Evaluation and Impact Manager and Business Intelligence Analyst

Southampton, United Kingdom
£30,942 to £38,017 per annum
08 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Location: Southampton Science Park, Chilworth
Salary: £30,942 to £38,017 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (12 months) with possibility of extension
Closing Date: Monday 19 April 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 1341321VB

About the roles

This is an exciting time to join our Evaluation and Insight team as we build on our previous work to develop an integrated analytical function. We are looking for experienced Evaluation and Impact Managers and a Business Intelligence Analyst to join our team.

Insight and Evaluation Manager

As an experienced Evaluation and Impact Manager, you will support the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC) by leading on the design and delivery of process and impact evaluation, and the identification and curation of key portfolios. Working collaboratively within and beyond the NIHR, you will provide advice and support to colleagues to improve understanding of evaluation, research impact and portfolio insight.

Successful candidates will be: experienced in the design and delivery of mixed-method evaluation; You will have a skill level equivalent to achievement of HND, Degree, NVQ4 or basic professional qualification in social science, health science, mathematics or other relevant research methodology discipline; have effective project management skills, including strong quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills; will demonstrate strong communications skills and be able to work effectively within teams. We would welcome applications from those with experience of undertaking health economic analysis, impact evaluation and from those with experience in community or international development.

We are looking to recruit the equivalent of two full-time equivalent members of staff. We will consider applications on a full or part-time basis for up to 12 months, fixed term with possibility of extension. We would also welcome the opportunity to consider secondment opportunities (full or part-time) from those working in similar roles in other organisations.

For an informal chat about this post, please contact Adam Lockwood, Senior Research Manager

Business Intelligence Analyst

As an experienced Business Intelligence Analyst you will support the NIHR Centre for Business Intelligence with the development, implementation, delivery and support of a range of high-quality Business Intelligence solutions to meet the needs of the NIHR and beyond. You will join a team of analysts working closely with stakeholders to identify and meet their needs.

Successful candidates will be: equally comfortable working to tight deadlines in response to stakeholder needs or working on planned projects; excellent oral and written skills with an ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audience; demonstrable experience of managing and delivering analytical projects; and experience of analysing data and presenting insight in both oral and written formats using a variety of analysis and presentation packages. You will hold a degree or equivalent experience in a technical/numerate subject.

We are looking to recruit to an initial 12 month, fixed term role with possibility of extension.

We will consider applications on a full or part-time basis. We would also welcome the opportunity to consider secondment opportunities (full or part-time) from those working in similar roles in other organisations.

For an informal chat about this post, please contact Jola Sysak, Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Why work in the Wessex Institute?

NETSCC is based within the Wessex Institute. The Institute is a large and vibrant enterprise unit based at the University of Southampton’s Science Park, Chilworth, which is home to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC), funded by the Department of Health. The NIHR is the nation’s largest funder of health and care research and has a mission to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research, both in the UK and beyond. The Wessex Institute is within the University’s Faculty of Medicine and has a dedicated staff team focused on making a difference to patients and the public and providing research evidence to meet the needs of decision makers in health and social care. Our teams also comprise health research administrators, specialists in information management, finance, contracting, public and patient involvement and communications. The University Science Park offers a pleasant, spacious and green working environment, on-site childcare facilities, coffee shop and good transport access, including a regular commuter bus link.

Staff at the Wessex Institute are currently working remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and it is likely that the successful candidates will also be required to. Once the threat from COVID-19 lessens and the Wessex Institute returns to its physical workplace, some remote and flexible working will be considered on an individual basis, depending on team roles, locations and logistics.

The Wessex Institute is committed to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace; and recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages. We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The University of Southampton is an institution in the top one per cent of world universities and has an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities. The University offers excellent benefits including generous holidays, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional and friendly working environment.

Application procedure 

Submit your completed online application form at Please make sure you complete all the screens and attach a full CV and a supporting statement of no more than 500 words on your suitability for the post. Applicants who have not provided this information will not be considered. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456. Please quote reference 1341321VB on all correspondence.