Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

  • UCLH
  • London, UK
  • 06/04/2022
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Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will support the Business Intelligence Partners with the provision of accurate and timely business intelligence and analysis to the board across all aspects of the business (quality, access standards, productivity, activity, income, research).

This support could be through a mixture of leading on projects as a lead specialist, specifying improvements in existing reports and producing specifications for new reports. You may also need to deputise for the Business Intelligence Partners as required.

Person specification

Knowledge and Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Holds a relevant Masters’ degree level qualification or equivalent experience.


Essential criteria
  • Significant experience in an information analysis role
  • Experience of working with relational databases
  • Experience of using query tool functionality
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in an NHS informatics role or other healthcare information environment
  • Experience of using Power BI
  • Experience of using Epic, including its BI stack, including developing Radar, Slicer Dicer, Reporting Workbench contents
  • Membership of a relevant professional organisation (AphA, BCS, DAMA etc.)

Skills and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • In depth specialist knowledge of information analysis and the use of information in support of business objectives
  • Ability to interrogate databases
  • Ability to interpret complex data
  • Ability to convert data to management information
  • Ability to independently interpret the requirements of information users and present detailed, complex reports that can be understood by a wide audience
  • Understanding of data quality issues and how these relate to the organisation as a whole
  • Strong SQL (or equivalent) skills
  • Intermediate / advanced use of MS Excel
Desirable criteria
  • Intermediate use of Power BI
  • Understanding of income algorithms and financial planning in the NHS
  • Understanding of the use of clinical terms and codes within the NHS


Essential criteria
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate on issues which can be complex and multi-stranded
  • Ability to train other information staff in the use of information systems and analytical tools

Planning and Organisation Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Ability to take responsibility for own workload

We are committed to ensuring that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation or is disadvantaged by requirements that cannot be justified.

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, all our staff have access to free independent and confidential support, large retail discounts, a staff discount platform, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few.

Additionally, UCLH Arts and Heritage’s staff wellbeing programme, Creative Comfort, offers a variety of ways to engage with the arts as a member of UCLH staff. You can try out the weekly choir, weekly art club and join the Culture Club for exclusive access to free and discounted tickets for opera, exhibitions, theatre and more.

We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.

We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.