Higher Information Analyst - statistician

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • London

Job Description

Higher Information Analyst StatisticianJob Ref:Salary: Band 7, (£45,780 - £51,393 per annum inc) Permanent

The National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR), which is hosted by Barts Health NHS Trust, is looking for an experienced Data Manager to join its Technical Team on a permanent basis. NICOR’s role is to monitor and improve the quality of care and outcomes for cardiovascular patients through collecting, analysing, and reporting on clinical information relating to cardiovascular patients from NHS and private hospitals in the UK.

NICOR manages the National Cardiac Audit Programme and underpinning this is the IT platform it uses to collect data for each clinical domain. NICOR aims to tackle important, tractable, cardiovascular research questions spanning both fundamental and clinical science, with the aim of generating transformative answers and improvements in health and wellbeing while improving capacity for research and development.

Joining NICOR is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic and growing team that is dedicated to improving patient care / outcomes including the delivery of data for high quality research projects to external groups including academic organisations. The post holder will be provided with the opportunity to be an integral team member involved in the development and integration of the data management service.

The role of the Higher information Analyst Statistician will be to perform statistical analyses on data from 6 national cardiovascular datasets This includes analysis of data for annual clinical audit reports, consultant outcomes publication and quality improvement processes.

The role will also include:

  • development and validation of measures to compare the relative performance of cardiovascular units and/or hospitals
  • development, maintenance and validation of risk models and other outcome measures
  • collaboration with other stakeholders working on projects that involve analysis of NICOR data

In performing this role, it is expected that the post holder will apply advanced statistical and epidemiological methods.

NICOR aims totackle important, tractable, cardiovascular quality improvement and research questions spanning both fundamental and clinical science, with the aim of generating transformative answers and improvements in health and wellbeing for patients.

You will have a degree in a numerate discipline with evidence of training in statistics, with a higher University degree in Medical Statistics or related experience. Expertise and advanced knowledge in mathematical or statistical software in particualr R is essential, as is experience in the analysis of complex longitudinal clinical datasets using, for example, cox regression, survival analysis, hierarchical modelling, propensity scores, etc.). In addition, you will have experience in data management. You must be an excellent communicator since you will need to convey statistical information to data analysis specialists and non-specialists, for example, clinical leads, professional societies, patients, and the public.

For further details / informal visits contact:

[email protected]


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameNadeem FazalEmail [email protected]


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