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Senior Data Management Officer

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Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Information Technology, Research Administration support, Analyst

Senior Data Management Officer

Employment Type: Full-time (35-hour week) or Part time is also considered

Duration: 1 year

Remuneration: $100K - $108K p.a (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Location: Kensington campus, NSW

Why this role matters:

CBDRH in collaboration with clinicians and IT personnel from several Local Health Area Districts in NSW is leading the establishment of two data repositories containing hospital Electronic Medical Record (EMR) data. The aim of these data repositories is to facilitate safe and efficient access to meaningful clinical information for collaborative research. The Senior Data Management Officer will assist with the building, organisation, standardisation and management of these data repositories. The Senior Data Management Officer will work in a supportive multidisciplinary team of clinicians, data scientists and engineers.

The Senior Data Management Officer reports to the Head, Clinical Machine Learning Research Unit and has no direct reports.

Skills Required:

  • Undergraduate degree in health information, statistics, epidemiology, public health, combined with previous experience working in the health sector or in clinical audit or equivalent competence gained through any combination of education, training and experience.
  • Extensive experience working with hospital electronic medical records, and, in particular, CERNER will be highly regarded.
  • Experience managing large health databases including routinely collected data, clinical registries, or clinical trials.
  • Experience with data analysis and preparation of reports, with sound analytical, evaluation and/or applied research skills using large datasets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in statistical and/or database analysis applications (e.g. SQL Server, R, SAS, SPSS, STATA). Experience in programming automated processes will be highly regarded.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a high level of attention to detail for deliverables produced.
  • Excellent time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines by using judgement and initiative.
  • Demonstrated success working effectively and collaboratively on initiatives with a range of people at different levels within an organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively within a team, but also to take initiative and work independently while managing competing demands.

How to apply

Please click Apply now to submit your application online.

Applications should not be sent to the contact listed below. Can you please provide a resume and a cover letter addressing your experience and interest in the role. Please see the full position description here

Contacts (job related questions only)

A/Professor Blanca Gallego Luxan -

Applications close:  Tuesday, 23rd August before 11.30pm.

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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