Senior Research and Insight Analyst (2 year fixed term contract)
You have a strong background in bringing together analyses and research findings into insightful, accessible reports and papers for publication to a range of audiences. You will have achieved this by being able to lead projects and activities that bring together a range of specialists across research, policy and communication disciplines. Underpinning this will be excellent report writing experience. Ideally these will have been developed within a public policy environment. You know how to specify requirements, briefing colleagues and external experts about the evidence and analysis required. You will be able to scope and develop written outputs by identifying key themes and findings that need to be explored and then built into high impact, high profile publications. You can quickly grasp a wide range of complex issues drawing these into accessible and engaging insights. That’s why you’d be perfect for the role of Senior Research and Insight Analyst at the General Medical Council (GMC) in Manchester.
The GMC helps to protect patients and improve medical education and practice in the UK by setting standards for students and doctors. We support them in achieving (and exceeding) those standards and take action when they are not met. With this in mind, it is vital that we anticipate, identify and mitigate potential risks – and our Data, Research and Insight Hub has an integral role to play in supporting this.
Your primary focus will be taking a leading role in research and insight projects that lead to the production and publication of high profile, high impact publications. You will project manage activities that bring together a range of primary and secondary evidence sources on doctors and the wider healthcare environment to provide insight into the future of healthcare and related policy. This means developing research specifications and project plans, to gather the required evidence within scheduled work plans which you will also have a role in co-ordinating. Ultimately, you will bring together your skills to be a lead author for the delivery of a suite of reports and papers on health matters that are published for a wide range of audiences. As a senior research and insight analyst, you will have a co-ordinating role in managing the production and publication schedule
An understanding of regulatory and public policy environments will be a distinct advantage. You will have the flexibility to respond to the changing needs of our organisation and fast-moving policy environment. You should have a sound understanding of research management, horizon scanning and other environmental analysis techniques, while experience of working within a policy and research team would be ideal.
Due to Covid 19, the successful applicant will commence working from home with a supportive induction package, with a plan to return to an office based role at a later date. As with our usual arrangements we will be able to offer up to two working from home days per week once we have returned to the office.
In return, you’ll benefit from being part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to its people. Within our friendly environment, you will have access to a range of learning and development opportunities designed to support your ongoing progression. You’ll benefit from being part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to its people. We offer an attractive salary and benefits package to find out more please click here.
The GMC is happy to support a range of flexible working options. Flexible working requests will be considered in line with the policy
We strongly believe that diversity of background and experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to us being a better regulator. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our staff, and also the diversity of those we work with wherever we can and we would actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
The GMC values diversity and has made a public commitment to processes and procedures that are fair, objective, transparent and free from discrimination. The GMC is a charity registered in England and Wales (1089278) and Scotland (SC037750.