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Insights Analyst

Job Posted: 13 November 2023
Job Updated: 13 November 2023

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Job Title: Insights Analyst

Function: Customer

Location: Hybrid/Nottingham

Type: Permanent 

Job Ref: 650

Salary: £37,060 potential to rise to £43,600 in year 3

Closing Date: 27th November 2023


NHS Supply Chain are recruiting for an Insights Analyst


Purpose of the role


The Insights Analyst will be responsible for providing the Care Pathway, Hospital Care, Out of Hospital Care and Voice of the Customer teams with historic trends and future forecasts to demonstrate the value delivered through NHS Supply Chain. 

Sourcing and utilising transactional data, tariff data and NHS registries whilst working with subject matter experts to interpret guidance from such as NICE and GIRFT to provide insights on value that can be delivered through NHS Supply Chain.

The role will need to build a compelling story through the use of data, being skilled in processing, analysis and visualisation of data.




Baselining current activity and defining future opportunities and forecasts through varied data sources

Identify sources of new data and enable access

Lead engagement with internal / external stakeholders

Deliver Insights for the customer facing teams

Participate and lead networks within NHSSC to drive best practice use of data and tools



What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?


Understanding of NHS data landscape (e.g tariffs, clinical coding, NHS statistics, HES data, Model Hospital, Spend Comparison Service II, Clinical pathways etc)

Demonstrable experience accessing big data sources, automating data operations, conducting data analytics and utilising visualisation tools (desirable tool usage is Cognos, SQL, Alteryx, Power BI)

Experience working with large, complex data sets and presenting clear actionable insights

Experience of managing relationships with key stakeholders

Strong and effective communication skills


How you’ll work


Hybrid working; a blend of home and office working 2/3 days in the office and 2/3 days at home.


In return for your passion, enthusiasm, and hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, consisting of:


Performance led annual bonus scheme

27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days

Generous contributory pension scheme (up to 6% employee / 12% employer contributions of your base salary)

Access to Flexible Benefits Scheme – you will be able to choose from a variety of benefits such Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection, Health Cash Plan, Dental Insurance and additional pension contributions that suit you

2 days paid Volunteering Leave

1 day paid Wellbeing Leave

Long Service Awards

Access to the Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts

Flexible working options

National Annual season ticket purchase scheme

Eye Care vouchers

Access to a free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme


NHS Supply Chain, who are we?


We are a part of the NHS family, and our role is to source, deliver and supply healthcare products, services and food for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales. We make sure the products we supply are always safe, quality assured and delivered efficiently.


We’re always listening to the people who use our products, so that we’re aware of the changing needs across the NHS. In all, we serve every NHS Trust and operate a national network of distribution centres. We also manage relationships with more than a thousand suppliers, delivering more than 8,000,000 orders each year to more than 17,000 locations.


And by doing all of this on behalf of the NHS, this gives NHS staff more time to focus on their main priority of proving excellent patient care.


Our, Purpose, Vision and Strategy are clear. We provide direction, leadership, and commercial focus to improve health outcomes.


Vision: To make it easier for the NHS to put patients first


Purpose: Our role is to support the NHS to save lives and improve health



Be Authentic

Be Inclusive

Be Driven

Be Enterprising

Be The Difference


Other Information

SCCL is a not an NHS organisation, you will join on SCCL terms and conditions.

For more information on SCCL and the NHS Supply chain please visit:


NHS Supply Chain is an equal opportunities employer

SCCL is a company Registered in England and Wales, with company number 10881715, to act as the management function of the NHS Supply Chain.

SCCL values and respects the diversity of its employees and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.

SCCL reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK.

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