Job number: J0524-0052
Job title: Senior Analyst, Digital Solutions
Job Type: Contract
Location: Toronto, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of positions: 1
Contract Duration: One year
Date posted: May 13, 2024
Closing date: May 27, 2024
Range minimum: $77,390.00/year

Who we are

We are an organization comprised of industry thought leaders who are passionate about health data and want to make a difference in the health care field. We are an independent, not-for-profit organization and together with our partners we provide essential information on Canada’s health systems, enabling decisions that lead to healthier Canadians. As a valued member of the CIHI team, you and your work will have a pivotal role in the evolution of Canada’s health care systems.

CIHI is recognized as an exceptional place to work that embraces diversity, respect, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Learn about our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and the work being done to create a more inclusive and welcoming organization by focusing on how we learn, govern and practise.

At CIHI, we recognize what matters to our employees. Some of the benefits of working at CIHI include

Why is this role important?

Through the Hub Program initiative, CIHI is reimagining how to present data and information on to improve user experience, keep pace with today’s technologies and simplify internal processes.

The Senior Analyst is responsible for various activities to support the development, ongoing enhancement and operations of the data and information products that will delivered through the Hub Program Roadmap including planning and conducting analyses; synthesizing and presenting information; critically reviewing information sources such as research literature and technical documents; and development and enhancement of standards. The incumbent will contribute to process improvement initiatives, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning.

What you’ll do

  1. Participates in various matrix project teams focused on the development and ongoing enhancement and maintenance of the data and information products that will be delivered through the program.
  2. Plans, leads and executes analyses in support of projects and activities. Synthesizes and presents results. Critically reviews and summarizes information such as research/grey literature and technical documents.
  3. Contributes to process improvement initiatives focused on improving timeliness, flexibility and operational efficiency.
  4. Contributes to the planning and execution of internal and external engagement activities.
  5. Participates in business and methodological discussions with relevant CIHI departments and liaises with other teams to ensure coordination and synergy.
  6. Participates in the development of test strategies; writes and executes test cases.
  7. Develops and maintains knowledge of CIHI’s data holdings, master data and metadata and the processes and tools used by CIHI to manage, access, analyze and report on these data holdings.
  8. Maintains current knowledge about analytical techniques.
  9. Contributes to overall planning activities for the program.
  10. Represents CIHI at relevant meetings and conferences, as required.
  11. Provides regular updates to project leads and Manager, as required.

What you’ll bring to the table

  • Undergraduate degree in health information, mathematics/statistics/biostatistics or similar field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Three to five years’ of experience in healthcare-related information management, data processing or analytical environment.
  • Advanced experience using R or Python to manipulate data and draw insights from large datasets. In addition, experience with SAS is an asset.
  • Strong conceptual and problem solving skills.
  • Strong verbal communication skills; strong analytical and technical writing skills.
  • Ability to synthesize data and information for different audiences, including strong data visualization skills.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with CIHI databases, standards and health master data and a demonstrated understanding of data management best practices, including information quality
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Canadian health care system and of the importance of performance management and reporting.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines.
  • Experience with business intelligence tools, such as MicroStrategy, Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, etc.
  • Fluency in both official languages is an asset.
  • Ability to meet light travel requirements.

To find out more about this role and other exciting opportunities visit our website at and check out our ‘Careers’ section.

We thank all those who apply, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

At CIHI we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. Part of this commitment includes arranging accommodations to ensure an equitable opportunity to participate in the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Please note the CIHI Recruiting Team uses email to communicate with applicants. Please make sure your profile has an updated email address that is checked regularly, including the junk/spam mail folder, as we send time sensitive emails (i.e. testing and interview bookings).

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