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REQ123256 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $113,735 - $129,658 per annum, excluding superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ123256
  • 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 strongly encouraged to apply. Greater consideration will be given to suitable applicants, in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities (GSE Rule 26).

What you will be doing
In this role you will be required to drive the implementation of data quality measures, innovative reporting and data visualisation solutions that are being developed to support research and program indicator development.

In collaboration with other key stakeholders, you will use your understanding of available health service information systems applicable to cancer control, to facilitate the timely access and utilisation of clinical data. 

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 engage with and influence stakeholders, translating empirical evidence through into actionable insights. You will have strong statistical and programming skills in SAS with a qualification in epidemiology, public health, statistics or health information. 

Whilst technically strong you will also have effective communication skills and the ability to translate and convey epidemiological concepts and nuanced results to your peers and non-technical stakeholders. You will have previous experience in working with linked state and commonwealth administrative data sets and proven skills in data visualisation for new and developing performance indicators.

For your application to be considered
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

  • Click here for the Role Description including the Essential Requirements 
  • Find out more about applying for this position.

For more information about the Cancer Institute NSW please visit www.cancer.nsw.gov.au. For role related queries or questions contact Carol George on Carol.george1@health.nsw.gov.au or 0448 380 699.

Applications Close:  Sunday 25 August 2019 at 11.59 pm.

All Cancer Institute roles are based at Eveleigh, however, 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. Salaries will be negotiated commensurate to experience and qualifications 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 www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au.

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.

To submit your application please go to https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/cinsw                

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