Evidence Generation Manager (Experiential Evidence)

Policy & Planning Manager
REQ107371 Requisition #
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Collaboration. Innovation. Better Healthcare.

  • Join an organisation passionate about delivering improved health care.
  • Utilise your expertise in stakeholder engagement to systematically gather information, guide internal staff throughout the evidence generation process and analyse and present data to  key decision makers in the organisation  

  • 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

  • Specialised stakeholder engagement approach enabling elicitation from subject experts, clinicians, patients and consumer through various platforms (e.g. workshops, online etc).
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to, gather, analyse and present qualitative information and findings in a fit for purpose manner to stakeholders
  • Dynamic, collaborative and service oriented professional who thrives in a fast paced, complex working environment and ability to effectively prioritise multiple projects and deliverables.

What you will be doing

The Evidence Generation Manager (experiential evidence) 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. The role will:
  • Lead the experiential data collection and analysis function to systematically and rigorously capture the views, perspectives, attitudes and opinions of health experts – primarily patients and professionals - and to provide this information to clinical networks, the ACI Executive and other stakeholder in a timely, valid and relevant way
  • Lead the development, delivery and reporting of experiential data capture techniques such as deliberative processes, crowdsourcing and Delphi processes

  • Support clinical networks in their use of experiential evidence in developing models of care and other guidance

  • Lead an advisory and support function regarding the collection and analysis of qualitative data for key ACI operational areas, such as audit and feedback, implementation science, improvement science, patient engagement, and evaluation

  • Manage access to, and assess the validity and utility of, qualitative data analysis software

  • Work collaboratively with data analysts, evidence synthesis experts, graphic designers, researchers, clinical experts and communication specialists to produce a range of evidence-based communication products

  • Work collaboratively with NSW Health entities, other external stakeholders and information experts across the healthcare system regarding knowledge management and building a learning organization.


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:                  REQ107371



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 of the selection criteria below, maximum of 3 pages.

  • 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 qualitative data analysis with demonstrated experience using N-VIVO or similar software packages
  2. Demonstrated experience in eliciting and capturing qualitative data from focus groups and roundtables; and in techniques such as consensus generating Delphi and deliberative processes
  3. 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
  4. Proven ability to undertake qualitative data analysis and triangulation of results with other data sources
  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 196037  

Closing date: 27 May 2019

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