Head of Business Intelligence

University of Leeds

Based in Leeds or London

This post is available fixed term until 31 March 2020

As Head of Business Intelligence, you will take responsibility for leading the business intelligence function for the whole of the national clinical research environment and develop diverse and dynamic initiatives such as the implementation of such strategies as the Open Data Platform and Big Data.

You will provide leadership and strategic direction to the national Business Intelligence function and will be responsible for managing the tools and processes to enable business insight, allowing business leaders across the organisation to have a conversational relationship with data and self-service access to that data from wherever it is required. 

You will report to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and will work closely with the CRNCC Executive Team, Senior Management Team and external stakeholders including senior Department of Health colleagues.

It is essential that you have effective communication and organisational skills, an energetic and flexible approach to work and the ability to build robust working relationships with a wide range of professionals.

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies (http://hr.leeds.ac.uk/homepage/4/policies) The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Bronze award in 2013.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

University Grade 9 (£48,327 - £55,998 p.a) depending upon qualifications and experience.

Informal enquiries should be directed to: Nick Hirst, Chief Information Officer, nick.hirst@nihr.ac.uk or 07732 005618

General enquiries regarding your online application should be directed to Claire Porteus, HR Assistant, claire.e.porteus@nihr.ac.uk or 0113 343 0438


Leeds or London


Faculty of Medicine & Health




NIHR CRN - Leeds or London Office

Contract Type: 

Fixed Term (31 March 2020)

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