Our client, a national health charity, are looking for a Knowledge Manager to join the team on a fixed term contract basis for 3-6 months. Reporting to the Head of Policy, Knowledge, Health and Information, you will lead a small team providing them with clinical and data analysis direction and support.
- Develop sound evidence bases that direct and underpin activity to transform diagnosis, treatment and support.
- Strategically balance a range of sometimes conflicting priorities and evidence to help shape strategic decisions.
- Conduct in-house qualitative and quantitative research to fill gaps in evidence/knowledge, including delivery of a clinical data strategy.
- Lead analysis of new external research and data to build our knowledge base.
- Oversee the regular updating of our best practice pathway
- Respond with speed and accuracy to requests from other teams that require evidence input.
- Contribute to horizon scanning activity to ensure that the charity is fully informed about developments in research or clinical practice.
- Oversee a data map that shows the current state of care across the UK, and drives decisions about their priorities.
- Ensure the effective and accurate use of evidence and knowledge by the organisation, leading and participating in cross-organisational projects.
- Use research and evidence to shape external change priorities, give credibility to communications and underpin policy and practice recommendations for change.
- Lead the setting of data projections that estimate the outcomes for patients that our organisational strategy can achieve.
- Educated to postgraduate level ideally in a health epidemiology or a biomedical science discipline
- Capable of quickly building clinical knowledge across a pathway
- Excellent communicator - confident in communicating evidence convincingly to a range of stakeholders and maintain our credibility as an evidence-led organisation
- Possess analytical skills across qualitative and quantitative data, including analysing statistical data from clinical trials and clinical audits
- Ability to identify & manipulate data sources for health economics or population projections' modelling
- Ability to conduct or commission independent research that draws on external data sources, with experience of designing and developing research that creates new data sources / evidence
- Ability to critically appraise a range of evidence sources and establish a balanced conclusion to recommend how the evidence is used
- Understanding of the journal publication processes and experience in achieving publication of research.
- Ability to identify new advances and information in health care and support and establish their significance.
- Experience in leading and participating in cross-organisational projects and advising others on research methodologies.
This role offers flexible remote working with regular travel to their London office (currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions)
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.