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Senior Data Consultant, Performance Measurement and Reporting

Senior Data Consultant, Performance Measurement and Reporting


Lead our data analysis and help us optimize our laboratory performance.


In this role, you will:

  • Lead our data management, extraction, reporting, biostatistical analysis and interpretation.
  • Apply your expert knowledge of laboratory and/or clinical data, data management and warehousing, database queries and business intelligence tools.
  • Employ project management expertise and methodologies to ensure successful completion of project components and deliverables.


As our successful candidate, you will:

  • Design the approach and responses to requests for data and analytical products from stakeholders.
  • Provide knowledge, analysis and technical expertise in data governance and information management.
  • Assist with and advise on the development and operation of our data holdings and supporting documentation.
  • Develop and manage data access/data sharing policies, procedures and agreements by ensuring the safety, security, integrity and confidentiality of data stored accord with industry standards, applicable legislation, policies and data sharing agreements.
  • Assist our epidemiologist, analysts and consultants with data quality issues, potential improvement, and implementation of system enhancements.
  • Review services by identifying, monitoring and analyzing key performance indicators and service delivery.
  • Link, extract, validate, analyze and present data (in formats from manual ad-hoc queries to automated dashboards and reports.)
  • Participate in design and operation working groups.
  • Critically evaluates data and data extraction methods, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and availability of data for compilation, analysis and interpretation for identifying emerging quality and utilization priorities and opportunities.


You have:

  • Education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, and/or Informatics.
  • At least eight (8) years recent related experience in business intelligence, statistics and/or the health information field in a large, complex organization.
  • Advanced knowledge of descriptive statistics, statistical inference and modeling using statistical software such as SPSS, R and/or SAS.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop complex and customized SQL queries for relational databases, with applied experience with business intelligence tools (ex: Tableau, IBM Cognos, SAP BusinessObjects).
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and system analysis skills including the ability to comprehend complex issues and related data.
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • The ability to be self-directed, handle multiple concurrent tasks, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and supervising a variety of people as a leader, coach and change agent.


If this sounds like you, apply now!


Location: 1867 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC

Closing date: The posting will remain open until filled.

Reference #: 82620


About Us

BC's Agency for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine oversees and plans service for BC’s diagnostic lab services. The agency is part of PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:


We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.

Labor AgreementExcluded
Requisition #082620E-2323493
Work Site3rd floor 1867 W. Broadway, Vancouver
Job TypeRegular, Full-Time
Hours of Work0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700
Work DaysMon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Expiry Date30-Aug-2019

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