Senior Analyst

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 Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. 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. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

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Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/CR/1541722
Closing Date: 25-Jun-2021
Salary Range: $101,120 - $111,734
Job Duration: 31 December 2021
Attachments: Job Card - Senior Analyst R (VPS5)_Report Development_RAPP.pdf (PDF, 189KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rob Kennedy.

Position Details

Application Closes: 25 June 2021

Role: Senior Analyst (until 31 December 2021)

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale Street/Work from home

Position Summary: 

Participate in the routine and ad hoc analysis and reporting of complex COVID-19 data to our various stakeholders.

Respond to ad hoc requests requiring multifaceted interpretation of COVID-19 surveillance data.

Supports development of new or improved surveillance reporting.


  • Develop new and maintain existing surveillance analysis and reporting products.
  • Maintain and develop technical program code for new and existing surveillance products
  • Regular and ad hoc reporting for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Drive ongoing improvements to data quality and processes.
  • Provide surveillance and reporting insights to inform COVID-19 policy response.
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of systematic data reporting, including making updates to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ensure relevant SOPs and protocols for the Report Development team are developed and accessible.
  • Generate data and ensure there are appropriate processes to support production of routine reports, as required.
  • Attend relevant team meetings and meetings with other teams within the response to stay updated on developments and cultivate opportunities for collaboration between teams.
  • Provide useful updates and handover to the other Analysts on shifts
  • Contribute to ongoing projects within the Report Development and broader Reporting team.
  • Provide updates on routine reporting and other ad hoc requests to the Report Development Team Lead/Manager.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <>

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