Senior Technical Analyst

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2018-07-09T22:01:59+00:00 2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

Job Reference: 907-NICE662
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Location:
40,428 – 48,514 per annum
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An exciting part-time opportunity has arisen for you to join NICE in a role responsible for systematic review.
The Public Health Internal Guideline Development team scopes, develops and provides a quality assurance from a technical perspective throughout the development of NICE public health guidelines. The team also foster further development of methods in areas identified as priorities.
The part-time (0.5 FTE) vacancy for a senior technical analyst has ultimate responsibility for scoping and the quality assurance in the team.
You will contribute to the development of NICE public health guidelines. This will include scoping guidelines prior to their development and also providing quality assurance of the developed guideline.
You will also support the development of guideline methods, in conjunction with other members of the team.
What you will bring to the role:
A postgraduate qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant area
Skills in health economics, medical statistics, clinical trials, epidemiology or related areas
A good understanding of the principles of evidence-based healthcare, critical appraisal and the interpretation of health care research evidence
Good communication skills, demonstrating oral, written and presentation skills with a high degree of personal credibility and sensitivity
Ability to gather data, analyse, critique and synthesise complex information and prepare reports, briefing documents and guidance documents
Please note that although the post in Manchester, interviews will be in London, however we can look to accommodate a Manchester based interview at special request.
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For further details / informal visits contact:
For an informal discussion please contact Hugh McGuire, PH IGD Technical Adviser, on 0207 045 2111 (
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 the NHS pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme
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