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Senior BI Analyst

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior BI Analyst

Division: Corporate

Care Group: Transformation and Delivery

Band: 6

Salary: �35,392 - �42,618 Per Annum

We are recruiting for a Senior BI Analystwho shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

This post is in the Reporting Team, within the Business Intelligence (BI) Department. The post is designated to manage need, expectation, delivery and process of all regular and ad-hoc reporting within the BI function. In addition, the post will deputise for the Heads/Leads of Reporting, when necessary, plus help manage a team of Junior BI Analyst's ensuring full delivery of regular and ad-hoc reporting

Main duties of the job

This role leads on three critical business areas. Firstly, ensure all Regular Reporting, including key areas such as the IQPR, key internal/external reports and Mandatory Return responsibilities are delivered and managed accordingly through appropriate processes and assurance.

Importantly, it will look to improve all aspects of reporting, following the BI Team Rules of Engagement.

Secondly, support and deputise for the BI Reporting Leads and support the divisional (and wider Trust) BI needs through enhanced engagement, interaction and training.

Thirdly, ensure appropriate management of your workload, including any delegated work, Ad-Hocs and FOIs (in addition to your regular reporting tasks) plus deliver a high quality, efficient and effective service

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The ability of the Trust to analyse and manage its clinical and business operations is fundamental to the Trusts success as a Foundation Trust.

Reporting to BI Reporting Leads, you will be expected to interpret Professional, NHS and Trust policies and regulations in order to lead and advise the Operational and Clinical areas on all information management issues, formulating information strategies to support achievement of delivery targets.

Promote the ownership and achievement of activity, data and performance targets within the Trust whilst providing expert advice and strategic leadership on complex information issues

The Post-Holder will lead the local implementation of the Trusts BI Strategy, that a comprehensive, effective, efficient and customer-focused information service is delivered to the Trust as a whole, and that appropriate skills are available across the Trust to make maximum use of the Trusts information resource.

You will work closely with the wider team of analysts to develop skills and ensure reporting, in particular, has continuity of service at all times.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification or equivalent relevant experience in an analyst role



  • Specialist knowledge of Information Flows, NHS Data Standards and all NHS Datasets
  • Extensive knowledge of NHS services and associated informatics / BI requirements
  • Knowledge of mandated NHS datasets/returns e.g. MHMDS, CDS, NHS EI, SUS etc
  • Expert knowledge of NHS targets, definitions and monitoring methodologies



  • Significant post-qualification experience working in a large multidisciplinary organisation, within a database / information environment
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in the NHS, or wider health market, in an information analysis / management role Proven experience of managing datasets & visualising data
  • Managing a busy workload with conflicting priorities
  • Working in the NHS or in a similar environment



  • Excellent interpersonal skills, building relationships with colleagues, being customer focused
  • Specialist analytical skills including the ability to reconcile data sets and document variation
  • Ability to manage a team of people and experience of in previous roles is essential
  • Strong customer service skills where negotiation and influencing skills may be required
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, capable of communicating with all levels of staff, often technical or highly complex subjects, capable of negotiation and persuasion with staff outside of the department

Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust


Medway Maritime Hospital

Windmill Road



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