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Senior Analyst (Contracts & Planning) (INTERNAL)

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

**Internal Applicants Only**

The Information Department have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Analyst who will work with the Senior Information Manager (Technical / Planning / Contracting) to support and develop our reporting capabilities around planning, contracting and performance with the aim of improving performance.

The post holder will be required to prepare both routine and adhoc reports for internal and external audiences and attending specific meetings where necessary. You will be skilled in identifying and compiling data from a variety of sources, applying tools/techniques for data analysis confident in summarising and presenting results with an ability to present impactful visual material to a range of stakeholders.

The post holder will specialise in contracting and planning and therefore a good working knowledge of the datasets and systems within this area would be highly beneficial.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for supporting the Senior Information Manager in the seamless delivery of robust health intelligence (contracting information, planning and demand and capacity) to stakeholders across the local health economy, both internally and externally.

The role will have a core focus on the delivery of Trust contracting and planning performance reporting against contract/planning/performance KPIs. The post holder will be responsible for the production and development of contracting, operational, planning, management and statutory reports required by the Trust for external reporting and to drive core business and clinical decisions. The post holder will have experience in working with intelligence analysis (such as HED), activity forecasting, planning, data modelling, an acute understanding and experience of working with NHS Payment by Results regime, internal and external stakeholder engagement and corporate support within the NHS.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT and the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: \The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff; a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Personal Specification for further details about this post.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Degree qualification or equivalent knowledge and experience in a numerate discipline plus additional specialist knowledge acquired through post graduate diploma level or equivalent relevant experience.


  • Management/supervisory qualification or equivalent experience

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Performance reporting, data analysis, interpretation and report generation
  • Experienced user of Microsoft products such as SQL Server and Excel
  • Intermediate/advanced database query skills using SQL or similar
  • Demand and capacity planning of Healthcare data
  • Forecasting of Healthcare data
  • Data modelling and benchmarking of health data
  • Data protection and data quality issues



  • NHS experience
  • Extensive experience in information management/analysis.
  • Extensive experience of data retrieval, analysis and presentation of information
  • Working knowledge of hospital information systems
  • Working knowledge of NHS Data Standards and Information Systems.
  • Database experience


  • Statistical modelling tools

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