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Senior Analytical Manager

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom Band 8b £53,168 - £62,001
Permanent & Full-time NHS_9Sol6ucvF1p8

Senior Analytical Manager

Job Reference: 907-0129

Employer: Department: H&SC Location: Manchester UK Salary: Band 8b £53,168 - £62,001

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance and advice on promoting high quality health, public health and social care.

Our role is to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services. We do this by:

• Producing evidence-based guidance and advice for health, public health and social care practitioners.
• Developing quality standards and performance metrics for those providing and commissioning health, public health and social care services;
• Providing a range of information services for commissioners, practitioners and managers across the spectrum of health and social care.

Please note, if the advertised role is based in London and is on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area Supplement. No other roles attract this supplement.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from NICE Recruitment 'The Hire Lab'. If you are appointed to a post, information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Are you an enthusiastic, driven and motivated individual who is passionate about improving the care people receive?
The role:

As a Senior Analytical Manager, you will lead the delivery of analytical work measuring the impact and uptake of NICE guidance. Working with a range of stakeholders across the health and care landscape to identify data measuring the uptake of guidance and standards and seeking examples of where the implementation of guidance has helped to deliver improvements.

The role includes providing ongoing information and analyses required for decision making, and to help identify the resource impact of implementing NICE guidance. In addition, you will also be responsible for the quality of the team's work.
What you will bring to NICE:

    • A postgraduate qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant area
    • Significant experience and understanding of a health care data, analytical methods and their application. For example, understanding and experience of health economics, health research, epidemiology and statistics
    • Ability to gather data, analyse, critique and synthesise complex information and prepare reports and briefing documents
    • Programming knowledge in high level analytical languages (such as Python, R, JavaScript, SQL etc)
    • Good project management skills, including the ability to plan, manage and deliver a portfolio of projects, juggle competing priorities and tight deadlines for self and team, and work autonomously to drive own work programme and that of team members. Anticipate and proactively manage delivery risks, quality assure and be accountable for team's products
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Here at NICE we are passionate and proud of the work we do and the impact we make.
    • We can offer you a great place to work with good benefits, flexible working and a supportive, friendly and inclusive environment.
    • We have an academic culture committed to producing high quality work and we take collective responsibility.
The department:

The System Support and Evaluation Programme supports the adoption and uptake of NICE guidance by health and social care organisations. The programme engages with national organisations to develop tools and resources to support implementation of NICE guidance and standards.

The Adoption and Impact team has two primary functions: to support and measure the uptake of new technologies (devices, diagnostics, drugs and digital) recommended by NICE and to deliver a range of tools and support for the uptake of NICE guidance and standards. We use uptake and clinical engagement data to provide system learning and promote the adoption of new technologies as well as developing NICE Impact reports that review how our guidance has been used to improve health and care.

For more information on the role please do refer to the job description and person specification or contact the recruiting manager Elaine Cartwright, Associate Director, on 0161 370 3070 (

No agencies please.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued.

* We offer a range of benefits including the NHS pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme
* We provide a thorough induction programme
* Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities
* We promote flexible working to help staff achieve a healthy work life balance
* We value equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community
* We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in line with the NHS Guaranteed Interview Scheme

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification as your application will be shortlisted against these criteria.

Please provide full contact details for all referees within your application form including email addresses. Referees provided must include your current line manager and cover the last two employers.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please note all contact is made via our NICE recruitment system The Hire Lab. Please check your account regularly. If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK. (Please refer to attached guidance documents for further details). Failure to bring the required proof will mean that we may be unable to proceed with your interview.

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