Senior Performance 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: Projects
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/CSI/1663913
Closing Date: 04-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 7th September 2023
Attachments: PD Proposal 2022.246.pdf (PDF, 241KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Emmy Fekete
Emmy.Fekete@health.vic.gov.au, 0447 278 263

Position Details

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Performance Analyst is responsible for collecting, analysing and collating financial data and reports to support the monitoring and compliance oversight of metropolitan and/or rural and regional health services across Victoria.The role with have a focus on quality improvement and will support health services to deliver high quality services through effective financial management practices.  Demonstrated competency in monitoring financial, quality and governance issues, well developed analytical and conceptual skills, relationship management and the ability to manage tight deadlines are critical to the role.

Key accountabilities

The Senior Performance Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing and collating financial data and reports to support the monitoring of rural health service performance. The role with have a focus on quality improvement and will support health services to deliver high quality services through effective financial management practices.  The role will foster strong working relationships with the metropolitan and/or rural and regional health services and policy and program areas across the department.

  1. Collect, analyse and present health service financial performance data across all health service performance domains to inform the Department's performance management processes.
  2. Undertake complex research and investigations into service delivery issues, risks and trends impacting on achieving key business objectives, policy initiatives and operational imperatives.
  3. Provide expert and authoritative advice in relation to financial policy and operational issues, reasoned recommendations and innovative solutions to complex and sensitive issues.
  4. Act as the primary point of contact for a small number of specific health services, with responsibility for monitoring all aspects of performance.
  5. Ensure operational and practice initiatives meet the strategic directions for managing and delivering high-quality services.
  6. Monitor and analyse the implementation and delivery of practical and policy initiatives.
  7. Negotiate, manage and monitor a diverse range of performance reports for organisations, against program and service targets, key performance indicators and benchmarks and support organisations to understand reporting requirements and tools and to interpret performance data.
  8. Maintain an ongoing awareness and critical analysis of developments and policy initiatives relevant to specific initiatives at a local, Victorian and national level, to inform decision making and planning.
  9. Manage the full range of project planning and operational functions associated with the delivery of complex projects or programs within established budgetary and timeline parameters, such as leading and convening project control groups or stakeholder networks
  10. Maintain an advanced understanding of current, best-practice in financial management and services.
  11. Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  12. 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.
  13. 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

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19. Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made. If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

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 https://www.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-skills-exchange rather than via external advertisement.

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 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 <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

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