Capita Managed Services Epping CM16, UK
Job Purpose This role is part of the NHS West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (WECCG) Business Intelligence Team and will be based in Epping. The team is part of Essex County Council Data & Analytics, Insight & Engagement, Corporate Development team. The Analyst role is critical in providing senior leaders and commissioners with the information and business intelligence needed for effective leadership, governance and decision making. The post holder will have recognised technical ability in a range of data science and/or analytical specialisms (particularly in using NHS and healthcare data) and will provide detailed technical advice on their area of expertise, championing an 'analytics first' culture both within and outside of the organisation. Post holders will be required to employ a range of data science, data visualisation and analytical techniques in their work. Typical tasks will include: scoping and development of health and care system / reporting requirements; 'deep dive' analyses; mapping; and predictive analytics such as population and demand forecasting or risk stratification, for example. This will require working with a wide range of data and evidence sources, including local, partner and open sources for the development of services and products to agreed service standards. Role specific accountabilities: * Responsible for providing Senior Leaders, commissioners and stakeholders with the information and business intelligence required for effective leadership, governance, commissioning and decision making. * Responsible for using a range of sources and analytical techniques to produce high quality analysis, giving clear recommendations for action to improve outcomes for local people, organisational effectiveness and/or health and care system improvement. * Responsible for using understanding of the business, its processes, data and priorities and applying analytical techniques to present, communicate and disseminate analytical products effectively, appropriately and with high impact. * Responsible for leading and developing predictive and other analytical projects to enable stakeholders to understand and proactively manage demand for health and care services and support the prioritisation of resources. * Responsible for embedding and providing forward looking insight on the performance of the health and care system's strategic priorities by aligning predictive analytics with performance reporting frameworks. * Working collaboratively with stakeholders, analysts and researchers to scope requirements and develop robust insightful products that enable colleagues to understand current and future needs, demands, trends and supply across geographies. * Responsible for using intellectual curiosity to proactively explore areas and provide useful, timely analysis that enables the organisation and partners to focus on demand management and prevention, as well as 'whole systems' integration. * Responsible for producing high quality analysis that draws on a range of sources and uses the most appropriate medium to visualise data to tell compelling and actionable stories with clear recommendations to improve outcomes for local people or organisational effectiveness. Knowledge, Skills & Experience * Educated to degree level or equivalent by experience. * Evidence of continuing professional development and knowledge in relevant professional area. * Experience of having worked within NHS, local government or public sector environment would be preferred, and in addition to the technical skills required in this role, it is desirable that the post holder has specialist knowledge of a business area within health and care. * The post holder will ideally have experience of structuring, analysing and interpreting Health/NHS data. * A detailed knowledge of SUS, HES, SLAM and other CCG Commissioning data sets is desirable. * Practical experience and knowledge of a range of quantitative and qualitative analytical tools, with examples of having produced recommendations that led to improvement. * Knowledge and understanding of the practical implementation of the Data Protection Act, in relation to handling data for analytical and research purposes. * Experience of presenting data and analysis in a creative was, utilising a range of data visualisation techniques to communicate complex messages simply to a range of audiences. * Excellent collaboration and communication skills and experience of working as part of multi-disciplinary teams and in a matrix environment. * A self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritise own workload in a busy environment. 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