Senior Information Analyst | Wellington
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Senior Information Analyst, Data Services, National Reporting & Data - D&D.pdf (PDF, 198KB)
|Application Close Date:||27-Jun-2022|
- Great opportunity for a data analyst, focus on R coding and R Shiny
- Support team capability through coaching and mentoring others
- Flexible working and a great team environment
Are you passionate about numbers and health? Do you want the opportunity to use your excellent R skills, and take the next step in your career?
This is a full time permanent role, located in Wellington. We can consider remote working for the right candidate.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we?
Hauora Aotearoa | Health New Zealand (HNZ) has been created to achieve a vision of Pae Ora, healthy futures for all New Zealanders. The new system will be established around the priority outcomes of partnership, equity, sustainability, person- and whānau-centred care, and excellence.
The formation of HealthNZ is a bold and courageous step in the journey to transform the way that health services are delivered in Aotearoa. HealthNZ will manage the health system day to day and will plan and commission health services for the whole population – with responsibility for improving service delivery and outcomes at all levels.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The role of the Senior Information Analyst in Data Services is to analyse health and disability information from Health NZ's National Collections, and make this data publicly available. The role also supports the use of R throughout the agency, with a focus on training and mentoring other analysts and data scientists.
You will be working with a team of analysts. You will gather requirements, and prepare information products, data visualizations, and publications to meet the needs of a variety of audiences, including researchers, health service providers, and the general public. You will support people to understand published data and trends, using your specialist knowledge about health data. You will also be involved in analyzing trends, and developing key findings across publications. Part of your role will be to prepare Tier 1 Statistics for health. As a Senior analyst, you will mentor and train more junior team members. You will also be a technical specialist for using R and R Shiny, providing support across the agency.
This is an opportunity to:
- use your data science, programming, and data visualisation skills
- work in a highly technical role
- use your training, mentoring, and coaching skills
- work with large data collections
- build expertise in health data
- be part of meaningful work that contributes to the health of New Zealanders
- enjoy a truly flexible work environment, with great support and professional develop opportunities
To be successful in this role you will demonstrate excellent technical expertise in R, and ideally have previous experience with R Shiny; experience and knowledge in data science; mentoring and training skills; and strong project planning, communication, relationship building, and teamwork skills. Previous experience with health data would be an advantage, but is not required. This role can be an opportunity for people with great R skills to take the next step in their career.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
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Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Monday, 27 June 2022.
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