We are looking for an Analytics Lead who will lead our emerging Healthcare Analytics business with insights gained from aggregating and analysing healthcare data. The ideal candidate has broad experience leading advanced analytical projects, ideally some of which having been in healthcare. They must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams. They will have experience in developing product pipelines, as well as building a team. The right candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve business outcomes. 

Why choose Carnall Farrar?

When you join Carnall Farrar you will be working closely with our industry-leading partners and consultants, putting you in a great position to accelerate your path to becoming an accomplished business professional.

We offer on the job learning as well as access to an extensive range of in-house and external training opportunities.

Your role

This is an exciting new role for Carnall Farrar which we are anticipating the right candidate will shape and develop as they settle in. We do however expect the key responsibilities for this role to be:

  • Lead and advance the overall analytics function
  • Lead development of the product pipeline, including supporting product specification ahead of build
  • Translate client requirements into client specification
  • Visualise end products that don’t yet exist
  • Visualise in large amount of data in compelling ways
  • Ability to interact with clients particularly those within information teams, but also with other senior client stakeholders
  • Ability to build the team internally, e.g. recruiting to permanent and interim positions as well as manage use of external contractors
  • Support effective teamwork and interactions between the analytics team and core business to ensure good working relationships
  • Manage team and projects to time, scope and resources including projects and product pipeline
  • Have commercial insight into value of tools created, capture of revenue and managing cost of delivery
  • Contribute to the development of commercial strategy and execute
  • Manage commercial frameworks


  • Minimum relevant Bachelor's degree; advanced degree in relevant area would be advantageous
  • Familiarity with a range of structured and unstructured databases
  • Proficient in a range of programming and scripting languages, e.g. C++, CSS
  • Familiarity and experience using machine learning and statistical techniques
  • Good problem solving skills both in analytical approaches and the ability to troubleshoot technical problems
  • Work collaboratively with others in the organisation and help to build the analytics team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams
  • Strong drive and resilience
  • Give constructive feedback to improve performance
  • Coaching and development of team members which will include a rotation of analysts
  • Healthcare experience highly desirable

Application process

Please apply to recruitment@carnallfarrar.com with an up to date CV outlining, education / qualifications and awards; work experience; current remuneration details and contact details. You also need to supply a separate supporting statement explaining why you would like to be considered for the role. Applicants who fail to do so will not be considered for the post. All applications need to be submitted by 27 July 2018.

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