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Public Health Data Analyst

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Term Until March 31, 2023. This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.
$81,861- $92,918
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Closing Date: 
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 11:59pm

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is restricted to residents of Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Senior Epidemiologist, the Public Health Data Analyst is responsible for the development, data extraction, validation and ongoing production of standard and ad hoc reports for the Department of Health. This position collaborates with staff to provide current, high quality, and reliable data to health care professionals, administrators, and researchers to support evidence-based and cost effective decision making, strategic planning and clinical practice.

The Public Health Data Analyst prepares, monitors, and analyses data that meets statistical standards and supports departmental goals and mandates. This position supports the Department of Health in identitfying and prioritizing opportunies for health care improvement. The Public Health Data Analyst provides expert and specialised knowledge of quality data management and provides functional direction and leadership for Health Protection. The incumbent assists in coordination, collection, interpretation and analysis of data that will lead to improved health outcomes for Nunavummiut. In collaboration with Senior Epidemiologist, the Analyst responds to requests for assistance in health surveillance, program evaluation, quality improvement activities, and research. The incumbent supports Health Protection iniatives by working with project teams to develop and produce reports that monitor and benchmark costs, resources utilization and other quality and performance indicators.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or related field with a major in data science, quantitative sciences or related, with one year of recent experience in data management, anlysis and reporting.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Term until March 31, 2023. Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered a transfer assignment for the duration of the term, pending managerial approval.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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