Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Our five hospitals - Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary's and The Western Eye - have a long track record in research and education, influencing clinical practice nationally and worldwide. We also have a growing number of community services and provide private healthcare in dedicated facilities on all of our sites, including at the Lindo Wing at St Mary's.

We are looking for a talented, experienced and enthusiastic Senior Analyst to work in the Business Intelligence Team providing analytics support to the corporate division.

This role will support delivery of the Division's priorities including:
  • development and delivery of the Trust's Operational Scorecards
  • development and delivery of daily Sit Reps
  • development and delivery of Harm Free Care reporting

The successful candidate will have a strong technical skills (Excel and SQL essential, QlikView or QlikSense desirable) and NHS knowledge and experience.

The role involves on site working for a minimum of one per day week.

Main duties of the job

To be part of a team providing complete, accurate and timely Business Intelligence to support performance, research and education. The Senior Business Intelligence Analyst will have specific areas of reporting and analytics for which they will take lead responsibility. This could include business planning, demand and capacity modelling, income support, data quality and mandatory reporting. Working collaboratively with stakeholders, the role supports the Business Intelligence Business Partner to prioritise areas for development. The Senior Business Intelligence Analyst reports directly to the Business Intelligence Business Partner and deputises in his/her absence.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Masters degree (or relevant occupational experience).
  • Postgraduate qualification in relevant area or equivalent experience.


  • Management qualification or equivalent experience
  • Qualification in Project Management
  • Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts professional registration



  • Significant experience in Health Informatics ideally in a Business Analyst role
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of mandatory reporting requirements, NHS data standards and definitions
  • Good understanding of NHS performance monitoring systems
  • Knowledge of NHS contracting & payment by results
  • Experience of communicating complex issues and data concepts to a range of people
  • Advanced knowledge and competent use of Patient Administration System and other HealthCare I.T. systems
  • Advanced use of SQL to extract data from large complex databases.
  • Advanced use of Excel (macro level).
  • Experience of managing projects including use of project plans, identifying risks, etc


  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of Cerner Millennium
  • Experience of QlikView
  • Experience of Business Objects
  • Knowledge of Information Governance requirements
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Experience developing ETLs in Visual Studio



  • Administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills - written and verbal - able to identify key points from complex issues and explain them appropriately and with clarity
  • Numerate with statistical skills and interpretive reporting including ability to apply and analyse data using Statistical Process Control
  • Structured, diagnostic approach to finding solutions to complex data issues
  • Ability to quickly and accurately analyse and interpret information
  • Innovative and lateral thinker
  • Ability to identify and embrace change in the drive towards continuous improvement
  • Ability to relay information and train staff on a one to one basis
  • Ability to operate consistently at high level summary as well as detail levels
  • Ability to listen and interpret users needs and to inspire confidence


  • Team building skills
  • Advanced modelling skills (e.g. demand and capacity)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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