Senior Biostatistician, HealthStats NSW

Data Analytics
Ministry of Health
REQ120026 Requisition #
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Targeted Questions (1-2 pages)

If you do not include responses to the below questions your application will not be considered.

1) This role involves working as part of a multidisciplinary team to build a new data reporting tool. In addition to developing statistical scripts (in SAS and R) for the new system, you will also play a crucial role in integrating these scripts with the system. There will be a need to communicate requirements and work to specifications. Have you had similar experiences in the past? Please describe the processes you followed to ensure that integration went well.

2) In addition to developing novel analysis scripts, this role involves running repeated analyses using SAS macros and R packages. Describe your experience and personal contributions to working in a team that created and managed complex scripts used for repetitive tasks efficiently.


The Ministry of Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:
•  an Australian Citizen, or
•  a permanent resident of Australia, or
•  a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or
•  a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.


To learn more about working at the Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.


Applications Close: Sunday, 18 August. 2019

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