Data Steward

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Job Title                     Data Steward

Function:                   Data Services

Location:                    Nottingham/Alfreton/Hybrid

Contract type:           Permanent

Salary:                        £45,478 with potential to rise to £53,504 over 3 years

Closing Date:            Monday 1st July 2024

NHS Supply Chain currently has an opportunity for a Data Steward to join our team during an exciting period of transformation, working to make it easier for the NHS to put patients first.

We are seeking a strategic and experienced Data Steward who will work with a wide range of stakeholders to mature all aspects of data management across the organisation in line with the data strategy. They will focus initially on critical data quality improvement, master data management process automation and supporting delivery of the Data Governance framework.

Every day you will … 

Analyse data quality, integrity, context, and classification across various systems, using and advocating a mature range of tools, approaches, and standards.

Define complex data management processes, demonstrating a focus on quality, automation, standardisation, and collaboration.

Identify data management transformation opportunities, analyse complex data management problems, and define value-based requirements improving and monitoring maturity.

Provide data stewardship advice and governance across NHS Supply Chain, to ensure quality, consistency and efficiency, and delivery of the Data Strategy.

What can we offer you?

We want to reward you for your passion, enthusiasm, and hard work so we offer much more than a competitive salary:

Hybrid working opportunities, giving you the flexibility to work collaboratively in the office and remotely.  

We recognise our employees' hard work and contributions with annual bonus schemes, long service, and VIP colleagues awards. 

27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase an additional 5 days.

We are dedicated to your development, through in-house training, support, and access to external qualifications to maximise your potential.

A focus on your well-being offering 1 day of paid well-being leave and free access to the 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme

Generous pension scheme (with us contributing 12% when you contribute 6%)

Access to our Flexible Benefits Scheme, where you can choose from a variety of benefits such as Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection, Health Cash Plan, Dental Insurance, and additional pension contributions that suit you.

2 days of paid volunteering leave allowing you to give back to your community. 

Access to many discounts from the Blue Light Card to NHS Discounts.

NHS Supply Chain, who are we?

Our role is to support the NHS to save lives and improve health. We are a part of the NHS family, and our role is to source, deliver and supply healthcare products, services and food for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales.

We serve every NHS Trust and operate a national network of distribution centres, managing relationships with more than a thousand suppliers and delivering more than 8,000,000 orders each year to more than 17,000 locations. Doing all of this on behalf of the NHS gives NHS staff more time to focus on their main priority of providing excellent patient care.

What skills will help you thrive in this role?

Extensive stewardship experience managing master data, reference data, data quality, metadata, and the provision of curated data for analytics

Experience in data quality analysis, mapping, and monitoring experience using a variety of tools and techniques, including SQL

Contextual data definition skills and a good understanding of logical data modeling

Proven problem-solving and process improvement skills and ability to define creative solutions to meet business needs in complex situations

Regulatory data compliance awareness

Previous experience of providing data management governance and mentoring

Strong business focus with demonstrated ability to form effective working relationships, be resourceful, and resolve conflicts

Want to develop your career with the NHS Supply Chain? Then apply below or reach out for an informal discussion about the role in confidence by emailing us at  

Our Inclusive Commitment

At NHS Supply Chain, we are committed to building an inclusive environment where difference is not only valued, but celebrated, giving everyone the opportunity to thrive in their career. Developing our people is key to our success, so if this role sounds like the right next step in your career but your experience doesn’t match perfectly with the job advert, we encourage you to still apply.

Struggling to complete our application form, and require additional support? Reach out to our Talent Acquisition team at who will be happy to help you with alternative ways to apply
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