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Junior Business Analyst (PODAC)

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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: Junior Business Analyst (PODAC)

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 Junior Business Analyst you will be working with the team and numerous stakeholders within NHSX Digital Pharmacy, Optometry, Dentistry, Ambulance and Community including Mental Health (PODAC) including patients and staff, to provide business analytical support including information and workflow analysis, process mapping through user engagement following user research and service design principles.

The role will support the project management function within the PODAC team to drive transformation and productivity gains across various care settings through digital technologies. 

The Candidate

 The post holder will be part of a dynamic team delivering an effective service, supporting staff across the public health system - with excellent leadership, planning and organisation skills, working within the NHSX and across NHS England, NHS Improvement and DHSC supporting the development of appropriate commissioning strategies, policies and protocols to deliver the PODAC Workstream objectives. This role will also have an opportunity to work across the wider Mission 5 teams such as Productivity and Digital Elective Care teams

Skills and Experience required

  • Knowledge of project and programme management principles.
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures, project management, business analysis or information analysis.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. You can apply analytical techniques to present a solution. You know about statistical methodologies and data analysis techniques.
  • Proven IT and mathematical skills. You have proven IT and mathematical skills, demonstrated through relevant qualifications or work experience.
  • Communication skills. Ability to make complex and technical information and language simple and accessible for non-technical audiences both orally and in writing and to present authoritatively in formal and informal settings
  • Data management, modelling, cleansing and enrichment. You understand data sources, data organisation, cleansing and storage, in addition to conceptual, logical and physical data modelling.
  • Ability to pull together comprehensive draft reports, data and letters.
  • Ability to develop high quality visuals to present process and service design mapping

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.