Data Analyst

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
February 14, 2024
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Post Date : 31-Jan-2024 Close Date : 14-Feb-2024

Job Title: Data Analyst

Location: RCSI, St Stephens Green Dublin

Reporting to: Head of Examinations and Assessment

Tenure: Permanent / Fulltime

Principal duties and responsibilities:

Providing support for the Examinations Department within the Student Academic and Regulatory Affairs (SARA) office, including:

• Contribute to result preparation and collation of examination results for multiple Schools including The School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, School of Physiotherapy etc.

• Creating and updating validation checks and highlighting data idiosyncrasies.

• Assisting in the end-to-end examination results management process including validation, data management, data migration to multiple system etc.

• Assist in the publication of results to students periodically through the Academic year;

• Preparing, producing, updating and automating reports on question performance, examination performance, cohort performance etc.

• Assisting in the development of quality and process improvement;

• Preparing graphical display of data for a range of reports throughout the year;

• Providing guidance on data management and statistics for RCSI staff

• Representing the Examinations team and wider SARA office when dealing with students.

• And, any other relevant duties.

As a member of the Exams team, you will be expected to play a part in its general activities.

Person specification


• A BSc in mathematics, statistics, or a quantitative discipline.

• Relevant experience in analysing large-scale data sets or surveillance systems.

• A commitment to quality and attention to detail.

• Capacity to take ownership of tasks and see these through to deliver on agreed objectives.

• Proven experience of a variety of software packages (for example Microsoft Office), including a statistical package (for example Stata, SPSS, SAS, R).

• Ability to express technical information clearly to a wide range of people through both written and verbal communication.

• Ability to plan and prioritise work to ensure that all activities are completed within the required time scales.

• Is pleasant, cooperative, and gets along well with others; keeps manager informed, reports problems promptly and seeks guidance when needed.

• Has the ability to work as part of a team and to contribute to the effective working of the organisation.

• Can adapt to fit with changing conditions, tasks, responsibilities, or people.

• Takes actions to achieve favourable outcomes for the organisation, beyond minimum performance expectations, and seeks opportunities to improve work procedures.

• Understands the importance of not disclosing confidential information.


• Qualifications: an MSc in medical statistics, or related discipline.

• Knowledge of

o Data visualisation tools e.g. Power BI and/or Tableau


We are all too aware that imposter syndrome and the confidence gap can sometimes stop fantastic candidates putting themselves forward, so please do submit an application — we'd love to hear from you.

Employee Benefits

RCSI make sure you have the resources you need to thrive by offering a wide range of benefits in

areas including time away, finance, community, health, and well-being and insuring your financial

future. Below are some additional benefits available to you as an RCSI employee:

• Minimum of 20 days annual leave, plus an additional 6.5 Privilege days

• Flexible/hybrid working options for colleagues across many roles

• Additional leave options incl. paid maternity leave, paternity/parental leave, study leave

• 7% Employer pension contribution

• Onsite gym €10 per/mth incl. classes and PT sessions

• Childcare support 20% discount at Giraffe

• Free eye test and annual flu vaccination

• TaxSaver commuter tickets and Bike to Work schemes

• A site sustainability team focusing on the environmental initiatives; ‘Green Campus Initiative'

• Competitively priced café and restaurant

• Equality, Diversity & Inclusion forums, and network groups

• Employee assistance programme with Spectrum Life

• Learning and Development training programmes incl. LinkedIn Learning for career progression

• Discounted services incl. GP visits, 10% off dental, staff parking, mobile tariffs, Group Scheme

discount on numerous brands

• Sports and social club incl. yoga, Pilates, fitness classes, Zumba, running club, social evenings,

Summer BBQ

• Ticket Draws for events including; Rugby, Taste of Dublin, Dublin Horse Show, theatre, music &

comedy events #rcsia

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