Director of Methodologies and Cross Sector Analysis at BC Ministry of Health
Director, Methodologies & Cross Sector Analysis
Management Band 4
Bring your analytical expertise to this dynamic leadership opportunity
The Health Sector Information, Analysis and Reporting Division (HSIAR) sets the foundation for the delivery of high-quality health sector information, analytics and reporting. The Division leads key information management functions including data stewardship, governance, security, access, analytics and reporting, quality assurance, performance measurement and evaluations functions. HSIAR sets out to exercise effective governance over secondary use data resources, while enabling timely and secure access to data, supporting an integrated, modernized model of information sharing across the health sector. The Division leads the overarching provincial analytic strategy and approach, and performs comprehensive, robust and integrated analytics, research and evaluation of health sector performance. To ensure a consistent and timely approach to health system evaluation and continuous improvement, the Division is responsible for the development of the overarching policy framework and monitoring of outcomes and impacts of health system policy direction.
The Director Methodologies and Cross Sector is responsible for leading, directing and providing oversight for the development and implementation of methodologies that apply to statistics, methodologies and classifications. In the Director role, you will oversee the production of reports analyzing methodology and integration of analysis in planning documents from across the health sector that inform decision making. The Director provides leadership and direction to a full range of strategic and analytical planning, project management, and advisory services for senior program executives within, and outside, government that is directed to the evaluation of health care need and utilization of healthcare services and capacity. As a senior manager, the Director also undertakes a key role in establishing an innovative and creative environment for change, and provides ongoing guidance and support that will ensure commitment to new analytical methodologies, statistics, and classifications for use in health planning (i.e., forecasting, new costing models, implementation and use of new data sources etc).
As an expert change agent, the position operates with delegated responsibility that leads change initiatives, introduces best practices, modifies resources and manages relationships with others. In this Director role, you will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders across the continuums of care on a routine basis. If you have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in developing productive work relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders, we encourage your application.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- • PhD or Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Social Sciences or other directly related field plus 5 years progressive experience leading an analytics team; OR
- • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Social Sciences or other directly related field plus 7 years progressive experience leading an analytics team.
Progressive experience must include:
- • Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in statistics, economics or modeling.
- • Preference may be given to applicants with 5 years experience working with health administrative data and case-mix methodologies (e.g. CMG+) and clinical classifications (e.g. ICD-10-CA, CCI, DSM-V).
- • Minimum of 3 years experience leading analytics and/or methodology development projects.
- • Experience in writing and producing statistical and/or management information reports or other publications for a variety of technical and non-technical audiences, including senior management.
- • Experience in planning including: coordinating and managing complex projects and work assignments and development of terms of reference, project charters and work plans.
Preference may be given to applicants with experience in machine learning / artificial intelligence.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
How to Apply
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