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Data Analyst

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Recruiter: Graduates into Health
Listed on: 18th September
Location: Leeds or London
Salary/Rate: £32,933
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Graduate Scheme: NHS Graduate Digital, Data and Technology Scheme

Role: Data Analyst

Organisation: NHSX

Salary: starting at £32,933

Location: Leeds or London (please select preferred location)

Contract length: Two-year fixed term

 The Organisation

NHSX is leading the largest digital health and social care transformation programme in the world. With investment of more than £1 billion pounds a year nationally and a significant additional spend locally, NHSX has been created to give staff and citizens the technology they need.

NHSX brings together the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement who will deliver the Health Secretary's Tech Vision, building on the NHS Long Term Plan. We will speed up the digital transformation of the NHS and social care. We have set ourselves five missions, which are focused on how we can make things better for patients and staff.

These are:

  • Reducing the burden on clinicians and staff, so they can focus on patients;
  • Giving people the tools to access information and services directly;
  • Ensuring clinical information can be safely accessed, wherever it is needed;
  • Improving patient safety across the NHS
  • Improving NHS productivity with digital technology.

Please click on the link below for further information about NHSx

The Role

As a Data Analyst (Graduate Programme), you will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service supporting managers and staff across the Analytics Unit. You will deliver high quality analytical outputs, using relevant good technical skills in data management, business intelligence and analytics.

The position sits within Analytics Unit which is one of six teams within the Policy and Strategy Directorate. The Unit aims to modernise and strengthen the use of data and analytics across the NHS and Social Care system and support digital transformation.  The Unit consists of analysts, economists, data scientists and data developers that sit across three workstreams: analytics as a profession, programme analytics and innovative analytics.

The Candidate will be:

Focused on supporting patients, service users and frontline staff - on how data and technology can be harnessed to do so.

Comfortable operating in an ambiguous and complex environment, with the right level of resilience and collaborative attitude to work within multiple reporting lines, virtual teams and stakeholder groups.

Able to deliver quality at pace - taking complex issues, translating them into deliverable work programmes and implementing them to quick timelines without sacrificing quality.

A curious and creative problem solver, who is able to navigate through barriers to delivery and who is excited about working on an emerging and innovative agenda.

Highly corporate and keen to play their full part in developing our new Unit, Directorate and teams to their full potential, taking the best of both civil service and NHS to create an inclusive and diverse culture of high performance and continuous improvement.

Skills and Experience required

  • Proven IT and mathematical skills. You have proven IT and mathematical skills, demonstrated through relevant qualifications or work experience.
  • Tools and languages. Ability to use coding tools and languages (e.g. Stata/SAS/SQL/R/Python or equivalent)
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. You can apply analytical techniques to present a solution. You know about statistical methodologies and data analysis techniques.
  • Data management, modelling, cleansing and enrichment. You understand data sources, data organisation, cleansing and storage, in addition to conceptual, logical and physical data modelling.
  • Quality assurance, validation and data linkage abilities. You know how to conduct data quality assurance, validation and linkage between datasets.
  • Communication skills. Ability to make complex and technical information and language simple and accessible for non-technical audiences

If you are interested in the opportunity then please apply by uploading your CV and writing a cover letter of no more than 1000 words, detailing how you meet the skills and experience requirements as described above.

Closing date: 27th September 2020

Virtual Assessment centre: To be held from 21st October 2020 onwards

Please note we would encourage candidates to apply early as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position may be closed before the deadline should enough applications be received.