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Health Technology Solutions Manager
 
  • Bring your expertise in tech solutions, including data warehousing, to life!
  • An exciting opportunity to manage a team of IT professionals
  • Full time, maximum term contract until 30 June 2021

Our mission

Independent, evidence-based and not-for-profit, we help people make the best decisions about medicines and other medical choices to achieve better health and economic outcomes.

We provide consumers and health professionals with practical tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests. Our vision is to be an innovative change leader, trusted for our objective, collaborative and evidence-based approach to medicines and other medical choices.

http://www.nps.org.au

What you’ll be doing

This role is accountable for working with external technology partners and internal teams to provide the technologies, infrastructure, standards and capabilities to enable the NPS MedicineWise Group to connect up and deliver meaningful data and information for use in decisions made by consumers, prescribers, health professionals and policy makers. It includes accountability for health technology solutions based on the MedicineInsight data set. You will proactively manage the IT teams to ensure the infrastructure is aligned with business needs, and be the lead technical expert for the data warehouse and visualization portal.

For a more detailed description of the role, please refer to the position description.

What is MedicineInsight?

Our MedicineInsight data set is building a reputation as the most credible, ethically governed and validated source of longitudinal data from general practice clinical information systems in Australia.
It is the preferred data source:

  • For quality improvement in primary care
  • To support the decisions of regulators and payers at all stages of the health technology life cycle (particulary for medicines)
  • To inform policy development implementation and practice in primary care
  • To develop the research base and understanding of the quality of primary care delivery in Australia
  • To support research for better patient outcomes in primary care.

What you will need

  • Preferred qualification/experience in health informatics/providing IT solutions in a health related environment
  • Sound understanding of the Australian health environment, systems and standards
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a manager, with proven ability to develop and meet operational and budgetary objectives, as well as provide leadership in professional standards and ethics
  • Highly motivated with strong product and project management skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a culture that encourages positive working relationships, a safe workplace, financial responsibility, innovation and productivity improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with external partners and customers - as well as high level relationship management skills and the ability to manage the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Experience commercialising products
  • Excellent leadership, people management skills and the ability to develop staff capability 
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of business processes and strategic planning
  • Proven ability to critically analyse problems and situations and recommend solutions
  • High level negotiation and influencing skills

What we offer

  • Salary packaging
  • WorkLife Balance days (available after an initial qualifying period)
  • Extra leave during Christmas and New Year
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Training and Professional Development opportunities
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Workplace banking program 
  • Employee assistance program

Help make Australia more medicinewise.

For a full position description which outlines the specific role requirements and to see why NPS MedicineWise is such a great place to work, please visit:

http://www.nps.org.au/careers

We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Contact: Gloria Antonio on (02) 8217 8604 for more information.

No agencies please.

You must be eligible to work in Australia. If you are successful for this role, you will be required to conduct pre-employment checks, including a Criminal History Check.

Job Ref: DA000151
Submitted: 11-09-2018
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