Head of Analysis and Data Solutions

Location: Remote

At Insight Analysis, we have the vision to be the world-leading performance analysis service provider to elite sport organisations. We want to improve elite sports performance by providing trusted data environments and insights that maximise efficiencies and achieve winning KPI’s. 

For this role, you will lead the technical and delivery aspect of new and existing products. Identifying technology to enhance processes and ensure Insight stay at the forefront of service delivery in elite sport. You will work as part of a team of performance analysts, data scientists, web developers and commercial directors all of whom play a key role in developing the Insight suite of products and services.

As the Head of Analysis and Data Solutions you are responsible for bringing all of the different Insight analysis functions together to ensure ideas turn into reality. Insight prides itself on outstanding service delivery, as such this role requires excellent technical knowledge to ensure that client’s needs are met as effectively and efficiently as possible. You will be responsible for managing all new developments, ensuring that communication between all parties is clear and objectives are met. You will spend time with clients and organisations to understand their needs before converting them into tools, products or services.

You will be expected to lead on all process delivery for clients, internally and externally. As a result, you will liaise with a number of internal stakeholders and domain experts to ensure such processes are functioning as efficiently as possible. You will have an excellent awareness of technology and innovation across the sector and be confident in implementing and integrating procedures to maintain best in class solutions across data collection, storage and management.

Being an accomplished analytical expert with experience of delivering analysis services to elite sport organisations is a key aspect for this role. In addition to having a detailed knowledge of standard industry products such as SportsCode, Dartfish, Excel, Tableau etc, you will also have demonstrable experience in delivering analysis and solutions through tools such as Python/R or similar. You will be accountable for understanding the technical side of a number of sports, having an appreciation for the coaching process and the analysis that underpins this.

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in elite sports
  • 3+ years experience working in an analytical role, developing products and managing delivery Experience of engaging with coaches on a technical level
  • Experience of using industry-standard tools
  • Experience of using data science tools
  • Excellent knowledge of the professional sports industry
  • Excellent personal skills 
  • Comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Coaching badges in at least one sport (Desirable)