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Manager - Cancer Analysis and Statistics

Cancer Institute NSW
  • Employment Type: Temporary Full Time for a period up to 12 months
  • Position Classification: Health Manager Level 4
  • Remuneration: $127,384 - $152,407 excluding superannuation
  • Hours Per Week: 38
  • Requisition ID: REQ165802


  • 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
  • Lead a team of epidemiologists and statisticians to explore new problems, methodologies and tools

Where you’ll be working

The Cancer Institute NSW is the NSW Government’s cancer control agency, established 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. Greater consideration will be given to suitable applicants, in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities (GSE Rule 26).

What you’ll be doing

In this role you will lead the development and implementation of statistical and epidemiological data analyses and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the delivery of consistent and high-quality outcomes to support the achievement of the Cancer Plan objectives.

You will lead and 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 apply your strong statistical analysis skills to complex cancer treatment data sets. You will be required to develop methodologies that measure quality indicators, adapting existing methods in order to enable the Institute to provide accurate reporting on the quality of cancer care.

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.

Essential requirements

  • Experience in leading a team within the health sector, to provide analytical and epidemiological support for multiple programs of work
  • Experience in communicating epidemiological concepts and results effectively to peers and non-technical stakeholders
  • Knowledge of health care systems, indicator development and the principles underlying health service information systems applicable to cancer control
  • Strong computing and analytical skills using SAS or R
  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in epidemiology, public health, statistics, biostatistics or health information.

This role is based at the Cancer Institute NSW located 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.

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