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Data Analyst (Privacy)

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 66504
Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support
  • Ongoing Appointment, Full Time - 80 Hours + ADO
  • $90k - $130K + Super, Salary Packaging, 5 Weeks Annual Leave
  • Great Staff Benefits, Including Salary Packaging

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Ongoing Appointment
  • Full Time - 80 Hours + ADO
  • Managers and Administrative Worker Grade 5 ($90k - $130K + Super, Salary Packaging, 5 Weeks Annual Leave)
  • Located at The Alfred

The Department

The Data Governance and Digital Health Research Program sits in the Digital Health Division The overarching vision of the Digital Health division is to enable “easy access to person-centred, smart and connected quality care”. Digital Health is responsible for enabling clinical staff to deliver timely, quality care to our patients and carers through innovative use of information technologies, and through strategic management of information and data across the organisation. It is also progressively developing and supporting initiatives to enable patients to use digital health innovations to support their own care and health management.

The division encompasses all aspects of

  • Information technology procurement, delivery, security and support.
  • Clinical Information Systems
  • Data Governance & Digital Health Research
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital Health Transformation

The Role

The Data Analyst (Privacy) provides support to the Chief Privacy Officer (the Director of Data Governance and Digital Health Research), leading Alfred Health’s monitoring of data usage and access to ensure patient and staff privacy is maintained throughout our operational areas.  

The Data Analyst (Privacy) leads analytical work across multiple datasets and privacy monitoring tools and conducts forensic analysis to investigate privacy incidents. The role makes critical contributions to the Alfred Health Patient Privacy Framework with a focus on monitoring, detection and investigation of privacy incidents.

The Data Analyst (Privacy) will be skilled in both data analysis and have experience in forensic data analysis (either in cybercrime incidents or other types of incidents involving investigation using structured data). The successful candidate will possess strong technical communication skills and the ability to work effectively with both technical and non-technical colleagues as required. This position will have a strong emphasis on establishing systematic and repeatable processes for monitoring use of patient data across Alfred Health’s diverse operational areas.

 It has a core function of designing and implementing the monitoring aspects of the Alfred Health Patient Privacy Framework (with support from the Data Governance and Digital Health Research team). The Framework will involve management, analysis

The role will also be responsible for advising Digital Health Leadership (including the Chief Privacy Officer) on improvements to the Alfred Health Patient Privacy Framework over time.  


  • Highly developed skills in data management (including data warehousing and database design)  
  • Highly developed skills in data analysis using code-based tools (SQL required, Python desirable) 
  • Highly developed skills in data communication and development of reporting and data visualisation products 
  • Ability to understand data issues as part of a complex operational context 
  • Strong ability to explain complex datasets and analytical findings to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to determine a forensic investigation approach using available data sources and communicate findings clearly
  • Ability to scrutinise data products and underlying datasets and reporting queries to determine priority areas for further work
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of a program of work
  • Ability to work to short deadlines when required while also progressing longer term programs of work
  • Excellent project management skills 


  • Flexible working environment
  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

Please include descriptions of relevant previous projects or experience in the Cover Letter.

All enquiries to Erica Potts, Director of Data Governance and Digital Health Research, email [email protected]

Applications close: 13 May, 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.