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Principle Information Analyst

Barts Health NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum inc
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated analyst to join our business intelligence team. This role will be responsible for providing executive, divisional, and speciality level reports for Whipps Cross, bringing together consolidated views that highlight, in visually pleasing ways, the key areas the management team need to focus on. This role is very dynamic with the successful candidate able to engage with all services provided at Whipps Cross.

You will be representing the BIU team at Executive level meetings through the support and assurance framework. Through close collaboration with the Quality Improvement team, you will be creating performance frameworks that help shape the service provision at Whipps Cross.

This role will involve utilising analytics tools beyond SQL and Excel to produce analysis and forecasting in more innovative ways including access to R, Python and Qlik Sense.

Main duties of the job

This post provides a pivotal role within Whipps Cross hospital. Working with the team members to create best in class analytics. Engaging with operational and clinical teams to ensure that performance frameworks are useful, accurate, actionable, and insightful.

The role encompasses the whole analytical pipeline from data extraction, through validation and into deployment. The post holder will be working with the Lead Analyst to lead on the reporting and monitoring of various performance related measures to improving patient care and their journey.

The post holder will be expected to work directly with senior departmental leads across the hospital to ensure that data, commentary, and bespoke analysis is provided in a timely manner to support the monthly support and assurance framework.

To deputise for the Site Informatics Business partner in high profile projects and executive level meetings.

The post holder will be expected to have a thorough understanding of national and local Performance Indicators and targets the Trust is required to adhere too.

To work in partnership with Site Clinical and Operational teams, Finance, Contract Operational Managers to ensure that clinical activity is being processed and monitored robustly so that patient pathway is improved and variation in care reduced.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within Barts Health at this band.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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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 documents, please view the attachment/s below.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Educated to masters level or equivalent through working at a senior level
  • Working knowledge of Productivity Metrics, KPIs
  • Extensive specialist knowledge of performance management either within the NHS or a sector of comparable complexity.



  • Experience of working in an expert capacity with clinicians and commissioners to inform and influence outcomes.
  • Extensive experience of interpreting complex information, distilling key messages and themes and presenting a position and options to senior internal and external audiences
  • Extensive experience of complex and successful stakeholder management
  • Experience of designing and undertaking end to end analysis that includes data collection, analysis and presentation of information.
  • Experience of developing predictive analytic models to forecast future activity and assess demand and capacity.


  • Experience of analysing and providing insight into emergency flow including elective and non-elective activity, A& E attendances and bed capacity



  • High level numeracy and analytical skills ability to draw conclusions from combinations of qualitative and quantitative information sources and present in a concise manner
  • Ability to develop and implement innovative solutions



  • Excellent communication skills including ability to produce board level papers and presentations and be able to present complex statistical data, analyses and concepts to executive audiences internally and externally

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Whipps Cross Hospital


E11 1NR

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