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Senior Data Analyst

Health Quality & Safety Commission
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Mental Health and Addiction Team

Part Time or Full Time

Wellington/Auckland based

The Commission is seeking a senior data analyst to lead the qualitative and quantitative analysis of mental health and addiction data for the new mental health and addiction quality improvement programme. The role will also include designing, testing, implementing and promoting indicators and measures to be used to evaluate the programme's impact.

This permanent role is a full-time or part-time contracted position not less than four days a week, based in Wellington or Auckland.

The person we are seeking will have the following:

  • Expert knowledge of New Zealand health data sets and more specifically those used in mental health and addiction
  • Expertise in data management
  • Proven statistical and analytical skills
  • Expertise in the presentation of numeric data for health services
  • Strong knowledge of indicator/measure development methodologies

With experience in the following:

  • Health services information as analyst, health economist, biostatistician or similar
  • Experience using SAS, Stata, Minitab or similar high power analytic tools
  • Familiarity with Instant Atlas or other GIS software such as MapInfo
  • Government structures and processes
  • Data informing approaches for Maori health gain

The role will report to the Director of Health Quality Intelligence and work closely with the Mental Health and Addiction Team.

A more detailed position description and application form is available from our web site:

If you wish to discuss this role, you can contact Lisa Clyde on 021 2488 190.

Applications should be sent to Lisa Clyde no later than 5pm on Thursday, 19 October 2017.

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