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Principal Intelligence Specialist

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full Time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/09/2020 23:59
£42,821 pro rata to hours worked
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Public Health
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Badminton Road, Yate
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Sep

Further information

Public Health Principal Intelligence Specialist

Salary: £42,821 to £45,859

Location: Flexible / work from home or Badminton Road, Yate

Limited Term Contract until 31/3/21

37 hours a week (possible duty rota and out of hours cover for which there will be an additional payment)

How you’ll make a difference as a Public Health Principal Intelligence Specialist

Are you interested in using data to inform action and policy to improve health?

Do you enjoy working strategically across the health and social care system to monitor, drive, and evaluate outcomes for the population?

Can you lead a team to proactively and reactively produce the information required to deliver our COVID-19 response and recovery?

South Gloucestershire Council are looking for a Principal Public Health Intelligence Specialist who can act as a technical expert and system leader within the intelligence function of the Public Health division. We are developing a range of intelligence products to monitor local transmission and identify clusters and outbreaks of COVID-19, to support the direction of resource to control disease and protect the population’s health, and to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on our local population and health inequalities. This crucial intelligence role will shape and inform our local South Gloucestershire pandemic response and recovery.

We are looking for someone who can lead and oversee a programme of bespoke data analysis and reporting on population health in South Gloucestershire residents, with a focus on COVID-19 and its impact on health outcomes. The role will involve working closely with colleagues across the Council and system partners across Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

You will need a background in health analytics and data management. The public health evidence, performance, and intelligence team are continually looking to develop and innovate and so the Principal Public Health Specialist will need to to be a creative and innovative thinker, able to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and enjoy the challenge of responding to complex problems within tight deadlines.

You will be able to manage and develop a team for the service area, ensuring all team members understand their contribution

What we need from you:

You will demonstrate detailed technical knowledge and post qualification experience in the use of statistical and epidemiological methodologies to analyse, interpret and understand data sets in health organisations. You will also have the ability to communicate this effectively at all levels and be able to apply strategic awareness to problem solving and decision making.

You will have the authority and credibility to communicate, negotiate, influence and build successful relationships with stakeholders.

You will have excellent strategic leadership, communication, negotiation and influencing skills including partnership working and be able to lead others to generate and co-ordinate original ideas and developments.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.

We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of

We’re providing essential services across our internal network to ensure we can fully support our community.

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.

We’re making a difference: be part of it!

If, after having read the job summary you would like to discuss this post, please contact Gemma Morgan on gemma.morgan@southglos.gov.uk

Closing Date: 21st September 2020

Interview to take place: 1st October 2020

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