sport England


Posted 3 weeks ago


Join Sport England as a Junior Performance Analyst and Play a Pivotal Role in Enhancing Sports Partnerships


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Flexible - homeworking or hybrid office-based (Loughborough or Bisham)

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Expires at anytime

Sport England, an organisation dedicated to the development of sport and physical activity in England, is on the lookout for a passionate Junior Performance Analyst. This role is integral to supporting 'Uniting the Movement,' our ten-year strategy aimed at fostering collaboration and progress within the sporting community. As part of our diverse and inclusive team, you'll be at the forefront of driving change and innovation.

  • Assist in evaluating and advancing partner performance.
  • Utilize business intelligence tools like SmartSheet and Power BI for data analysis.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and strategic partners on various impactful projects.
  • Experience in data management and interpretation.
  • Proficiency with business intelligence software for reporting and analysis.
  • Proactive problem-solving with a creative approach.
  • Strong project management and collaborative skills.
  • Effective communication with the ability to present information clearly.
  • Critical thinking and relationship-building skills.
  • Commitment to ongoing personal development.
  • Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Understanding of the sports ecosystem (desirable).
  • Experience communicating with senior stakeholders (desirable).
  • Degree in statistics, data, sport science, psychology, or related field (desirable).

Sport England is looking for a Junior Performance Analyst to help support the work in the Partner Performance team to assess and progress against defined goals and measures, enabling the wider Partnerships Directorate to work effectively with partners to deliver against our ten-year strategy ‘Uniting the Movement’.

Your experience managing and interpreting data will be key as you’ll be using business intelligence software such as SmartSheet and Power BI for data visualisation, performance management and analysis. Day to day you’ll support Sport England to understand the trends related to partner performance and operational effectiveness which will inform learning about collective progress.

Working with a variety internal Sport England teams and strategic partners, you will support the delivery of a range of exciting and innovative projects. Sport England recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly where we are under-represented, currently, this includes disabled people and those from culturally diverse communities.

Role Purpose: Support the organisation to understand the trends related to partner performance and operational effectiveness, informing learning about collective progress across a variety of internal teams.

Skills & Experience Essential: 1. Experience managing and interpreting data. 2. Experience of using business intelligence software such as SmartSheet, Power BI, or other similar tools for reporting, data visualisation, performance management and analysis. 3. Ability to proactively identify problems, and offer creative solutions solve problems both independently and as part of a team. 4. Proven project management skills. 5. Experience of supporting multiple collaborative projects. 6. Ability to communicate information effectively to a range of audiences. Good written and verbal skills, including the ability to present information clearly (data or written reports). 7. Ability to think critically and develop ideas as part of a team. 8. Ability to facilitate, build and develop strong and effective relationships. 9. Commitment to personal development. 10. Good time management, with a proven record of working effectively to deadlines.

Desirable: 1. An understanding of the sporting eco-system and Sport England’s strategic partners 2. Proven skills of communicating with senior colleagues, board members or government. 3. Degree qualification in either statistics, data, sport science, psychology or other relevant experience.


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