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Band 7 Senior Analyst-Health Informatics

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Have a passion for data analytics? Looking for a career where your analysis has a real impact in building healthier lives? As a Senior Analyst within the Health Informatics Department, you'll get just that.

You'll join the Corporate Information team and be responsible for delivery of a variety of the team's core service offerings, including development and maintenance of Power BI reports, development of corporate KPIs, and delivering an efficient process for ad-hoc data requests. You'll collaborate with Trust colleagues to deliver the data services that they require to monitor, manage and improve their services. You'll be responsible for the development and management of reporting solutions, responding to ad-hoc requests, support the department's reporting requirements, and work on several other projects as directed by the management team.

You'll manage a small team of analysts, inspiring them to work towards the team's objectives and ensure their skills and knowledge are developed and maintained to enable them to meet external and internal deadlines.

You'll need to have experience of managing large complex datasets, be highly experienced in Power BI, SQL, SSRS and be technically minded with evidence of continuous learning and development and ability to adapt to new reporting tools.

If you are an enthusiastic individual with drive and commitment, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, and a logical thinker with a keen eye for detail, we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

You will:

*Develop a high level of proficiency in the use of the Health Informatics department's software tools such as but not limited to Power BI, SQL, SSRS.

*Interpret and analyse complex information and present it in a simplified manner.

*Support clinical, operational and managerial staff with support and advice on data, data analytics, information systems and data-related business processes within specialist subject area.

*Undertake and participate in special projects as directed by the Senior Informatics Manager.

*Be responsible for staff management, performing yearly appraisals and identifying, developing and delivering appropriate levels of training.

*Ensure departmental guidelines are followed and a culture of best practice is promoted within the department regarding analysis and the clear presentation of reports.

*Make sure that all work is fully documented under Health Informatics department guidelines and written Standard Operating Procedures are kept up-to-date.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Minimum grade C/4 in GCSE English and Maths
  • Degree level or equivalent knowledge and skills in a numerate discipline.
  • Additional theoretical knowledge and experience equivalent to Masters degree level in a numerate/ analytical discipline
  • Evidence of further professional development



  • Significant relevant experience in specialist analyst / programming
  • Experience with database software and applications
  • Familiar with database concepts
  • Experience of web related technologies and the development of web-based reports.
  • Experience of producing automated reports
  • Specialist knowledge of dimensional data modelling methodologies & relational database design.
  • Experience in providing user support.
  • Experience of and confidence in interacting with senior members of an organisation
  • Experience of handling, analysing and manipulating large, complex datasets.
  • Experience of analysing and interpreting complex information and presenting it in a simplified manner
  • Experience of generating reports using tools such as Power BI/Spotfire/SSRS.Experience of Microsoft BI tools including SQL Server Analysis Services, Integration Services, & Reporting Services

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Yardley Court

11-13 Frederick Road, Edgbaston


West Midlands

B15 1JD

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