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Senior Project Manager


The Data Strategies and Information Technology Group has responsibility for supporting the statistical excellence of the Institute through information management services, data integration (linkage), support and conduct of advanced statistical research and continual improvement of the statistical infrastructure. It is also responsible for the delivery of new IT applications, the formulation and implementation of the IT strategy and the ICT and business transformation program.

This process will be used to fill a small number of currently available Senior Project Manager positions within the Data Strategies and Information Technology Group, and to establish an order of merit, which may be used to fill similar ongoing and non-ongoing positions over the next twelve months. The initial available vacancies are in the Data Linkage Unit and Data Strategies Unit.

Data Linkage Unit:

The purpose of this position is to lead a small team and coordinate and undertake work on a range of data linkage projects, including some large projects for external clients. It involves the development of data linkage strategies and protocols, testing of methodologies, analysis and interpretation of complex statistical information, and preparation of draft material for publication and presentation. It also includes providing advice and assistance to staff in other areas of the AIHW, and liaising with external clients.

Data Strategies Unit:

This position will lead AIHW`s Medicare and Pharmaceutical Benefits team. The successful applicant will develop and implement AIHW data strategies around MBS and PBS data, including researcher access (both internal and external), and will be involved in whole of government public data management activities.

For further information on these positions, please visit our website to download a full copy of the position documentation: https://www.aihw.gov.au/about-us/careers/vacancies /


Please quote job reference number #9-2017/18 and your name in the subject line when applying.

Your application should include:

1. A statement addressing the selection criteria. Your responses to the selection criteria provide the basis for short-listing and for further consideration of your application. Under each criterion you should outline your relevant skills and abilities and give examples of your work performance, qualifications and other relevant experience, and be no more than 200 words.

2. Your current Curriculum Vitae.

3. Completed personal details form available from the AIHW website.


This recruitment process may be used to fill other similar positions over the next 12 months.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for up to 12 months with possibility of extension.

About Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (the AIHW) is the Australian Government corporate Commonwealth entity responsible for providing the nation with reliable, regular and current facts and figures on the health and welfare of Australians.

Our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians through better health and welfare information and statistics. We collect and report information on a wide range of topics and issues, ranging from health and welfare expenditure, hospitals, disease and injury, and mental health, to ageing, homelessness, disability and child protection.

The AIHW has a main office in Canberra (Bruce) and a regional office located in Sydney (Darlinghurst).

The AIHW is committed to creating genuine opportunities for all, and welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people(s), people with a disability and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

We value a positive, friendly, cooperative and productive workplace where people are treated with respect and courtesy, and diverse and unique attributes are recognised and valued. We are committed to providing flexibility in working arrangements to recognise the importance of balancing work commitments with family, caring and other personal commitments of employees outside of work.

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Bruce, ACT 2617
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