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Football Foundation Performance & Insight Analyst

Football Foundation Performance & Insight Analyst

£30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience* 

Plus benefits

Football Foundation offices - London

About the Football Foundation

Established in 2000, the Football Foundation is one of the largest sports charities in the World. It is a partnership between the Premier League, The FA and the Government, who between them contribute more than £60 million per year towards the development of football facilities across the country. 

The role

This exciting role will be vital in ensuring that the Foundation can demonstrate the impact its investment is making and provide clear visibility of performance to enable the organisation to operate effectively as possible. Working in the Information Systems department, the successful candidate will work within a team of analysts to provide accessible management information and insight to drive continuous improvement and efficiencies. The Performance & Insight Analyst is responsible for reporting against Operational and Strategic Performance Indicators to ensure the Foundation is successfully delivering against its strategy. They also manage and enhance the Monitoring and Evaluation process which all funded projects undertake.

What are we looking for?

The right candidate will use their experience of utilising software and databases to optimise the Foundations’ project management and performance information, whilst also being able to perform in-depth analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data, and produce detailed reports outlining key findings. The role will undertake evaluation of projects’ progress towards their aims and objectives as well as contributing to wider thematic evaluation intended to help inform future policy and knowledge. The post holder will be working amongst a team of four to facilitate a vital function within the Football Foundation to analyse and utilise valuable management and grant based information. 

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent ICT skills, with expert knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Experience of SQL databases and tableau.
  • Experience of VBA.
  • Ability to analyse complex data and present the analysis in clear, understandable terms to senior management.
  • An eye for identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time and capacity management skills with very good attention to detail.



  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject matter (Business Analysis, Statistics or similar discipline), or equivalent by experience.
  • Experience of working on the design, development, administration and maintenance of performance reports and interactive dashboards to support efficient analysis and reporting in a Microsoft environment.
  • Ability to lead on distinct projects, liaising with both internal and external members of staff. 
  • Establishing reporting mechanisms for performance indicators.
  • Analysis of business data, and report writing for management.
  • Familiar with developing tools to analyse and report on data for business intelligence.



This is an exciting opportunity within the Football Foundation to make a real difference to grassroots football.  The successful applicant will be a self-starter and a team player, willing to play their part in an exciting environment. To apply, please send your CV and covering letter (one-page of A4), stating why you think you would be suitable for the role, to jobs@footballfoundation.org.uk.

We encourage all applicants to complete the automated  equality and diversity monitoring form. This confidential form helps the Football Foundation build up a picture of who is applying to join the organisation.

The closing date for applications is 11:59 on Sunday  29 July 2018.
Interviews will be held the week commencing 6 August.

The Football Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or civil partnership, or pregnancy and maternity.

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