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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/11/2021.

Job Reference: 907-111-A

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
System Support & Evaluation
£40,057 - £45,839 pa

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance and advice on promoting high quality health, public health and social care.

Our role is to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services. We do this by:

  • Producing evidence-based guidance and advice for health, public health and social care practitioners.
  • Developing quality standards and performance metrics for those providing and commissioning health, public health and social care services;
  • Providing a range of information services for commissioners, practitioners and managers across the spectrum of health and social care.

Please note - if the advertised role is based in London, it will attract a High Cost Area Supplement.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from NICE Recruitment Trac system administered by NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit (MLCSU). If you are appointed to a post, information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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Role title: Analyst, adoption & impact

Location: Manchester

The Role

1 permanent, 1 fixed term until February 2023 (maternity cover)

We are looking for 2 enthusiastic, driven, and motivated individuals who are passionate about improving the care people receive. Reporting to the senior analyst, adoption & impact, the analyst will be responsible for undertaking analytical work to measure the impact and uptake of NICE guidance.

What you will bring to NICE

To be considered for this role, we are looking for:

  • A post-graduate level qualification with a substantive component related to evidence-based medicine (such as epidemiology, critical appraisal or public health), or an equivalent level of knowledge acquired through experience and further training/development.
  • An effective and persuasive communicator demonstrating oral, written and presentation skills with a high degree of personal credibility and sensitivity.

The post holder should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of analysing routinely collected health and healthcare data, such as prescribing data, healthcare activity, epidemiology, and costs.
  • The ability to gather data, analyse, critique, and synthesise complex information, and prepare reports and briefing documents.
  • Experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders within an academic, clinical or health services research environment.
  • The ability to work independently and prioritise work effectively to meet tight deadlines.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate the essential criteria from the attached person specification within their applications to be considered for this role.

The Department

The impact team is responsible for measuring the impact and uptake of NICE guidance. Outputs of the team include NICE impact reports, medicines estimates published as part of the NHS Digital publication ‘NICE Technology Appraisals in the NHS in England (Innovation Scorecard)’, baseline assessment tools and the quality standard service improvement tool.

For an informal discussion please contact Jennifer Beveridge, senior analyst, on 0161 870 3147, or email

Closing date: 28 November 2021
Interview date: week commencing 13 December


  • Here at NICE we are passionate and proud of the work we do and the impact we make.
  • We can offer you a great place to work with good benefits, flexible working, and a supportive, friendly and inclusive environment.
  • We have an academic culture committed to producing high quality work and we take collective responsibility.

Our main purpose is to improve health and wellbeing by putting science and evidence at the heart of health and care decision making. As an organisation we all collaborate to achieve this same goal through empowering our workforce to do great things!

We are going through an exciting period of change and rapid growth. There could not be a better time to join us.

We have modern offices in Manchester city centre and Stratford, London. This role is based in Manchester, and the team are encouraged to work 1 day a week in the office. We are a flexible employer, and you will have the opportunity to discuss any potential for flexible working with your manager.

Important - Due to NICE’s use of anonymised recruitment practices we ask all candidates not to include any personal details within their application. Please ensure you provide sufficient detail in the supporting information section to allow our team to make an informed judgement about your suitability for this role at this stage. CV’s will not be considered.

NICE is committed to the equality, diversity and inclusion of all our candidates and staff, and we are committed to creating a workforce which represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone, and in particular we encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, and candidates from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds who are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Please contact if you wish to discuss any additional needs or reasonable adjustments which may support your success at interview.


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued.

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • NHS pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme
  • We provide a thorough induction programme
  • Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities
  • We promote flexible working to help staff achieve a healthy work life balance
  • We value equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community
  • We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in line with the NHS Guaranteed Interview Scheme

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification as your application will be shortlisted against these criteria.

Please provide full contact details for all referees within your application form including email addresses. Referees provided must include your current line manager and cover the last two employers.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Please note all contact is made via NICE Recruitment – Trac system administered by NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit (MLCSU). Please check your account regularly. If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK. (Please refer to attached guidance documents for further details). Failure to bring the required proof will mean that we may be unable to proceed with your interview.

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