Senior Data Analyst

Dubbo, Orange, Bathurst, Broken Hill, NSW |

The Role:

Western NSW Primary Health Network (WSNW PHN) is currently seeking a motivated individual who has a passion for primary healthcare and community wellbeing to join our Strategy, Engagement and Performance Team as Senior Data Analyst.

The Senior Data Analyst will lead and support Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) staff reporting, monitoring and evaluating commissioned services. A key responsibility will be assisting in the reporting of population health planning and data analysis. The position provides mentorship to junior staff within the team and WNSW PHN in data analytics, interpretation and reporting. The position supports the development of Key Performance Indicators and other monitoring and evaluation instruments for commissioned services as well as compiling WNSW PHN reporting requirements to external funders.

WNSW PHN has a strong focus and commitment to addressing Aboriginal health inequality across the region and your commitment to the values of improving Aboriginal outcomes is highly valued.

The position can be based in either one of our main offices in Bathurst, Orange, Dubbo or Broken Hill.

Skills and Experience:


  • Tertiary qualifications in statistics, epidemiology, public health, health data science, health information, or extensive experience in a related discipline.
  • Advanced experience in using SQL programming and Microsoft products (Excel, Power BI, Word etc) for data analysis, modelling and presentation.
  • Ability to Key Performance Indicators and tools to capture, analyse, evaluate and report on health or other programs/interventions. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of privacy and health/personal information legislation, policies and standards. 
  • Proven ability to produce project plans and manage projects from conception to completion. 
  • High level attention to detail, problem-solving and time management skills including the ability to exercise sound judgement and manage competing demands.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Aboriginal culture including a commitment to cultural safety
  • High level communication and presentation skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate analysis of complex data to a non-technical audience
  • Current C class open driver’s license.


  • Previous experience in the not-for-profit or health sector.
  • Advanced experience in using Python, R, ESRI or any other statistical/geospatial software packages.
  • Sound understanding in population health and the links to primary health care, in particular rural and remote health and Aboriginal health and wellbeing.

How to Apply:

PLEASE NOTE: As part of your application, you must provide a separate statement addressing each of the selection criteria as well as your resume. If you do not provide these two documents, your application will automatically not be accepted. 

For an outline of responsibilities, position description, selection criteria and information on how to apply, please refer to the Employment tab in the ‘About Us’ section of our website

WNSW PHN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted via email (by the closing date and time) to:

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Daniel Belshaw (Executive Manager – Strategy, Engagement and Performance) on 0437 227 627.

Starting date: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Closing date: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Western NSW Primary Health Network
Phone Number: