Senior Project Officer, Data Analytics and Integration

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of all Victorians. We’re focused on supporting Victorians to be as healthy as they can; whether through alerting them to seasonal risks like thunderstorm asthma, notifying them of contact with communicable diseases, safeguarding their drinking water, developing the best health, wellbeing and care facilities in the world, being at the forefront of mental health and wellbeing treatment or accelerating medical research. It’s all part of the way we partner with the community to help every individual lead a healthy life.
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Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1799163
Closing Date: 20-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897
Job Duration: 22nd January 2025
Attachments: VPS5 - Senior Project Officer Data Analytics & Integration (1).docx (Word, 169KB)
Job Specification

VPS5 - Senior Project Officer Data Analytics & Integration (1).pdf (PDF, 101KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Hessam Mohseni

Position Details

About the role: 

Fixed term until 22nd January 2025

This role will be responsible for the analysis and reporting of data across the health asset portfolio in the Asset Information and Data Analytics Team. This includes day to day tasks as well as alignment with long-term strategic programs of the Asset Information Management System, developing, verifying, deploying and maintaining analytical and reporting tools, integrating data collection, identifying key issues, patterns and trends as well as continuous improvement of the processes in alignment with latest asset management guidelines and standards.

About us: 

At the Victorian Department of Health we want a future where Victorians are the healthiest people in the world. A Victoria where our children and people thrive, our workplaces are productive and safe, and our communities are more connected.  

We see it as our job to support Victorians to stay healthy and safe. And to deliver a world-class healthcare system that ensures every single Victorian can access safe, quality care that leads to better health outcomes for all. 

How you'll make a difference:

This position will work closely and collaborate with the wider team, specific project teams, consultants and health services to systematically analyse the accuracy of the data collected. Positive engagement to foster good relations and support is critical in this role.

  • Experienced in data analytics, visualisation and business intelligence.
  • Passionate about strategic asset management and asset management compliance.
  • Flexible and Accountable: adaptable; open to new ideas; shows initiative; proactive and self-starting; seizes opportunities and acts upon them.
  • A team player: cooperative and works well with others in pursuit of team goals, collaborates and shares information, excellent communication skills.

Suitable applicants will be able to demonstrate

  • Analyse and visualise asset data, develop asset/health service/portfolio KPIs using multiple performance criteria, monitor, report and present the outcomes.
  • Working closely with the data collection project teams (internal and external) to ensure the data collection planning is standardised and the collected data are as per the required standards of delivery.
  • Monitoring and evaluating projects to ensure departmental objectives are met.
  • Integrating data collected and stored within other applications and databases such as Oracle ADW, Victorian Agency for Health Information, Oracle Finance, GIS and BIM platforms.
  • Provide authoritative advice and analysis of infrastructure planning issues involving clinical functionality and asset information.
  • Develop and implement business processes and provide systematic consultation relating to business practice improvement options.
  • Manage the Asset Information Management System and its stakeholders, including system usage, resolution of issues and improvements to the system.
  • Through detailed data analysis and investigation, provide authoritative advice on trends, risks and issues associated with health service demand.
  • Provide expert advice on the quality, accuracy, and relevance of data.
  • Provide authoritative advice to internal and external stakeholders and prepare and present detailed reports, ministerial briefs, cabinet and agency submissions on complex matters.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate a partnership approach
  • Be responsible for overseeing, monitoring and delivering projects using internal or external resources in accordance with relevant legislation, government regulations and guidelines.
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislativerequirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and for that of others in the workplace by
  • Working in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate how the actions and outcomes of this role and work unit impact clients and the department's ability to deliver, or facilitate the delivery of, effective support and services.

To learn more please click ‘Apply' to view the Position Description on the Careers.vic website. 

What we offer: 

  • The opportunity to perform meaningful work, making direct contributions toward enabling Victorians to be the healthiest people in the world.
  • A wide range of growth and development opportunities within the department and wider Victorian Public Service & Sector.
  • A strong commitment to work-life balance, including a diverse array of flexible working arrangements.

How to apply: 

Applications should include a resume and a cover letter. Click the ‘Apply' button to view further information about the role including key contact details and the advertisement closing date. 

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. We continue to build an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of all Victorians. 

All roles can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people, people with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Please contact us if you require any adjustments to participate in the recruitment process at Please view our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion here.

Preferred applicants may be required to complete a police check and other pre-employment checks including proof of 3 vaccinations (including booster) against COVID-19. Information provided will be treated in the strictest confidence, in line with our Privacy Policy

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform. As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through JSE rather than via external advertisement. 

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