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Business Analyst - Data Migration

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317 Laboratories Corporate Management
Band 6
Fixed term: 12 months (from date of appointment)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum
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Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Newcastle Hospitals are proud to be one of the exemplar organisations across the NHS on sustainability, with a long history of delivering Sustainable Healthcare in Newcastle (Shine) and the first healthcare organisation in the world to declare a climate emergency. Our strategy includes commitments to being Net Zero by 2030, for our direct carbon footprint, and Net Zero by 2040 for our footprint plus. Delivering these ambitions will not be possible without the help, support and action of every single member of our team.

Are you looking for a new opportunity?

The Integrated Laboratory Medicine (ILM) Directorate are on a quest for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified Data Migration Business Analyst.

You will be part of a team of technical, scientific and clinical colleagues working in a key role to support the implementation of digitally enabling projects. This is a temporary fixed term appointment for 12 months.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual experienced in working with complex data migration projects as part of transformational change initiatives through the introduction of new digital solutions. We require someone who is energetic, resilient, confident to work independently, able to take the initiative and keen to be part of a team. You will be an excellent communicator at all levels demonstrating a diligent, disciplined and creative way of working, who enjoys the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment, which is driving forward new technologies. You will be joining a friendly and supportive organisation and team of colleagues who all share a passion for patient care and desire to develop improved and innovative ways of working.

This role will be required to work closely with the Project Manager and others within the ILM Project Management Team as well as Third Party suppliers. The post holder will be required to liaise on progress whilst being confident to work independently and methodically to develop, with others, high quality accessible documentation vital to the successful migration of data from incumbent systems to new solutions.

Essential Criteria:

Strong analytical skills with knowledge of a range of data integration tools and migration techniques.

Experience in working with highly complex multi-stranded information.

Knowledge and first hand experience of such specialist data analysis projects.

Skilled user of Microsoft applications.

Experienced in working within PRINCE2 methods.

Skilled and experienced in documenting data migration needs.

You will have expertise in collating and documenting complex and sometime contentious information working with a diverse community of administrative, scientific and clinical staff. A proficient data migration business analyst, creative and efficient in supporting data migration projects, collating and presenting information supporting users in orientating themselves with the demands of such a critical and complex activity. The role will be required to work closely with the Project Manager and others within the ILM Project Team. You will be required to liaise on progress whilst being confident to work independently and methodically to develop, with others and any appointed third party expert supplier, high quality, accurate and accessible outputs. You will be part of the team that ensures full coverage of all functional, non-functional data items and accurate data mapping between source and target systems, following through with the relevant team(s) on resolving any anomalies.

You will have experience of working with data migration projects in a complex organisation. A methodical approach, proficient in scrutinising data outputs, well developed attention to detail and knowledge of data analytical tools. You will have expertise in collating data, presenting information and management reports in an accessible format, mindful of both the purpose of the reports and the intended audience. You will be a key point of contact for any external Third Party Supplier who will be engaged to support the approach and planning for moving data between systems.

Full details of the role and expectations of the successful post holder can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.

Helen Briggs

0191 2824749

Full Time 37 hours 30 minutes/week

Interview Date: 5 November 2021

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