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Advanced Analyst

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
NUH is looking to hire an Advanced Analyst (Band 7) to join our growing Data and System Management team. This role primarily involves providing analytical expertise for the Integrated Sexual Health Service under the new Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Sexual Health consortium contract commencing on 1st October 2024. Additionally, this position includes responsibilities for the NUH HIV Service and Psychosexual Service. The successful candidate will work 22.5 hours per week, with specific working days and hours to be determined during the interview process.

The NUH HIV and Psychosexual Health services operate under separate commissioned contracts. The Advanced Analyst will be responsible for delivering analytical expertise, presenting high-quality data, and providing tailored system support. You will also have direct line management responsibilities for a full-time Band 5 Data and Systems Support Officer. This team is expected to grow following the establishment of the new consortium on 1st October 2024.

Main duties of the job

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide high-level expertise in the analysis and presentation of complex healthcare data to deliver actionable insights for a wide range of audiences.
  • Lead projects by:
    • Collaborating with users to understand requirements, identifying data sources, and selecting appropriate analytical techniques.
    • Generating specifications and planning analytical projects.
    • Designing metrics and establishing measurement requirements to demonstrate success.
    • Designing and delivering analysis for evaluation, identifying appropriate data sources and methods.
    • Developing tools to support data capture, extraction, linkage, analysis, and presentation.
  • Offer expert advice to senior managers on system management/data/analytical issues, including techniques and accurate interpretation.

The successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to working days/hours and site location across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Proven experience in a similar analytical role within the healthcare sector.
  • Strong ability to handle and interpret complex healthcare data.
  • Expertise in statistical analysis and data visualisation.
  • Proficiency in using analytical tools and software.
  • Excellent communication skills for presenting findings to diverse audiences.

About us

'With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.'

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent learning/experience
  • Post graduate qualification or equivalent learning/experience
  • Evidence of continued personal development


  • Masters or above in relevant fields e.g. informatics, analysis, statistics or operational research
  • AphA membership or professional registration



  • Proven experience working within an information or analysis role
  • Detailed analysis & validation of various types of data to inform assessment of performance of complex organisations and to help identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge underpinned by theory and experience in using statistical & analytical techniques and information analysis, acquired though degree level or equivalent plus additional specialist knowledge acquired through post graduate diploma level / or equivalent relevant experience
  • Very high level of general computer literacy & use of tools such as MS Office


  • Experience in developing analytical outputs such as dashboardsorreportsusingBusinessIntelligence software (e.g. Qlikview, QlikSense, Tableau, PowerBI, SSRS)
  • Experience in training users in using BI tools/platforms to .Experience in training users in using BI tools/platforms to
  • High level of technical competence and understanding of relational databases (e.g. MS SQL)
  • Detailed knowledge & understanding of Health Informatics - including healthcare datasets (particularly secondary care), data quality, national strategic control mechanisms for data management, definitional guidance & data protection
  • Experience of using both quantitative and qualitative data to assess performance of complex organisations
  • Experience with healthcare quality frameworks

Communication and Relationship Skills


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to convey analytical insights and information effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Able to interpret the client's needs, to ensure that the most appropriate data/information is provided
  • Ability to train others in range of data, measurement and analytical topics.

Analytical and Judgement skills


  • Innovative thinker with the ability to identify and consider alternative ways of enabling data to be collected and presented where conventional options are not available.
  • Able to act as an expert in field of data capture, manipulation and dissemination.
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and present highly complex information from large data sets
  • Ability to source and manipulate data from a variety of sources and present in the most appropriate format (maps, charts, tables etc) to deliver compelling data stories
  • High level of numeracy with good problem solving and attention to detail


  • Strategic thinker

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


City Hospital Campus

Hucknall Road



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