Health System Performance Analyst

Data Analytics
REQ123240 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $97,812 - $116,013 perannum, excluding superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ123240
  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference in cancer control in NSW
  • Provide expert epidemiological input into the research, monitoring and evaluation activities of the Institute’s programs
  • Access to a wide range of linked healthcare data
  • Work with a team of epidemiologists and statisticians to explore new problems, methodologies and tools

Where you will be working

The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first state wide cancer control agency, established in 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer across the state.
Working at the Cancer Institute NSW means joining a team of committed and dedicated staff who are proud to be a part of the Institute’s purpose of overseeing and accelerating the effectiveness of cancer control in NSW.
The Cancer Institute is a collaborative working environment that encourages diversity and inclusion in how we work and the way we work together. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.
What you will be doing

In this role you will provide analyst skills to produce appropriate data extractions and measures for informing reporting for cancer treatments and outcomes, and support the decision making activities of the Institute.

You will be a team player that thrives in a collaborative, dynamic, and evolving landscape to support the delivery of high-quality cancer related evidence and information to diverse stakeholders.
Essential to the role will be your ability to collaborate within a team of stakeholders from multiple disciplines across the Institute to produce efficient and effective insights into the clinical data for cancer patients in NSW. You will have strong statistical and programming skills in R, SAS and SQL with a suitable qualification in epidemiology, public health, statistics or health information.
You will have previous experience in working with linked state and commonwealth administrative data sets and proven capacity in the provision of guidance and management of team priorities for a strong analytical team.
For your application to be successful
Please attach your resume and a covering letter addressing the Essential Requirements of the role as outlined in the Role Description below.

For more information

For more information about the Cancer Institute NSW please visit For role related queries or questions contact Penny Perry on

Applications Close:  Sunday, 25 August 2019 at 11.59 pm.

The Ministry of Health will be relocating the Cancer Institute to St Leonards in mid-2020.

The Cancer Institute NSW is unable to offer salary packaging and salaries will be negotiated in line with experience and the suitability of the role.

The Cancer Institute NSW welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health. For more information please visit

Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an interview. We provide reasonable adjustment for people with a disability during the recruitment process and during their employment.

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

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