Data Innovation Manager

Circa £45,000
18 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

The Organisation

The Academy of Medical Sciences is an independent body representing the diversity of medical science in the UK. Its mission is to advance biomedical and health research and its translation into benefits for society. The Academy's fellowship of the UK's best biomedical and health researchers is its driving force in all that it achieves.

The Academy works to secure a future in which:

UK and global health is improved by the best research

The UK leads the world in biomedical and health research, and is renowned for the quality of its research outputs, talent and collaborations

Independent, high quality medical science advice informs the decisions that affect society

More people have a say in the future of health and research.

The organisation's work focusses on four key areas; promoting excellence, developing talent, influencing research and policy, and engaging patients, medical professionals and the public in the medical science arena.

The organisation is looking to develop and promote its services further and it has identified data management and its approach to technology as key areas to assist them in achieving their goals. Consequently, we are working together to recruit this newly created role of Data Innovation Manager.

Data Innovation Manager

Circa £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)


Permanent - Full Time

The Role

This vital new role will be responsible for making sure that the Academy's databases deliver optimal business benefits across the organisation and provide a firm foundation for supporting not only existing needs, but importantly preparing the way forward for achieving strategic development goals. This role will also lead on embedding a positive culture across the Academy in its approach and grasp of data management and innovation in order to enable the organisation to stay ahead of the game in terms of data collation, usage, integrity, compliance and security. Leading from the front, this role will champion an innovative and creative approach to data management and will enthuse users both internally and externally to improve and educate themselves on the latest developments in this field.

The Person

Experience and skills to include:

A high level of intellectual capacity & analytical by nature, possibly evidenced through a related Degree, professional qualification or by substantial experience of having worked in a senior Data Management role of similar complexity.

Broad, demonstrated experience of CRM Systems management (ideally ThankQ or similar)

A knowledge of Microsoft SQL Servers, GDPR principles, HTML, information management and cloud-based technology will be beneficial.

Creative, decisive and collaborative with demonstrated experience of leading on transformational, strategic technology driven projects.

This person will be academically bright with an intellectual curiosity and a deep interest and enjoyment of technology and data management.

Able to inspire, encourage and communicate in a compelling manner with a wide range of audiences both internally and externally with varying levels of interest and abilities around technology.

An excellent eye for detail and the ability to see the bigger picture with an appreciation of how this important role fits in to the wider ambitious strategic objectives of the organization.

This person will ideally have an appreciation of the importance of medical science and research in improving standards across the UK and the resulting benefits to society.

To apply, please submit a Word Document version of your CV; cover letters are not required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.

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