Data Analyst

Job reference: 048810

Location: Edinburgh/Glasgow

Job closing date: 12/04/2021

Job posted date: 29/03/2021

Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 - £32,915)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Specialist & Screening Srvces

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

This post is a 12 Month Fixed Term / Secondment position

National Services Division plans, funds and co-ordinates national specialist and screening services on behalf of NHS Boards and the SGHSCD. The National Network Management Service is responsible and accountable, for the effective management of all non cancer managed clinical networks and managed diagnostic networks that are designated through SGHSCD national commissioning processes. Networks are an integral part of a systematic approach to service redesign and improvement, designed to deliver Scottish Government policy aims of improved clinical and other outcomes for patients, families and carers through effective integration. Fundamental to their success is the use of clinical and other information to drive improvement.  The Information Management Service (IMS) identifies and delivers information management requirements to enable the delivery of individual network and project requirements. 

NSD seeks two Data Analysts to provide data analysis and audit support activities for a portfolio of networks as well as administrative and project support services to the Information Management Service (IMS). 

The postholders will be part of a team delivering a high quality Information Management Service (IMS) to around 30 national managed clinical and diagnostic networks across Scotland within the National Network Management Service, this will include providing support to Covid-19 data analysis programmes of work.  The postholders are responsible to the Information Management Service Senior Programme Manager for providing a comprehensive range of data, analytical and user support to a portfolio of clinical and diagnostic networks and associated projects. 

Applicants should be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience ideally gained working in relevant role within the NHS environment. Knowledge of analytical reporting tool Business Objects (BOXI) and Tableau visualisation software is desirable as is in-depth working knowledge of standard office packages e.g. excel, word, powerpoint. 

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Claire Lawrie, Senior Programme Manager - IMS, National Services Division on
Further information on NSS is available from:
Closing date for completed applications is the 12th April 2021 
Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident 


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