Evidence Generation Manager (data)

Policy & Planning Manager
REQ107088 Requisition #
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  *This position is open to Internal NSW permanent employees or temporary employees who have been employed as part of a merit based selection process for greater than 12 months*

Collaboration. Innovation. Better Healthcare.

  •  Join an organisation passionate about delivering improved health care.
  • Lead the data analytic function for ACI and work with diverse stakeholder groups to facilitate and complete multifaceted evidence review.

  • Flexible Working Organisation based in Chatswood and will be moving to state of the art, agile offices in St Leonards in 2020.

We are looking for
  • Extensive experience in analysing large complex data using multiple data sources and demonstrated knowledge of health data collections.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and project management skills with proven capability to influence diverse groups in all stages of a project.
  • Experience working within the complex NSW health system.
What you will be doing

The Evidence Generation Manager (data) will work collaboratively with all ACI Portfolios, the Ministry for Health, Local Health Districts, Hospitals and health professionals to facilitate and complete multifaceted evidence reviews.


With expertise in complex statistical analysis, stakeholder engagement and project management within NSW Health, the Evidence Generation Manager (data) will:

  • Lead the empirical evidence stream of the Evidence Generation and Dissemination function – accessing and assessing validity and utility of data sources, triangulating data, provide strategic advice on potential new analytic and data collection approaches

  • Lead the responsive data analytic function to provide timely, valid and relevant information to clinical networks, the ACI Executive and other stakeholders
  • Advise and liaise with audit and feedback teams to assess scientific rigour and develop effective approaches to assessment and reporting
  • Conduct advanced statistical and data analyses of a range of health related information
  • Work collaboratively with data analysts in STEP and other NSW Health entities regarding data governance issues
  • Work collaboratively with experts in design, communications, clinical practice and change management to produce a suite of evidence-based reporting products
Employment details

Employment Type:           Full Time Permanent       
Position Classification:     HSM 4
Remuneration:                  $124,277 - $148,690 per annum plus super
Hours Per Week:               38          
Requisition ID:                   REQ 107088

About us
Collaboration. Innovation. Better Healthcare.

The Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) works with clinicians, consumers and managers to design and promote better healthcare for NSW.

For more information go to https://www.aci.health.nsw.gov.au
How to apply

Your application must include:
  • a cover letter/completed questionnaire responding to each the selection criteria below, maximum of 3 pages if a cover letter.

  • an up-to-date resume of no more than five (5) pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role.

Selection criteria


  1. Post graduate tertiary qualification in a relevant field or equivalent; and extensive experience in a bio-statistical role with demonstrated experience using SAS or similar statistical packages
  2. Demonstrated experience in leading and developing capability of multidisciplinary teams including providing guidance and advice to staff and fostering a performance-based and customer-focused culture
  3. Proven ability to undertake complex statistical analysis using multiple data sources including linked data sets and demonstrated knowledge of health related data collections, their strengths and limitations as well as data governance processes
  4. Demonstrated experience leading the development of an design analyses and providing expertise to inform decision-making to continuously improve health service delivery
  5. Highly developed interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience developing effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders including influencing and negotiating with stakeholders to adopt and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  6. Project management experience

A copy of the position description can be accessed here: Position Description

At the ACI we value diversity and inclusion. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and would like some more information about applying for a role within the ACI, please contact one of our Aboriginal Workforce Consultants on 1800 004 546 or by email aboriginalcareers@health.nsw.gov.au


If you are a person with disability and require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the People & Culture Coordinator on 02 9464 4630.

This position is a permanent position and requires full working rights in Australia (e.g. Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency). If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia, you may be eligible for employment opportunities in line with the conditions of your visa.

If you would like more information on this role please contact Kim Sutherland, on 0437 196 037  

Applications Close: 26 May 2019          


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