|Salary:||£33,966 to £44,263 per annum|
|Placed On:||2nd October 2023|
|Closes:||22nd October 2023|
Are you proficient in the use of relational databases and linking large datasets and or automating these processes? Interested in a role which is contributing to changing lives for the better? Looking for your next challenge?
We are recruiting two Senior Data Managers to join the NIHR BioResource to work on our rich and varied health-related data here in Cambridge. Our databases hold contact details, self-reported Health & Lifestyle information, and longitudinal clinical data on 200,000+ people.
About NIHR BioResource:
Our mission is to facilitate human health research and its transformation into medical practice.
NIHR BioResource is a unique and powerful resource for studying disease mechanisms and for investigating the links between genes, the environment, health and disease, enabling scientific discoveries as well as facilitating translational medicine for the benefit of patients.
Further details on the NIHR BioResource, including some of our COVID-19 research studies, can be found on our website https://bioresource.nihr.ac.uk.
About the job:
The Senior Data Manager will lead a team and all aspects of Data Management activities to ensure data is available to researchers worldwide and fit for analysis. By having the best overview of linked data, the Senior Data Manager will also work with other members of the Data Team to deliver bespoke datasets of aggregate data for a variety of audiences. They will also manage study data and design, write and run systems to manage data held by the NIHR BioResource.
The role holder will also be required to act as one of the data provenance experts for the BioResource Data Team.
Ideally you will have:
- Working knowledge of data confidentiality and processing legislation and guidelines (e.g. GDPR and Caldicott)
- Knowledge of information governance processes
- Experience of cleaning large data sets, coding rules to catch invalid data and converting data based on agreed coding schemes
- Experience of working with large health related datasets, including an understanding of the identifiers in use in NHS datasets
What we offer:
The University offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, family friendly policies, an attractive pension scheme (employer's contribution is up to 21.6%) and 41 days' annual holiday (inclusive of public holidays). We encourage career development by providing extensive training & development opportunities.
This appointment is full-time, 37 hours per week; part-time to 80% will be considered. Work life balance is important, and we are open to discussion on flexible working, including hybrid working.
Our offices are on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus CB2 0QQ (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre).
We encourage informal queries about the job or the application process - please contact Laura Cocking, Data Team Manager at email@example.com .
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2024 in the first instance. NIHR BioResource is funded by the National Institute for Health & Care Research (NIHR) on a 5-year funding cycle. It was announced last year that NIHR BioResource will receive new funding over the next 5 years.
This appointment requires a Research Passport application.
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