We are currently recruiting for a Research Analyst for a 11-month contract with our public sector client. This role will be hybrid with a minimum of 1 day per week in the office.

Key responsibilities:

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

Liaising with data providers.

  • Contacting service providers and other stakeholders to identify new data providers
  • Updating a database of data providers and other stakeholders

Training data providers.

  • Providing training in data collection for participating data providers
  • Assisting with the development of training materials
  • Co-ordinating the distribution of training and other documentation.

Maintaining quality of data.

  • Cleaning data using standard validations or running queries
  • Performing logical checks on electronic data and implementing strategies to improve data quality
  • Provide feedback on data quality to data provider and assisting with matching of data as required.

Analysing and disseminating data.

  • Providing statistical outputs and responses to data requests from stakeholders and data providers
  • Writing and assisting with writing annual reports, research papers, journal articles, trend papers/bulletins as appropriate

Updating protocols.

  • Updating data dictionary and protocols, scoping new questions
  • Updating files for cleaning, coding and analysing data.

Assisting with the LINK management/development.

  • Checking/testing LINK functionality
  • Contributing to the ongoing development of the health information systems.

Essential knowledge and experience

  • Successful candidate must have a minimum of an NFQ Level 8 Qualification (Honours degree or equivalent) with at least three years’ relevant experience (such as managing and analysing large-scale databases or surveys).
  • Experience in using Excel and SPSS is required as is experience of writing and preparing documents for publication.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required and familiarity with database applications is an advantage.

**Please note that this is a contract role for 11 months**