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COVID-19 Vacancy Information Manager (Enterprise Data Warehouse & Acquisition)

Band 7

Main area
Information Services
Band 7
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week)
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Digital Health and Care Wales
Employer type
Any DHCW site across Wales
Base to be agreed
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
10/08/2021 23:59

Digital Health and Care Wales is an ambitious organisation created by Welsh Government to lead on the digital transformation of health and care. It builds on the digital architecture and national services put in place by the NHS Wales Informatics Service over the past decade.

The organisation will lead on large-scale developments that make a significant difference to the people of Wales as well as to health and care professionals, such as expansion of the digital patient record and the creation of a National Data Resource. It will improve the way data is collected, shared and used. Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

This is to recruit to 2 permanent positions

Digital Health and Care Wales is looking for highly driven and enthusiastic Information Manager to join our fast-growing team of information professionals, committed to delivering data and insight to Health and Social Care colleagues across Wales.

The ideal candidates will combine a blend of strong managerial skills with technical flair in developing and coordinating key data flows into our warehouse environment, to support critical work-streams including but not limited to Track, Trace and Protect, Covid-19 testing and Single Cancer Pathway data. You will act as a leader within your area, with managerial accountability for a small team of data engineers, warehousing and acquisition professionals.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a motivated individual to take the next step in their career whilst supporting critical work-streams. If you are someone with the drive to improve patient outcomes, with the desire and aptitude to implement technical initiatives then this role is perfect for you.

The ideal candidate will be well-versed in Health and Care data, whilst demonstrating proficiency in database methodologies and the Structured Query Language (SQL), data modelling and ETL.

Experience of working in the NHS and clinical knowledge would be advantageous, however practical experience and knowledge of the following would be particularly desirable:

  • SQL proficiency
  • The ability to build comprehensive Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) routines
  • Database administration, maintenance and monitoring skills
  • Managing Stakeholder requirements, expectations
  • Team Leadership
  • Delivering technically innovative solutions in a timely manner
  • Comprehensive documentation skills
  • A champion of Data Warehouse methodologies and best-practice.
  • Problem solving ability
  • Proficient communication ability (verbal and written)

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.


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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Thomas England
Job title
Product Lead - Information Services / NDR
Email address
Additional information

Gareth John - Head of Information Development and Delivery