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PHE is bringing together its national scientific laboratories and headquarters to create one of the world’s leading centres for public health science in Harlow, Essex, in the heart of the London and Cambridge life sciences corridor. Between 2021 and 2024 all posts based at the Porton, Colindale, Skipton and Wellington House sites (except positions in Centres & Regions) will move to PHE Harlow as part of this major development. For more information please search ‘PHE Harlow collection’.
The National Registration & Analysis Service (NCRAS) is a UK-wide initiative, working to drive improvements in standards of cancer care and clinical outcomes by improving and using the information collected about cancer patients for analysis, publication and research. The NCRAS Analytical Team is a department of Public Health England (PHE) within the Health Improvement Directorate. PHE works with national and local government, industry and the NHS to protect and improve the nation’s health and support healthier choices.
We now have an exciting permanent full time vacancy for a Public Health Analyst. The post will involve helping to develop and deliver an innovative programme of national work, including for example:
We are looking for someone who wants to work in a distinctly team-based environment. You must therefore be a strong team-player, with the ability to work proactively and under your own initiative. You will develop and maintain excellent relationships and work with teams and multiple stakeholders both internally and externally. You should ideally have a proven track record of delivering high quality reporting to a wide range of stakeholders across multiple organisations.
You will have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to ensure data quality and integrity are maintained. Ideally you will have experience of working within a cancer focused environment using systems to design, produce and deliver analyses and reports.
You’ll do this by undertaking statistical analyses, writing reports and briefing internal and external audiences in ways that make the complex easy to understand. Your track record must demonstrate a sound understanding of a range of quantitative methods of research and analysis.
The successful candidate should be educated to graduate level or have equivalent experience, significant experience of working within the NHS or in a similar organisation in an analytical position is also essential. Ideally you will have experience of working within a cancer focused environment developing tools and using systems to design, produce and deliver reports.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Victoria Coupland Victoria.Coupland@phe.gov.uk
As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how the PHE Charter is an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver a service.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles (attached as a supporting document). PHE is a disability confident employer and is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome applications from people with a disability or long term health condition.
Employees who feel they have been unfairly treated during a recruitment process can use the civil service commission’s grievance procedure. External candidates should complain to the hiring manager handling their campaign. In addition both internal and external candidates have the right to complain to the Civil Service Commissioners.
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Interview expenses will not be reimbursed.
For more information please go to the PHE website.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.