Job Details

Senior Data Insights Adviser (Data Analyst)

£50,000 - £51,000 , Permanent

Posted: 20 hours ago


At Wellcome we believe great ideas can change the world and improve health for everyone. We help great ideas to thrive by supporting scientists and researchers, taking on big problems, fuelling imaginations and sparking debate.

We are looking for 3 passionate senior data analysts to join our growing Data Insights team. You will be using your data & analytics skills to build data products and deliver robust insights to inform decision making at all levels of the organisation, alongside providing technical leadership and mentoring other members of the team.

You'll love working with data and tackling challenging problems. You will work with key stakeholders to translate their requirements into analytics solutions, supporting them in managing their programmes of work.

You will join an interdisciplinary team of data analysts, data visualisation specialists, product managers, qualitative researchers, software engineers, data engineers, data scientists and designers. We all work together in supporting Wellcome's mission to address worldwide health challenges.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead and contribute to projects, scoping and delivering high quality analysis and insights to help Wellcome gain a deeper understanding of its funding and organisational data
  • Act as a mentor and provide technical leadership to other members of the team
  • Work with a variety of large datasets and employ a range of analytical methods to solve complex problems
  • Consult with domain experts and key stakeholders to gather information, context and intelligence and translate their business problems into analytical solutions
  • Create reports and dashboards to support the dissemination of research, analysis and insights
  • Effectively and clearly communicate technical findings and recommendations to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

Skills and Experience

Across all our data analysts, we are looking for the following:

  • Numerate background and strong data analysis skills, including the ability to handle a variety of complex datasets (Essential)
  • Experience with all stages of the data analysis process: problem identification, data collection/storage, data investigation/exploratory analysis, data cleaning/manipulation, analysis/modelling, visualisation/communication (Essential)
  • Enthusiasm to continue to learn new skills, tools and techniques, and to share your knowledge with others in the team (Essential)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to synthesise information, conveying key points clearly and concisely to technical and non-technical audiences (Essential)

We then have, and are looking for, a mixture of specialist skills in the team - we are not expecting applicants to have all the below skills, just some of them:

  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel (Desirable)
  • Data visualisation skills and tools e.g. Tableau (Desirable)
  • Programming skills in Python or R (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of statistical modelling, methods and techniques (Desirable)
  • Project management experience (Desirable)
  • Experience working with EDI (Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) data (Desirable)
  • Understanding of the science (life/social), public health, innovation or policy sector and/or an ability to get up to speed quickly on a breadth of science and research policy issues (Desirable)

If you are interested in the role, please make sure when submitting your application that you attach your CV and complete the questionnaire form.

You can view the full job description here

Salary: £50,000, plus our Benefits

Contract Type: Permanent

Advert closing date: 15th May 2022

We understand that our colleagues have commitments and personal interests outside of work and we strive to build a flexible working environment, in which people can perform at their best. We are currently working 2 days per week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) from our Euston Road offices as part of a hybrid working pilot (until June 2022) with the remaining 3 days from home.

Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at

Job Details

Full Time
London, United Kingdom
£50,000 - £51,000