Yorkshire Cancer Research
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Circa £24,000 DOE
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Cancer Data and Impact Officer
Harrogate, North Yorkshire 

About Us

Yorkshire Cancer Research is one of the most exciting and innovative charities in the UK. The charity is a leading funder of cancer research in the region and has a track record of supporting ground-breaking projects and clinical trials to help prevent cancer and increase survival. We are working to save an extra 2,000 lives a year in Yorkshire. 

Yorkshire Cancer Research is entering an exciting period in its development. We are currently looking for a Cancer Data and Impact Officer to join us in Harrogate. 

The Benefits

- Salary of circa £24,000 DOE 
- Pension scheme 
- Private medical insurance 
- 25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays
- Offices within walking distance of the train station/free onsite parking 

If you have experience of analysing datasets and gathering evidence, this is an incredible opportunity to support the success of our charity by developing our knowledge of the Yorkshire cancer landscape and supporting the evaluation of our work’s impact. 

We’ve got a strong set of values that inform everything we do and we’re looking for people who are aligned with these. As our Cancer Data and Impact Officer, you will strive for excellence in everything you do, have integrity, champion expertise through improvement and innovation and be a great team player.

The Role

As a Cancer Data and Impact Officer, you will support the ongoing development of our knowledge base and help to analyse and evaluate the impact of our work. 

In this key role, you will: 

- Create data reports and presentations for internal and external audiences 
- Handle data and information requests from across the charity
- Work with the Cancer Insight Manager to conduct ongoing impact assessments of research awards and assist in the evaluation of service-led projects
- Create models to look at potential future outcomes and impact to support strategic decision making
- Work with our Data and Information Intern to regularly review and interpret external data sources

About You

To join us as a Cancer Data and Impact Officer, you will need: 

- Previous experience of working in a relevant field (2 years minimum)
- Previous experience of analysing datasets to highlight useful trends and statistics 
- Experience of interpreting and presenting complex information from multiple sources to write informative reports and summaries for a variety of audiences, including health experts, scientists, patients and the wider public 
- Experience of evidence gathering and using data to inform and influence decisions of internal and external stakeholders 
- An understanding of research methodologies and the ability to understand commonly used metrics 
- A degree level qualification in a relevant discipline  
- An understanding of the health information environment and knowledge of cancer data sources and regional issues would be beneficial
- The ability to think creatively, linking data and information to the work of the charity and identifying possible risks and opportunities

Other organisations may call this role Data Analyst, Analysis & Impact Officer, Insight Analyst, Data Officer, Data Insight Officer, Data & Reporting Analyst, Data Insight Analyst, or Impact Evaluation Analyst. 

The closing date for applications is Wednesday the 19th February 2020. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Friday the 28th February 2020.

Webrecruit and Yorkshire Cancer Research are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, to take your next step as a Cancer Data and Impact Officer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Working hours: 37 hours per week

Posted on: 27 January 2020
Closed date: 19 February 2020
Job ref: HKVNH1602/CC-HL
Tags: Policy/Research