STATISTICIAN (X2 POSTS) Directorate: Information Management Re advert candidates who already applied don’t need to re-apply.

  • Full Time
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, 20th Floor, 4 Dorp Street, 8000 View on Map
  • Health Western Cape posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 8, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R376,596.00 - R376,596.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R376 596 per annum
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference POST 31/240
  • Centre Head Office, Cape Town (Based at Norton Rose House, 8 Riebeek Street, Cape Town)
  • Enquiries
    Prof A Boulle Tel No: (021) 483-9973
  • Where to submit application
    Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”)
  • Notes
    NOTE: It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.

Job Description

REQUIREMENT: Minimum educational qualification: Bachelor’s Degree majoring in one or more of the following: Mathematics, Statistics, Population studies or related cognate disciplines. Experience: Appropriate working experience in data collection, analysis, evaluation and interpretations or equivalent experience gained through post-graduate studies at least to master’s level. Experience with health data would be advantageous. Inherent requirements of the job: Valid (Code B/EB) drivers license and willingness to travel. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Proficient in SAS, SPSS, R, Python, Stata or other statistical packages. Proficiency with relational databases (e.g. MS-SQL, MySQL, Postgress, SQLite), or noSQL database (e.g. MongoDB) or high volume data processing in statistical environments. Exceptional aptitude for data processing analysis and automation. Ability to conceptualise, design and operationalise efficient data-driven reports. DUTIES: Effective and efficient inspecting, cleaning, transforming and modelling of data with the goal to discover useful trends and information that will support decision making. Conceptualising, defining and delivering new reports, as well as improving existing ones. Assist with the development and maintenance of take-on and curation of routine health data. Draw out the main messages from research and use essential supporting information to derive conclusions that will apply to the entire population. Administratively support the functioning of the Provincial Health Data Centre and provide technical guidance, advice and consultation to co-workers, other government departments and internal committees & in doing so enhance interoperability.

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