• Work with highly skilled and educated colleagues
  • The nation's premier source of data on health, welfare and housing assistance
  • Improve the health and wellbeing of Australians through better information

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (the AIHW) is an independent corporate Commonwealth entity that works to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians through better health and welfare information and statistics.

The Primary Health & Digital Health Unit at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is seeking talented and enthusiastic data analysts to fill a number of non-ongoing (contractual) APS 5, APS 6 and EL1-level opportunities. Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for up to 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Advanced SAS programming skills and experience
  • Experience analysing administrative and/or survey health data.
  • A strong statistical understanding
  • A background which supports an understanding of health care and statistical concepts
  • Experience in performance indicator development
  • Good communication skills and ability to assess, interpret, explain and discuss findings from health data analyses
  • Strong teamwork skills, including the ability to work across interstate teams

The majority of this team are located in Sydney, however, successful applicants will have the opportunity to work from Sydney or Canberra depending on their location.

Roles will be filled at varying levels depending on the skills and experience of the individual.

Additional information

Positions may be filled on a full-time, part-time or a contractual basis through a labour hire firm, depending on the business needs and requirements of the Institute. Positions filled through a labour hire firm will receive a 22% loading paid in lieu of leave accruals.

How to apply

Please quote job reference number #6-2017/18 and your name in the subject line when applying.

Your application should include:

  1. A concise cover letter of no more than 2 pages, detailing how your skills and experience relate to the responsibilities of the roles. The cover letter can be narrative or dot point.
  2. Your current Curriculum Vitae (including contact details for two referees; one of which must be current or recent).
  3. A completed personal details form.

Applications should be submitted by email to [email protected]

Applications close 1 March 2018

Contact officers

If you have any questions about these positions, please contact:

Mr Bill Watson, 02 6244 1210, [email protected]


Dr Kerrin Bleicher, [email protected]

Further information

Additional enquiries can be sent to AIHW Recruitment at [email protected]