Analyst/Data Scientist, Wellington


·         Permanent

  • Full-time

  • Wellington-based


We are recruiting an Analyst/Data Scientist in the Health Quality Intelligence Team.  The Health Quality Intelligence team plays a key role in the Commission’s responsibility to improve New Zealand’s health services.  Its purpose is to make the Commission stronger and more effective through being the acknowledged NZ leaders in measuring, evaluating, and commenting on the quality of health services. 

This focus of this role is to provide day to day operational delivery of aspects of the Commission’s health quality and safety measurement including data management, data collection, collation, analysis, presentation, visualisation, and reporting. 

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the complexities of measuring quality in healthcare and maintain a rigorous standard of logic when seeking effective solutions to solve difficult problems.  Your ability to be flexible, innovative and progress work in a positive and helpful manner will allow you to achieve group and organisational goals. You will be a self-starter, unintimidated by ambiguity and steadfastly push yourself and others for results. You will probably have

two or more years’ experience as an analyst since graduation analyst, and you will definitely have very strong analytical skills and a comfort in working with large data sets such as national collections, registries or clinical audit sets. 

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is a stand-alone Crown entity with a Board responsible to the Minister of Health. The Commission is responsible for assisting providers across the whole health and disability sector, both private and public, to improve service safety and quality and therefore outcomes for all those who use these services in New Zealand.  Read more about our values

A full job description and the application form for the role may be downloaded from our website: http://www.hqsc.govt.nz/about-the-commission/our-people/vacancies. 

For further information contact Richard Hamblin on (04) 901 6068. 

Applications close on Friday, 15th February 2019.