System and Data Manager, 45 and Up Study

  • Use your talents in data management
  • Professional and friendly environment
  • Full time position (can consider 4 days)
  • Attractive location (close to Central station).

About the Sax Institute

The Sax Institute is a national leader in promoting the use of research evidence in health policy. We aim to be the bridge between researchers and health decision makers, giving each the tools to work more closely together to benefit all Australians.

The 45 and Up Study is Australia’s largest longitudinal study of ageing, involving over quarter of a million adults in NSW.

About the System and Data Manager position

The position is responsible for creating and enhancing the Institute’s data management systems to enable the 45 and Up Study data to be collected, managed and provided to researchers in a timely, efficient and secure manner. You will bring core expertise across system development and data management including data security, data storage, data coding and producing data dictionaries.

About you

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications or demonstrated relevant, equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and managing database systems
  • Demonstrated experience in quality control, data checking and cleaning of large scale datasets, including data manipulation and extraction
  • Demonstrated experience in SAS for both data management and data analysis
  • Excellent service orientation and stakeholder engagement across all levels.

About the benefits

  • Competitive salary including salary packaging
  • Opportunity to impact health policy/program delivery.

How to apply

Download Position Description

To apply, please send your CV and a letter addressing the selection criteria in the position description to referencing the following in the subject heading: SDM-45-MAY16.

If you require additional information please send an email to

Applications closing date: Wednesday 25 May 2016