Head of Insights & Analytics

United Kingdom | Flexible

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United Kingdom | Flexible
Home working and 89 Albert Embankment, Vauxhall, London
Job function
Information Technology (IT)
£57,500 - £70,000 per annum, dependent on experience

12 months fixed term contract

Location:  Home working and occasional attendance to the head office in Vauxhall, London

Salary: £57,500 - £70,000 per annum, dependant on experience

Hours: 35 Hours per week

Closing Date:  1st Dec 2020

It is an exciting time to join Marie Curie in the area of data insights & analytics - the role of Head of Insights & Analytics will lead, develop and manage Marie Curie’s Business Insights & Analytics vision, strategy and roadmap, enabling Marie Curie to deliver its organisational strategy of ensuring that everyone affected by dying, death and bereavement has the best possible experience, reflecting what’s most important to them, and to deliver Marie Curie’s strategic goals:

  • To build integrated place-based end of life services
  • To strengthen our national voice and influence thinking around end of life experience
  • To invest in our future capability
  • To build financial sustainability

The new role of Head of Insights & Analytics will drive forward Marie Curie’s data vision - To provide all Marie Curie personnel with easy access to the reports and insights they need to make data driven timely decisions.  This include external indicators and KPIs to inform Marie Curie of its organisational impact and executive strategy.

Maire Curie holds patient, supporter, personnel (including staff and volunteers) data.  There are substantial opportunities for Marie Curie to integrate and use this data to help meet our strategic goals.

Initial activities

This will be Marie Curie’s first senior role dedicated to leading and developing business insights and analytics capabilities across all directorates.  There is a need to prioritise four activities initially to build capability and define the function:

  • Developing the Business Insights Strategy and roadmap, then taking the lead in its execution
  • Leading Marie Curie’s newly formed Business Insights & Analytics team
  • Gathering business insights and reporting requirements from all areas of the organisation
  • Forming and leading the Data Design Authority – including the setting and approval of its Terms of Reference.

What we are looking for:

A strategic thinker, with a strong understanding of how data and insight drives performance, you will have experience operating at a senior level in a similar role. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to understand and analyse complex issues and business processes and communicate and influence key stakeholders right across the charity.

Leading a team of experts, your will be effective in setting plans and priorities, to meet multiple competing demands and targets.

What’s in it for you:

  • Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Flexible Working

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work.  We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.  Agencies need not apply.