34177, several - 01KDU

Data and Costing Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 26 June 2019

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $83,135 - $95,146
Position No: 34177, several - 01KDU
Directorate: ACT Health
Advertised (Gazettal date): 12 June 2019
Contact Officer: Prathima Karri on prathima.karri@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9353

The ACT Health Directorate is responsible for the stewardship of the health system in the ACT. ACT Health provides a strong policy and population health capability based on a foundation of world-leading health and medical research.
ACT Health develops strategies and sets the direction to ensure services meet community needs and expectations, delivers improved health outcomes, and that the health system is innovative, effective and sustainable now and in the future.
ACT Health has responsibility for:
  • Developing strategic policy and stewardship of the health system, including working with the Commonwealth on key health improvement initiatives.
  • Managing demand for and supply of health services across the territory.
  • Improving the health and wellbeing of the ACT population by promoting healthy behaviours and lifestyles and through ongoing monitoring and evaluation of health programs and policy.
  • Preventing, and providing a timely response to, potential public health incidents.
  • Leading the health workforce and clinical training strategy including building strong partnerships with key academic institutions and training providers,
  • Commissioning and managing multi-million dollar contracts for the provision of health services, including partnerships with community sector organisations, peak bodies and advocacy groups,
  • Managing a portfolio of infrastructure programs to ensure the ACT has world class, sustainable, fit for purpose clinical and patient care facilities,
  • Monitoring and enforcement of public health regulations, and
  • Providing public health advice.
The ACT Health Directorate supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Overview of the work area and position
The Corporate Services Group performs a critical enabling function for the long-term success and sustainability of the ACT Health Directorate and the ACT health system. This Group is responsible for financial planning, budgeting and reporting; commissioning and evaluating the performance of public health services; strategic human resource management; digital solutions; strategic infrastructure and procurement; service demand planning and modelling; data management and activity-based performance; governance and risk management.
The Digital Solutions Division (DSD) is led by the Chief Information Officer (CIO) who provides high-level leadership, management and strategic advice in relation to performance reporting and technology capabilities across the ACT public health system. The Digital Solutions Division is responsible for:
  • The implementation and support of the Digital Health Strategy
  • Management of technology services and projects
  • The development and implementation of a performance reporting framework
  • Statutory and intergovernmental reporting requirements
  • Management of the relationship and services delivery by technology vendors including Shared Services ICT
  • Development, implementation and maintenance of technology policies and procedures
  • Information management and information security
Eligibility/Other Requirements
  • Strong Structured Query Language (SQL) programming skill
  • Experience in working with healthcare or hospital data
  • Experience working with Power BI
  • Hold a certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) certification
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services
ICT, Digital and Data