Data Manager, Informatics (VPSG4)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 20/09/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31 December 2021

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1565803

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1565803

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

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: 20 September 2021 

Role: Data Manager, Informatics (until 31 December 20210

Number of vacancies available: 1

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

Position Summary: 

  • Oversight of all data capture and data entry staff activities performed by Surveillance Officers in the Informatics team.
  • Ensuring data entry occurs in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensuring processes and systems are working and effective


  • Communicate surveillance reports and advice to DIME functional leads as required.
  • Communicating major changes to data entry and reminders regarding data quality.
  • Monitor the related Informatics email inboxes (including Publichealth.DIME.Informatics, or others as systems change) inboxes for regular filing and triaging of queries and notifications relating to the use of CRM for COVID-19.
  • Monitoring of key CRM Workflows relating to COVID-19 data quality.
  • Provide feedback for updates to process documents and Quick Entry Guides as required.
  • Reporting to the Informatics Senior Data Managers, identify and escalate CRM issues or COVID-19 data entry issues.
  • Work closely with other members of the DIME team as well as the CCOM team to identify and resolve issues relating to data entry and quality in CRM to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Attend Data Manager Team meetings to collaborate on process improvements and problem solve any issues that arise.
  • Data Quality checks and audits of COVID-19 events on CRM.
  • Provide quality assurance on data collation and input to ensure timely and accurate reporting.
  • Drive ongoing improvements to data quality processes in Informatics, the broader DIME team and CCOM (where possible)


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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Data Manager, Informatics (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 31 December 2021

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Chetna Soni | chenta.soni@health.vic.gov.au

Data Manager, Informatics (VPSG4)