Urban Development Unit Graduate

Posted 16 March by University of London (T/A Careers Group) Easy Apply

Job title: Urban Development Unit Graduate

Salary: £357 per week (10.20 per hour) *

Location: London

Hours: 35 hours

Duration: 6 months

Start date: April 2018 (shortlisting ASAP)

*Please note that the salary is fixed so only apply is you are happy with the above*

We are currently looking to recruit a graduate with excellent analytical skills and a good understanding of spatial analysis to support a small dedicated team (based near Waterloo) working on Health and Planning issues. The candidate must be able to use GIS software and be able to relate analysis to wider planning and health policy issues and practice.

HUDU is a small dedicated team within the NHS primarily supporting the London Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Job Role

  1. Monitor and analyse population and residential development trends
  2. Assist with the establishment and development of a London database of (NHS) health estate properties, and with the analysis, mapping and dissemination of the data
  3. Analyse and map spatial patterns of development, health infrastructure needs and key population characteristics
  4. Produce evidence based reports and monitoring documents to support policy development and practice reviews.
  5. Maintain and develop the team's data bases and use of spatial analysis techniques/GIS
  6. Carry out research into all aspects of healthy urban planning.
  7. Monitor government, GLA and borough publications
  8. Liaise with a range of stakeholders within the NHS, local government and other agencies.

Candidate Requirements

  • Candidates must have a good degree in Planning, GIS, Geography, Environmental Studies, Public Health, Economics, Social Sciences, Public Administration or similar.
  • Experience and knowledge of GIS to analyse and map data, ideally ESRI ARCGIS.
  • Good knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access - or other similar database applications,
  • Strong analytical skills and able to use spreadsheets and databases to analyse large and complex datasets
  • Good attention to detail combined with an ability to extract key messages from complex analysis
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and to effectively organise and prioritise workload
  • Good communication skills, and ability to develop effective working relationships with other parts of the NHS, boroughs and other agencies.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and to manage a number of different projects at any one time
  • Experience of urban planning would be an advantage.

Required skills

  • ESRI
  • GIS
  • Urban Planning
  • ARCGIS
  • Map Data

Reference: 34705254

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