Analytics Lead, Epidemiology and Investigation (VPSG5)

Job posted: 23/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1515099

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1515099

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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.

Application Closes: 10 March 2021

Role: Analytics Lead, Epidemiology and Investigation (Role until - 30 June 2021)

Number of vacancies available: 1

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

Position Summary: 

  • Coordinate and manage the functions performed by the assigned Analytics Team.
  • Provide specialist technical advice relating to the surveillance and analytics of COVID 19 to the broader Data, Intelligence, Modelling and Epidemiology (DIME) group and relevant internal and external stakeholders


  • Lead a team of Analysts and Senior Analysts in the generation and assembly of quantitative and statistical analyses relating to COVID 19
  • Contribute advanced technical expertise to strategic planning of the assigned Analytics Team and with the other Team Leads in the delivery of high quality evidence to inform Victoria's COVID 19 response.
  • Design, oversee and conduc t quantitative epidemiological analyses and compile evidence and reports summarising key outcomes of these analyses for relevant stakeholder groups
  • Plan, prioritise and monitor the program of work performed by the Analytics Team
  • Liaise closely and maintain productive working relationships with other DIME leads/team members to optimise the compilation of analysis to inform the COVID 19 response.
  • Facilitate the sharing and interpretation of intelligence arising from the activities of the Analytics Team to key stakeholders
  • Develop briefs on highly complex issues and provide recommendations for policy / programmatic response drawing on the intelligence arising from Analytics Team activities.

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  • Clearly define roles and expectations of the assigned Analytics Team, monitor team performance, provide feedback, facilitate staff development and resolve or escalate issues as necessary.

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  • Actively participate in Investigation Analysis Team meetings and other meetings as required.


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

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Analytics Lead, Epidemiology and Investigation (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2021

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Stephanie Georgiadis | stephanie.georgiadis@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Analytics Lead, Epidemiology and Investigation (VPSG5)