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 specialists, and corporate support staff. BHI shares the CORE values of NSW Health – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

What you’ll be doing – Lead Analyst/Biostatistician

The Lead Analyst/ Biostatistician will work with the support of their Director, in collaboration with other staff and with advice from stakeholders to (a) lead high quality, advanced statistical analyses and provide interpretation in investigations of variation in health system performance, (b) manage and mentor other analysts, including influencing the allocation of work and overseeing quality assurance in relation to more junior analysts, and (b) contribute to appropriate positioning of the Bureau as a respected and trusted provider of timely, accurate and comparable information on the performance of the NSW public health system.

Selection Criteria

  1. Superior analytical skills including demonstrated ability conducting 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. Demonstrated experience in all aspects of project management and implementation including management of multiple and concurrent complex projects with conflicting milestones and deadlines and leading multidisciplinary project teams.
  3. Extensive experience and expert knowledge using statistical analysis software such as SAS or equivalent, and able to interpret complex statistical information for a range of audiences.
  4. Demonstrated experience leading, supervising and mentoring analysts and providing guidance and support to improve analytical capabilities of staff within an organisation.
  5. Extensive knowledge of healthcare data collections, including their strengths and limitations.
  6. Highly developed interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience developing effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders including liaising with and influencing stakeholders in the achievement of organisational goals.
  7. Advanced oral and written communication, interpersonal, negotiation, consultation and presentation skills.
  8. Proven strengths in all aspects of staff management.

Salary: $124,277 – $148,690+

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