Information Analyst

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Fixed Term Full Time
Circa £28k - £30k

Our vision is to be a family of Generous Churches Making and Nurturing Disciples and we are developing a strategy to meet this vision through goals defined as Reaching those we currently don’t, Growing in discipleship, influence and numbers, underpinned by achieving Sustainable finances. A number of substantial new initiatives to achieve these goals are in detailed planning, and this a challenging and exciting to be involved in our work.

Our strategy programme has highlighted the need to create this new role, aimed at generating fresh insights from the data about the diocese that we already have available, and to identify how we might gather further data to provide insight into questions that we can’t currently answer.

The work will involve creating and aligning master datasets, developing information dashboards, sharing fresh insights across a range of subjects, and posing challenging questions. The work will be overseen by a steering group of stakeholders.

The main purpose of the role is to:

  • Bring together data (for example demographic and financial), enabling us to better understand the diocese and its operations, the nature of parishes, what is going on in parishes, and to plan for the future.
  • Provide usable information and insights that will help the diocese pursue its strategy and further develop mission

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced information analyst with a proven track record of delivering insights to contribute at the heart of our work to enable spiritual and numerical growth in the church.

You will combine strong analytical skills and a flair for insight and getting to the key issues, with the emotional intelligence to engage constructively with others in support of strategic decisions.

About the Process

Further information about the role can be found in the attached job pack. For queries about the role, contact Andy Richardson, HR Manager, by email at

The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 27 May 2019

Apply online through this website, making use of the questionnaire part of the application to explain why you are interested in this role with us, and how you think your skills, qualities and experience make you suitable for the role.

Interviews for short-listed candidates will be held at our office at Clifton Moor in York on Wednesday 5 June 2019.

The Diocese of York

The Diocese of York takes in much of North and East Yorkshire, We are a family of 607 churches and 125 schools in 470 parishes, led and guided in their faith and work by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. York Minster is our principal church.

Our vision is to be a family of Generous Churches Making and Nurturing Disciples. We are currently working through a Diocesan Strategy that focuses on:

  • Reaching those we currently don't
  • Moving to Growth
  • Achieving sustainable finances

We employ around 70 staff, of all faiths and none, in a range of areas including: training for ministry, our work with schools, care for church buildings, and services such as property, finance and other business support. We are values-driven and enable each member of staff to make their best contribution to our goals.

We offer our staff 25 days holiday in addition to Bank Holidays, a generous pension scheme, and access to other benefits, and we have free parking at our office.

Our official website can be found here: