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Data Analyst

London, United Kingdom, £300 - £360 , Contract

Posted: 21 hours ago


Data Analyst // UK Wide fully remote // up to £360 per day // Inside IR35
Data Analyst // UK Wide fully remote // up to £360 per day // Inside IR35

My client is looking to recruit an HEO Data Analyst to join our new and expanding data insights team. My client deals with issues that are central to all of us, with the aim of helping people to live longer, healthier, happier lives. The health and care agenda is often in the spotlight and requires high quality analysis to inform debate and ensure that decisions are based on the best available evidence. We have a reputation for using analysis and evidence effectively to influence decision making. We provide exciting opportunities for professional analysts to bring their professional skills to bear on interesting and high-profile policy issues across the NHS, public health and social care services.
The Data Insights Team seeks to demonstrate the art of the possible and extend the boundaries of what analysts can do in health and social care. Our data insights team brings together people with a range of skills who learn from each other and from best practice across Government. You will help improve our understanding of the best way to apply data science methods: working in a supportive learning environment, building great products and developing data insight across the business.
This is an exciting analytical role. You will have good ability across the data science skill set (analysis, data, computing) but also an ability to work effectively with colleagues with complementary skills and an enthusiasm for learning new things, producing high quality outputs and communicating them in a way that has real impact. You will be part of a thriving, growing and developing hub for data insight.

The Role

The postholder will play a role in helping analysts and policy makers across the Department to make best use of data and analysis and demonstrate how Data Insights can make a difference.
The postholder will work with others to deliver projects across the department, focusing on doing data science to address real problems. We provide a focal point for the growing data science community across the Department helping to share best practice, build capability and finding ways for the wider community to share good ideas and approaches.
You will be part of a small team with a large remit to demonstrate the value of data science in health and social care. Your work will focus on delivering high-value projects that directly impact decisions, provide new policy insights and drive efficiencies; accelerating capability building across our analytical community and wider health and social care network; developing an infrastructure across the analytical community which embodies and encourages data science and best practice across the analytical pipeline. Our current projects are influenced by the need to respond to the COVID epidemic. We demonstrate the value of data science through the delivery of high impact projects across the whole spectrum, including automation, advanced visualisation, machine learning, natural language processing and optimisation.

Responsibilities will involve:

  1. Working collaboratively with other Data Scientists / Analysts to implement high-performance machine learning and statistical models into production;
  2. Working closely with customers and other professionals across the business to deliver innovative analytical tools, apps and policy insight into the business;
  3. Contributing to the strong collaborative working environment within the team, and interacting positively with a variety of stakeholders to build community, capability and credibility;
  4. Using best practices such as version control, unit testing, code review, and well documented applications;
  5. Keeping abreast of data science wider landscape and emerging technologies, through commitment to Continued Professional Development of yourself and others;
  6. Championing data science.
Essential Skills

We expect the successful candidate to have technical data analysis skills that will add to our skill base and enable you to contribute actively to new projects. Examples might include:

  • Data visualisation using tools like R, Python, PowerBI or Tableau
  • Advanced analytics methods, for example machine learning, clustering, natural language processing or feature engineering

Experience in these fields would be valuable:

  • Interactive dashboard building, using tools like R, Python, PowerBI or Tableau
  • Cloud computing, using platforms like Azure, AWS, or GCloud

Data Analyst // UK Wide fully remote // up to £360 per day // Inside IR35
Data Analyst // UK Wide fully remote // up to £360 per day // Inside IR35

Job Details

London, United Kingdom
£300 - £360