Data Analyst (0.6 FTE)

The post holder will additionally lead in the gathering, analysing and reporting on data from a range of Education and Training projects, including the ‘Early Adopter’ pilot of the new RCPCH curriculum and the development of new Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA) assessments.

Hours: 21 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
Contract type: Permanent
Salary range: £19,796.6 (32,996 - £40,145pa pro rata 0.6FTE)
Location: 5 – 11 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8SH


In this role, you will:

  • Conduct data analysis and evaluation of the bi-annual START assessment and produce detailed graphical and narrative reports.
  • Perform analysis and produce detailed reports to support the College specialty and GRID training recruitment processes.
  • Support the implementation of the new paediatric training curriculum, gathering and analysing data from users (focus groups, surveys etc) and producing reports for the Quality and Standards Manager and the GMC.
  • Perform analysis on the National Trainer Survey and provide a comparative narrative on previous surveys.
  • Supporting the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of existing assessment tools by gathering, analysing and reporting on performance data.
  • Assisting with the development, pilot and evaluation of new assessment tools, providing documentation and data needed for GMC approval and other similar submissions.
  • Support other assessment review and research activities as required, produce reports, abstracts or papers to share findings.



  • Experience of handling a challenging role proactively. Demonstrating confidence, initiative, self-motivation and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to carry out complex work within established guidelines and ability to suggest improvements
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and work unsupervised  Knowing when to seek advice and when to act independently
  • Experience or knowledge in the evaluation of assessment or equivalent demonstrable experience


  • Able to manipulate and analyse quantitative and qualitative data and produce meaningful reports
  • Demonstrate the ability to exercise initiative and devise changes or developments in procedures
  • Experience of using SPSS to capture and analyse data, including large datasets and database queries
  • Experience of using Excel to create graphical representations of data
  • Experience of gathering data through structured interviews, focus groups or similar research methodologies

Job Description and Person Specification


To apply, please fill out an application form (MS Word, 71 KB) and an optional equal opportunities form(MS Word, 94 KB). Send this to

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: 9am,Tuesday 16 January 2018

Shortlisting date: Thursday 18 January 2018

Interviews will be held: Monday 29 January 2018

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is a Disability Confident Employer and a Stonewall Champion.

No agencies please.