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Population Health Analyst

Population Health Analyst

Working closely with the Planning and Performance Manager, the role will contribute to the development of regional primary healthcare population health analysis and the design of appropriate commissioned activities.

The role will source, interpret and analyse reliable population health-based data, health system performance information and general practice data, to inform population needs assessment, local priority setting and monitoring, subsequent population health planning in order to support the design of appropriate commissioned primary health care service responses and improvement initiatives.

The role will support the Planning and Performance Manager to champion the development of an information culture that drives continuous clinical and business improvement across the PHN.

The ideal candidate has:


  • Tertiary qualifications in public health, population health, epidemiology, health sciences or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in health-related data management applied to population needs assessment, strategic population health planning and/or program/service evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles underpinning the population health approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including GPs, researchers, service managers and community representatives
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare technical, descriptive and analytical population health-related data, convert / interpret data into meaningful information and written reports within specified timeframes.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute concise and meaningful data summaries and analyses to presentations and publications.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of the primary health system in Australia, including its interaction with the acute care sector, as well as the challenges and opportunities.
  • Experience in working for a not-for-profit-organisation.


A base salary commensurate with skills and experience
As a not-for-profit organisation, we also offer attractive salary packaging options.

Special conditions

This is a full-time role for the period up to 28th June, 2019 due to funding arrangements.

You will require some flexibility in your work schedule to meet business needs which may require some out of hours work – evenings and weekends, for example, attendance at forums or meetings.  Some intrastate and / or interstate travel may be required.

Successful candidates will be required to consent to a National Criminal Record, Reference and potentially Working with Children Checks if a requirement of the role.

If this role if for youApply today! 

If you would like to know more about this role, please call, Saumya Raman, Planning & Performance Manager on (02) 9432 8222, or email: sraman@snhn.org.au    

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