Data Liaison Manager
Data Liaison Manager
Reports to: Senior Cancer Intelligence Manager
Location: Stratford with flexibility
Application method: CV required (If you're applying from outside CRUK, please include a cover letter)
Salary range for the role: GBP38,000 - GBP43,000
Interviews are planned to be held from 23rd November onwards
Here at Cancer Research UK, our understanding of cancer is increasing at a faster pace than ever before, and more people are surviving thanks to the work we do. Every day we achieve extraordinary things by being innovative, imaginative and bold in our work. Now we need an experienced data manager to grow our ambition of developing and implementing a UK-wide Cancer Data Trusted Research Environment, facilitate access for CRUK staff to external datasets and other critical sources of data, to improve the management of data held by the Policy and Information & Communications directorate and to support the generation of cancer intelligence that will drive interventions designed to improve cancer outcomes.
- Develop and manage relationships with key providers of health and social care data across the UK to secure access to critical data. This includes: Public Health England, the Health and Social Care Information Centre, Public Health Wales, NHS Scotland's Information Services Division and the N. Ireland Cancer Registry.
- Lead the development and implementation of a UK-wide Cancer Data Trusted Research Environment and showcase the benefits to both internal and external stakeholders.
- Influence external stakeholders on the development of new and existing datasets to meet CRUK's analytical data requirements.
- Support requests for data - held by external bodies - by CRUK's Cancer Intelligence team and the wider Policy, Information & Communications directorate.
- Manage data protection compliance and other technical/governance requirements for data received by CRUK's Cancer Intelligence team in line with the needs of data providers and industry best practice. Provide advice on this to the wider PI&C directorate.
- Support the development of internal practices around the identification, capture and storing of data and intelligence from various sources (e.g. internally produced research, external research, insights from CRUK employees on the ground).
- Develop training for colleagues in the use of sensitive data and research data management.
- Contribute to the development and delivery of CRUK's cancer intelligence strategy and policy positions, with a focus on opportunities to better manage data held by the PI&C directorate to support the generation of cancer intelligence.
- Matrix manage the Senior Data Governance and Access Officer
Key Technical Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Behaviours:
In order to be guaranteed an interview for this role, we would be looking for you to demonstrate the below experience base in your application:
- Excellent knowledge of information governance, patient confidentiality and data security, particularly in relation to health (esp. cancer) data.
- Significant experience of implementing and embedding effective data management systems and processes.
- Experience of working across the research data pipeline, including the ingest of data, the creation of metadata, and dissemination of safe data.
- Experience of working with complex data sets.
- Strong influencer/negotiator with a track record of building collaborative relationships using diplomacy, tact and tenacity, including influencing senior stakeholders.
In addition to this, we would ideally like you to demonstrate the following as well:
- Knowledge of the UK Data Landscape.
- Knowledge of the UK Research/Health Environment (NHS/PHE).
- Experience of developing and delivering training materials especially regarding research data management.
- Strong project management skills with ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
- Ability to work independently to plan and prioritise own workload, to meet deadlines and to deal with changing priorities and timelines.
- Appreciation of, and ability to, articulate the power of cancer data for influencing policy and practice.
- Excellent communication skills in all areas (face-to-face, written, telephone, presentation), with an ability to communicate complex information succinctly for a range of audiences.
- Ability to work in a matrix management structure and deliver through others. Excellent approach to challenges with a balance of creativity and pragmatism.
- Knowledge of influencing and developing and strategy content.