NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
Fixed Term until 31 March 2019
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Quarry House
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
26/07/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

The NHSBSA is responsible for the processing of your application; a privacy notice is attached to advise you on how we will process your personal data.

This is a secondment opportunity on a fixed-term contract until 31st March 2019.

As an Analyst, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic analytical community supporting managers and staff across all of NHS England functions.

The post holder will support a team of senior analytical managers within the NHS England Analytical Service, which will provide strategic analysis for insight into NHS performance and evidence to support decision-making.

In particular the post holder will: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge and established practice of a variety and depth of analytical techniques (including advanced Excel skills) to provide quality, timely analysis, insight and intelligence relating to key priorities of NHS England. These priorities will include those set out in ‘Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View’
  • Be adaptable when finding analytical solutions to problems, to analyse and triangulate data in innovative ways and present findings clearly to a range of audiences. Understand the importance of maintaining quality within analysis 
  • Be able to largely drive their own work programme, providing guidance and review of other’s work and contributing appropriately to the overall strategy 
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to influence people with different perspectives to get the most out of stakeholder relationships 
  • Support teams to ensure that the portfolio of tasks/projects is planned, managed and delivered effectively, be calm under pressure and able to juggle competing priorities and tight deadlines. Effectively manage risks and interdependencies in order to deliver their own work programme and anticipate and communicate the impact on other’s work area
  • Ensure accurate and open communication and co-ordination with a range of organisations and individuals, researching and drafting correspondence and papers and ensuring the management of specific tasks, lead reporting and analysis across a range of specialties, functions and project
  • Be a key member of the team as well as supporting effective communication and stakeholder management, both internally and externally

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