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Performance Data Lead (Data Scientist) - Working with British Triathlon

  • Location: Nationwide
  • Organisation: English Institute of Sport
  • Salary: £26,794-£33,905 p.a pro-rata
  • Closing Date: 13 December 2021 | Strategy & Research

Performance Data Lead (Data Scientist) - Working with British Triathlon

The English Institute of Sport (EIS)

The EIS exists to deliver outstanding performance – impacting support that enables UK High Performance System sports and athletes to excel.  

The EIS is the world’s leading provider of Sports Science, Medicine, Technology and Innovation to high performance sport.  It is unlike any other organisation in high performance sport, with an unrivalled network of experts in their fields delivering people-first solutions to over 40 Olympic and Paralympic Sports. Established in 2002, and now a wholly owned subsidiary of UK Sport, the EIS has been providing support to Olympic and Paralympic sports for almost 20 years and is now one of the largest organisations in high performance sport globally. 

At the EIS we have around 400 high performing and highly motivated staff and work in a complex environment of external stakeholder relationships. The EIS sits in a pivotal role in the UK within high performance sport. On a day to day basis EIS people provide outstanding support services to sports in our elite training centres. It is also at the heart of leading innovation across sport as well as being a key voice in the world of sports science and technical and medical challenges that will face our world of sport over the coming years; mental health, doping, safeguarding, concussion – to name just a few. 

Role Overview

British Triathlon is a dynamic, forward-thinking governing body and a sport that prides itself on growth and innovation. As one of the most successful Triathlon nations at the London, Rio and Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the British programme is at the forefront of the sport. This new role is a unique opportunity to be part of a team that is driven to have even greater success in Paris and beyond.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for data and a genuine interest in technology and people. You should be driven to find creative solutions to new and varied problems and be comfortable working as the technical specialist in a multi-disciplinary team with varied skillsets. You will support the implementation of our data strategy across both the Paralympic and Olympic Triathlon programmes, working closely with the Head of Performance Science Services, Head of Performance Health Services, Coaches, Performance Support Team and central EIS Performance Data Team to increase our capability to generate insights that inform decision making and impact on triathlon performance.

This will be our first specialist data role, presenting an exciting opportunity to shape what you do as your understanding of the sport, the performance team and our data priorities evolve.

For more information on the role including the full job description select the apply now option located on this page. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is midnight on Monday 6 December 2021. 

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