CPRD Data Scientist - £39,853 p.a. + benefits

KNO05L Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the CPRD Data Scientist - £39,853 p.a. + benefits position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 9 open jobs by clicking here.

The successful candidate will:

Hold a degree in either a computer science, software engineering, or maths-based subject.  

Have in-depth knowledge of working with large volumes of structured data and database systems, such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and Oracle, to ensure that data used in research is current, timely, quality assured, and robust.

Be a creative self-starter, solution focused, able to demonstrate initiative and effectively deal with requirements ambiguity to develop pragmatic solutions that realise researcher needs. 

Demonstrable evidence of effectively leading and monitoring data modelling, analysis, and quality assurance projects, and presenting the results.

Be a good team player, working closely with colleagues to deliver organisational objectives. Self-motivated, with a strong sense of personal accountability, ensuring tasks, projects and issues are appropriately dealt with to their successful delivery or conclusion. 

If you would like to know more about this role, please click on the Job Description and Person Specification.

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Please ensure all application questions are completed; your application may not be considered if any key questions are left blank.

Closing date: 01/06/2020

If you need assistance applying for this role or have any other question please contact careers@mhra.gov.uk


Candidates will be subject to UK immigration requirements as well as Civil Service nationality rules.


Our process requires that you apply through our careers site, where you will be asked to complete your application and answer some competency based questions. Applicants are assessed on whether they meet any mandatory requirements as well as the necessary skills and experience for the role score and then scored on their competency answers so please ensure you have read these thoroughly and allow sufficient time. You can view the competencies for this role in the job description.


In accordance with the Civil Service Commissioners’ Recruitment Principles our recruitment and selection processes are underpinned by the requirement of selection for appointment on the basis of merit by a fair and open competition. If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, you should contact Mira Mepa, Head of Recruitment and Operations, Mira.Mepa@mhra.gov.uk, in the first instance. 


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