Senior Data Analyst / Biostatistician

Data Analytics
REQ137314 Requisition #

Where you'll be working


The Bureau of Health Information (BHI) is a board-governed organisation that provides independent reports on the performance of the NSW public healthcare system. Our vision is that BHI is the trusted provider of healthcare performance information that our information is used to inform decisions, and that patients’ experiences and outcomes of care in NSW continue to improve.


BHI's primary purpose is to provide timely, accurate and comparable information on the performance of the NSW public healthcare system in ways that enhance the system’s accountability and inform efforts to improve healthcare.


BHI nurtures a culture of teamwork, innovation and excellence. Our people are health services researchers, biostatisticians and data analysts, graphic designers, communication and data visualisation designers, and corporate governance specialists. BHI shares the CORE values of NSW Health – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. 


What you'll be doing - Senior Analyst / Biostatistician

Within BHI’s multidisciplinary team environment, the Senior Analyst / Biostatistician works in a collaborative team environment to:


(a) Conduct high quality, advanced statistical analyses and provide interpretation in investigations of variation in health system performance, (b) mentor other analysts, (c) contribute to appropriate positioning of the Bureau as a respected and trusted provider of timely, accurate and comparable information products on the performance of the NSW public health system.


Employment Details


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 30 August 2021
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 3
Remuneration: $113,735 - $129,658 per annum plus superannuation

Location: Currently based in Chatswood and moving to St. Leonards’ in 2020
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ137314


How to apply


For your application to be considered please include:

  • responses to the questionnaire addressing each of the seven (7) selection criteria below
  • 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. Evidence of advanced analytic skills: extensive data analysis and interpretation of healthcare evidence and improvement strategies; developing and validating methods and measures of health system performance; preparing and presenting analysis and reports; and developing associated information or resources.
  2. Experience and expert knowledge of statistical analysis software such as SAS, and other products such as Excel to optimise efficiency and quality of data outputs.
  3. Extensive knowledge of healthcare data collections for NSW and Australia, including their strengths and limitations.
  4. Extensive experience conducting and interpreting statistical analyses of population-based administrative data, survey data, and/or linked data, in order to describe and compare the health system performance for a range of audiences (public, clinical, policy makers).
  5. Demonstrated experience of collaborating and working effectively in a team-based environment, while making a unique contribution to a larger deliverable.
  6. Experience providing analytic support, advice, mentorship and / or supervision to less experienced data analysts.
  7. Relevant graduate and / or post graduate qualification and / or equivalent relevant experience.

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For role related queries or questions contact Ngoc Van Kha Vo on +61 2 9464 4444 or

Please note: This position is a temporary position and requires full working rights in Australia for the duration of the assignment. If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may be offered employment in line with the conditions of your visa.


Applications Close: Midnight 19 November 2019

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