Data Analyst

Basildon, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Analyst

Location: Basildon - SS15 6EF
Salary: £30k - £35k DOE
Employment Status: Full-Time, Permanent

Why do we want you?

You are an experienced Data Analyst who has extensive working experience and knowledge of Tableau. You ideally have a background in Healthcare / NHS / Pharmaceutical however, that said, as long as you are confident in the areas listed below, and have a keen interest in the Healthcare industry, we'd love to talk to you.

Wilmington Healthcare, part of Wilmington plc, is a market leading provider of healthcare data, education, news and information resources with outstanding analytics capabilities. We provide our clients with market leading insight into local health economies, complemented by increased access to senior health stakeholders and the wider NHS enabling improved outcomes for patients. Our leading insight and news service, the Health Service Journal, provides the most influential people in health with vital intelligence, analysis and advice.

Join our teams in London and Basildon to be part of our exciting journey.

Main Purpose of Role
The role of Healthcare Data Analyst covers a wide range of analytical activity in order to provide high quality insight and information reporting to a variety of customers.
You will need previous analyst experience as regular tasks include importing, cleaning, transforming, validating or modelling healthcare data with the purpose of understanding or making inferences for decision or management purposes.

The job also includes presenting data in charts, tables or written reports, and designing information solutions such as dashboards to present data to healthcare data users.

As a Healthcare Data Analyst you will provide support to the analytical team and assist in the planning and allocation of tasks. You will take a lead role in liaising with clients and senior management staff to establish user requirements as well as deliver quality projects efficiently and on time. You'll need to be a confident communicator as you'll be attending regular production meetings and contributing to the development of innovative and exciting analytical products for our clients.

Other responsibilities include:
- Assist in the development of new products and tools
- Participate in the development of analytical reports, including conducting analysis, summarising data and interpretation of results
- Provide consultative support and responses to requests for information from internal and external clients
- Lead on the development of analytical techniques and comparative analyses as needed
- Provide input into providing effort estimates to account managers and providers
- Assist with planning and scheduling jobs
- Coach and mentor other less experienced members of the analyst team
- Work to maintain and improve peer review and quality assurance processes
- Keeps current with respect to the relevant research literature and regular updates in key NHS datasets
- Participate in the development of materials (e.g. educational, media, etc.) for dissemination of findings and knowledge translation
- Keep up-to-date with new healthcare datasets as and when they become available and develop a clear understanding of the methodology behind them
- It would be great if you have expertise in understanding the secondary datasets that are used predominantly within this role, including HES (Hospital Episode Statistics), QOF (Quality and Outcomes Framework) and prescribing data. - - - We can however, train someone new to the industry if everything else is right.

We always support colleagues to develop their skills but to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to tick most of these boxes...
- Ability to undertake a variety of activities with a substantial degree of personal responsibility and autonomy. It is important to be able to work independently within a team.
- Excellent and advanced Excel skills, including writing macros and transformation of data
- Experience of building bespoke dashboards in Tableau, or a similar BI tool
- Experience of manipulating and analysing large numerical and text-based data sets and transforming them into standardised, user friendly format
- Develop initiatives for providing more efficient bespoke tools in Excel and Tableau
- The ability to manage multiple projects, as well as meet time constraints and expectations.
- Designing new approaches to the presentation of the data
- Strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
- Effective verbal communication skills; strong analytical and technical writing skills
- Strong organisational skills (demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
- Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with minimal supervision

Desirable skills and experience
- Advanced and VBA Excel skills
- Intermediate to advanced Tableau skills
- Project management experience, as a minimum the ability to manage delivery of work within stated timeframes
- Knowledge of Healthcare Industry and the NHS
- Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry
- PowerPoint skills of a level to produce analysis presentations suitable for client delivery

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