First listed on: 19 July 2019

Senior Data Analyst/Biostatistician 

10 month contract (72 hours/9 days per fortnight)
Located in Mitcham 

Eastern Palliative Care is a not-for-profit organisation that delivers home-based palliative care to clients and their families living within the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne.

Eastern Palliative Care is commencing an exciting new project and we are seeking to recruit an experienced Data Analyst to this exciting role.

To be successful, you will have the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field with several years working experience, preferably in the field of public health, or a Master’s in Public Health degree or a Master’s degree in a related quantitative field.  OR An Honours (Class I), MSc or PhD in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, or an equivalent recognised qualification and experience in biological data analysis
  • A minimum of five years in the analysis and interpretation of complex, quantitative biological data
  • High-level analytical skills, data manipulation, visualization and exploratory data analytical skills
  • Sound understanding of statistical principles
  • Good knowledge of healthcare data
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills with proven ability to produce clear, succinct reports and documents
  • A demonstrated awareness of the principles of confidentiality, privacy and information handling
  • Capacity to work in a collegiate manner with other staff in the workplace
  • High level of competency in Software Applications e.g.: PostgreSQL, Microsoft Office/Access/Word/Excel and Statistical Software packages
  • High level organisation and time management skills with an adaptive style that responds to the changing business environment and demands
  • Ability to work with a high level of independence and autonomy as well as working well within a team
  • Experience in providing statistical consultation and training, preferably within a medical research environment
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence, good driving record and willingness to use own vehicle

This role reports to the Business Manager and will work collegially with the PalCare Administrator and other Mangers and Project Officers. 

A Position Description is available here.

For more information about this exciting project please call Trudy Erwin (Business Manager) on 1300 130 813.

Applications via e-mail should include a resume and cover letter addressing the KRAs to

Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 2nd August, 2019.


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