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Business Analyst / Finance Delivery Unit

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Bocam Park, Pencoed
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum
Salary period
03/10/2022 23:59


Welcome to Public Health Wales, the National Public Health Institute in Wales

Our vision is Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.



Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the NHS Wales Finance Delivery Unit as a Business Analyst, You will be joining an innovative and award winning team that is passionate about delivering value within NHS Wales, offering insights to the wider system by triangulating patient outcomes, financial data and healthcare activity, supporting financial sustainability and improvement across the system.

As the profile and reputation of the Finance Delivery Unit has grown since its inception, so has the demand for its expertise and insight. We are expanding the team in a number of key areas, including analytics, informatics, data science and financial management and strategy.

It is an exciting time for individuals with drive and ambition to join the team with a growing work programme, agenda, and opportunity to make a difference within NHS Wales.

Main duties of the job

Business Analyst 

Your responsibilities will include playing a pivotal role in producing robust and effective financial analysis & intelligence in order to contribute to the Unit’s delivery objectives. The post holder is a finance trainee within the Unit, supporting the Assistant Directors in the robust monitoring of in-year delivery plans and key areas of delivery. This includes the development of monthly reports for organisations analysing financial trends and the application of analysis tools to scenario test and risk assess organisations’ performance and forecasts.

Working for our organisation

The Finance Delivery Unit is hosted by Public Health Wales.

Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Our vision is 'Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales' where we play a pivotal role in driving improvements in population health and well-being, reducing health inequalities, improving healthcare outcomes, protecting the public and supporting the development of health in all policies across Wales. Our organisation is guided by our Values, 'Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference'. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values equality, diversity and inclusion.  We welcome applications which represent the rich diversity of the communities we serve and from those wishing to work part time or on a job share basis. To find out more about working for us, the benefits we offer and guidance on the application process, please visit  

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further details please contact:

Name: Maria Newbold

Job title: Business Support Manager

Email address:

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Part/Full Qualified CCAB/CIMA with a commitment to completing the professional qualification
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
Desirable criteria
  • Project Management Experience

Experience & Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Experience in working in a finance department
  • Experience in using financial systems
  • Experience of working with budget holders and managers
Desirable criteria
  • G. Experience of working in the NHS
  • Experience of working with partner organisations

Skills & Ability

Essential criteria
  • Significant Analytical Abilities
  • J. Ability to work collaboratively
  • K. Ability to use systems to generate reports, manipulate and interpret data
Desirable criteria
  • Skills in database software
  • Skills in business intelligence software

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantHappy to Talk Flexible WorkingMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Stop Smoking Wales is the NHS Smoking Cessation Service in WalesImproving working livesAge positiveCorporate Health StandardsDisability confident leaderCore principlesEmployer pledge demonstrating a commitment to change how we think and act about mental healthStep into healthPrentisiaethau Apprenticeships2022 Stonewall Top 100 Employer

Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are not necessary

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Maria Newbold
Job title
Business Support Manager
Email address

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