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Commercial Analyst

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The post-holder will be involved in the collation, processing, analysis, presentation & interpretation of, contract and financial costing information within the Commercial Analytics Team (consisting of Commissioning and Costing functions). Key to the role will be handling data from a variety of sources in varying formats, performing complex database queries and spreadsheet analyses to generate both routine & ad-hoc reports to support the business, capacity planning and information needs of the Trust.

*Please be advised that interviews for this vacancy will take place on 20th December 2023*

Main duties of the job

Assist in the production and validation of routine and adhoc information (activity and cost information).

Conduct investigations into significant data anomalies and respond to queries from internal and external sources.

Assist in data analysis and modelling to support production of capacity plans, contract activity targets and activity costing.

Interrogate the data warehouse using SQL and interface with Excel, using pivot tables and functions for the purposes of analysis and report generation, presenting Trust data in appropriate formats as requested by the Advanced Commercial Analyst and other managers.

To support the Trust in the development and implementation of new data systems.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Work with the others Commercial Analysts in the production and validation of monthly Contract Monitoring (activity and cost information) to tight deadlines
  • Investigate significant contract variances and other queries from Commissioners or the CSU in line with SUS flex and freeze dates, down to individual patient detail
  • Production of routine information for submission to Healthcare Commissioners in line with Service Level Agreements (SLAs
  • Produce Non Contracted Activity (NCA) monitoring reports in line with monthly invoicing
  • Aid discussion with Commissioners regarding ad-hoc information requirements
  • Liaise with Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHSE and CSU representatives via communication pathways regarding information issues, offer advice and resolve any subsequent queries
  • Identify and action routine and ad-hoc information requirements from the Strategy department
  • Conduct the monitoring of Data Quality issues pertaining to Commissioning information, advising when lack of data or validation error is sufficient to prevent reporting pending their resolution
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of national information resources, definitions and policies for utilisation such as: NHS Data Definitions, Payment by Results system, Secondary Uses Service, ICD10, OPCS 4 and HRG Coding conventions and Reference Cost Guidance
  • To provide expert advice and support on complex analysis work, techniques, contract monitoring and related information issues to others in the Trust.

  • For further details of the role please see the attached job description

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


    University Hospital Coventry

    Clifford Bridge Road


    CV2 2DX

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