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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/06/2020.

Principal Analyst Pharmacy and High Cost Drugs

Job Reference: 880-2422974

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
St Johns House, Leicester, LE1 6NB, Leicester
£38,890 - £44,503

Arden & GEM is one of the largest Commissioning Support Units in the country. Our customers include more than 60 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG), NHS England, local authorities and a range of care providers.

With offices throughout the Midlands, North West and South East we cover a core geographic patch that extends to Greater Manchester in the north and Essex in the south. Our services are built on a strong foundation of experienced people who build great relationships, a commitment to NHS values and a thorough understanding of our clients and the challenges they face.

We provide real value to our customers by working at scale, creating the synergies and innovation that ultimately drives improved patient outcomes and makes commissioning resources work harder.

Our cornerstones are quality, value, innovation and complete customer focus.

Arden & GEM’s Business Intelligence Service is looking for a principal analyst to join our Data Processing and Reporting Unit, to lead on pharmacy and high cost data flows, reporting and analysis. This fantastic opportunity has arisen for an individual with experience of working with NHS prescribing datasets and a high level of expertise in information analysis, manipulation and presentation utilising tools such as SQL, Excel and Tableau. As a customer facing role excellent communication skills and experience of customer relationship management are essential.

The role sits within a national business intelligence service, providing support to NHS England across the direct commissioned service portfolio. This post will oversee the end to end management of high cost drug and cancer drug fund data flows throughout all routine reporting, contribute to the development of new web based tools to support our automation agenda, whilst also providing analysis to help our customers to meet their strategic and operational objectives. Based at St Johns House, Leicester the successful candidate will form a key part of a dynamic team, delivering a high quality, responsive and efficient service, supporting customer objectives through delivery of analysis and insight.

The successful candidate should expect to work in a fast paced environment operating to key deadlines and delivering quality results through a well-managed team. In return you will have a unique opportunity to develop your skills and make a genuine contribution within a commercially oriented and forward thinking NHS organisation.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Colleen Knight

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