Data Analyst – Temporary up to December 2024

Data Analyst – Temporary up to December 2024

Job Description

  • Contract
  • Poole, UK
  • £33,582 - £39,508 per annum UK / Year

Data Analyst – Temporary (up to December 2024)

Salary: £33,582 – £39,508 (dependent on experience)
Contract type: Temporary: Fixed Term Contract or Secondment
Hours: Full Time
Location description: This role is based in Poole with some flexibility to work from home
Interview date: 20 February 2024
Closing Date: 11-02-2024
Reference: 16963

About us

Our purpose is simple, to save lives at sea. Since the 19th century, our crews have been risking their lives to save those who are in danger of drowning and now we’re looking for a Data Analyst to join the Fundraising Data and Systems Team. We use data and technology to improve performance and inform data-driven decisions.

The team supports customers throughout Fundraising, Marketing and Media by making information available to decision makers, designing and delivering analysis in support of fundraising projects.

The team works across both operational and strategic projects, supporting allocation of resources for fundraising investment opportunities. You will be responsible for generating analysis, insights and reports using the most appropriate tool which may include FastStats, PowerBI or the Microsoft Suite.

Some of the benefits

– Flexible working
– 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
– Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
– Life assurance
– Health and dental cashplan

Your role

As a Data Analyst, with a number of analytical tools at your disposal, you will be responsible for delivering reports, analysis and insight to support and inform the RNLI’s fundraising decision making processes.

On a day to day, you will:

– Work across all the elements of good data analysis including defining objectives, collecting relevant data, cleaning and preparing the data, exploring and analysing the data, drawing meaningful conclusions, and communicating findings effectively.
– Use a tool set that includes FastStats and PowerBI.
– Work with other Data Analysts and subject matter experts on projects to develop one off fundraising insight.

About you

You’ll be comfortable using data tool techniques to generate insight for high level decision makers who are shaping the future of the RNLI.

To be considered as our Data Analyst you will need:

– Degree level qualification or equivalent experience
– Expertise in data analysis and business Intelligence tools such as FastStats or SPSS
– Statistical knowledge and problem solving abilities
– Proficiency in visualisation tools such as Tableau or PowerBI
– Enthusiasm to develop and learn new analysis tools and techniques
– Desirable: Effective communication skills to convey insights to a non-technical audience
– Desirable: Knowledge of languages like SQL, Python or R
– Desirable: Experience in fundraising or a direct marketing environment
– Desirable: project management experience


The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment and have a zero tolerance approach to proven incidents of bullying, abuse, harassment or exploitation. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting; International, International Child Protection Certificate process).

Diversity at the RNLI

Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards Our Vision: To save Every One.

So, if you’d like to join us as a Data Analyst, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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