Impact Manager (Business Analysis)
Location: EMBL-EBI, Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
Staff Category: Staff Member
Contract Duration: 3 years
Grading: 6 or 7 (monthly salary starting at £2,994.54 - £3,408.41 after tax)
Closing Date: 28 November 2019
Reference Number: EBI01493
We're looking for a skilled data manager to oversee impact reporting on EMBL-EBI's open biological data resources. This role offers the opportunity to engage with data resource teams across the Institute, understanding and quantifying the impact of their valuable work and communicating this to external stakeholders. The Strategic Project Management Office is one of the central support teams for EMBL-EBI senior management. The team provides key input into Institute-wide projects and strategy, including impact assessment.

Your role

Reporting to the Head of the Strategic Project Management Office, you will be responsible for developing an Institute wide view of EMBL-EBI impact through the collation, interpretation and visualisation of key indicators. This includes:
  • identifying, defining and tracking the benefits of EMBL-EBI's activities in key scientific communities and themes
  • identifying improvements to current operational data collection procedures to gain relevant information
  • analysing and assuring data
  • presenting the analysis in the form of reports and board papers internally and to external funders

You have

You have achieved a degree or advanced degree in a highly numerical subject. Your previous experience of working with senior management, key stakeholders and research funders has equipped you with the essential skills required to convert complex information into reports and board papers, highlighting key elements clearly and concisely. With advanced interpersonal and communication skills, you are confident to challenge current practices in a constructive way and get buy-in to change. You bring a positive, solution-oriented approach to team working. Excellent organisation skills are essential as the role will require you to manage your time effectively and prioritize your work. The role requires intermediate/advanced Excel skills and excellent spoken and written English.

You might also have

Experience in visual analytics will be highly beneficial. Candidates who can demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, initiative and the ability to work independently will be at an advantage.

Why join us

At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘big data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind. Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good.

As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by over 27 member states and two associate member states.

We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world. EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family related benefits where applicable, as well as financial support for relocation and installation. For more information about pay and benefits click here We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else. If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library.

What else you need to know

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To apply please submit a covering letter and CV through our online system. Applications are welcome from all nationalities and this will continue after Brexit. For more information please see our website. Visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview. EMBL-EBI is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women, who are currently under-represented at all levels. Appointment will be based on merit alone. Applications will close at 23:00 GMT on the date listed above.