Research and Evaluation Coordinator

Campbelltown, NSW |

Job Description:

South Western Sydney PHN (SWSPHN) is a not-for-profit health organisation which is responsible for identifying and addressing the primary health needs in South Western Sydney through strategic planning, commissioning services, supporting general practices and other health care providers and supporting the integration of local health care services.

At SWSPHN you can make a difference. We are dedicated to enhancing and connecting primary health care so residents and patients achieve better health outcomes. We thrive on creating and maintaining a friendly, supportive and flexible work environment that promotes high quality service delivery with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

About the Role

The Research and Evaluation Coordinator role is part of the dynamic Commissioning team and their duties are key in monitoring and evaluating commissioned services and contributing to research activities. The role will be responsible for:

  • Developing evaluation and monitoring approaches for commissioned services focussing on improvement of health outcomes
  • Management of commission service data
  • Developing and communicating data and reports internally and externally using business intelligence
  • Building monitoring and evaluation capacity within the organisation

The role provides an opportunity for the successful applicant to support the improvement of health outcomes for people of SWS through data analytics and evidence-based evaluation methodology.

About You

The successful applicant will meet the following selection criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualification in a relevant field (e.g. health, social science).
  2. Demonstrated experience working in research, program evaluation, data analytics and/or performance monitoring.
  3. Proven ability to apply program logic.
  4. Demonstrated experience in managing complex datasets and proficient data analysis skills. Applicants with proficiency in statistical software (STATA, R or similar), business intelligence tools (such as Qlik Sense or similar), and/or other packages (QGIS, Python) will be looked favourably.
  5. Ability to build, develop and sustain positive partnerships and productive working relationships with all levels of stakeholders
  6. Current NSW driver’s license and access to a comprehensively insured motor vehicle.

How to Apply:

To make a positive difference as part of the SWSPHN team, submit your:

  1. Resume
  2. A separate document addressing each of the selection criteria, providing specific examples (Note: ONLY applications addressing the criteria will be considered)

For more information contact Luke Arnold on (02) 4632 3080

This is a full-time contract until June 2021. Opportunity for contract extension may be available.

To submit an application email  

Closing date: Wednesday 24th July 2019

Salary: $78,000 - $88,000 pa (plus super and tax-free salary packing options)

SWSPHN is an equal opportunity employer. Preferred applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be subject to a National Criminal Record Check. Please note that only applicants successful in making it to the interview stage of the recruitment process will be contacted.

Starting date: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Closing date: 
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
South Western Sydney Primary Health Network
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