Does supporting world-class research and improving lives of patients excite you? Our dynamic and internationally recognised research company Observation & Pragmatic Research Institute, (OPRI) is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic data analyst to join our data team. In this role you will be working alongside our research, statistical and database teams based in Cambridge or Singapore (Paya Lebar). This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience within an internationally recognised research organisation involved in the analysis and dissemination of data from large-scale observational studies and pragmatic randomised controlled trials.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in health research data, have a high attention to detail and strong time management skills.

Primary responsibilities

  • Generate datasets as per the study requirements and assist with query resolution.
  • Providing advice to internal team members and external clients on study database(s) and their respective capabilities.
  • Developing data collection systems which allow the integration of primary and secondary data sources.
  • Provide support on database querying and reporting, using a data warehouse design, structured query language (SQL) and data visualization techniques.
  • Develop and maintain data dictionaries for databases.
  • Undertake quality checks to assure high standards of data quality.
  • Contribute to data analyses as required for research projects.
  • Maintain data standards, including compliance with data protection, information governance and company policies.


BSc or equivalent qualification with strong technical or scientific component for example life science, statistics or computer science


  • Experience of working with clinical databases (i.e. CPRD, HES or equivalent)
  • Demonstrable experience of working on clinical research studies
  • Familiarity with structured query language (SQL) or alternatives such as SAS / STATA for large database manipulation
  • Experience of developing and maintaining data dictionaries for databases

About The Observational Pragmatic Research Institute (OPRI)

OPRI is an independent organisation with a focus on generating real world clinical evidence with a primary focus on respiratory care. OPRI aims to improve disease management and patient outcomes by undertaking the highest quality observational and pragmatic clinical research. OPRI focuses on identifying real-life factors that influence outcomes and real-life effectiveness both in terms of disease management and pharmacological interventions. By collaborating with world-renowned clinical, academic and industry partners, OPRI drives a vision for inclusion of real-life research into all aspects of medical research and clinical practice and publishes 40+ manuscripts a year.

Contract and Salary

Part-time and full-time roles are considered.

Starting salary is dependent on qualifications and your experience.

Immediate start is available.

Contact Us

Please send your CV with a covering letter summarising your suitability for the role to We look forward to hearing from you.