Job number: J0324-1356
Job title: Senior Analyst, Indigenous Health
Job Type: Contract
Location: Toronto, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of positions: 1
Contract Duration: 1 year
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?

The Senior Analyst organizes, plans and prepares analytical projects related to First Nations, Inuit and Métis data health priorities. This role involves preparing relevant documentation, assessing data quality, producing statistics, fulfilling custom data requests, conducting analysis and contributing to analytical reports. Participates in department/branch projects and initiatives, as well as other meetings and special projects as required.

CIHI is on a learning journey, guided by what we learn from Indigenous Peoples, communities, governments, and organizations. We are committed to respecting Indigenous data sovereignty, advancing cultural safety and humility, and supporting the health and data priorities of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

What you’ll do

  1. Works with the Lead to manage CIHI data, ensuring it is fit for purpose, and to support the production of key deliverables for internal and external dissemination. Key deliverables include relevant documentation, data tables, custom data requests, and analytical reports related to First Nations, Inuit and Métis health priorities.
  2. Conducts data management activities including writing and updating statistical code required for the development, computation, analysis, and/or verification of key deliverables.
  3. Maintains detailed knowledge of data, tools, and analytical techniques used to produce standard and ad-hoc outputs.
  4. Scans, summarizes, and synthesizes research and policy literature for relevant Indigenous health information and/or to analyze data.
  5. Works closely with the Lead to plan analysis on First Nations, Inuit and Métis health priorities.
  6. Contributes to the development of materials (e.g., analytical reports, methodology or technical notes, presentations, educational, media, etc.) for dissemination of findings and knowledge translation, and reviews written products for analytic accuracy and quality.
  7. Provides professional and timely client support to respond to internal and external client queries as required.
  8. Ensures adherence to, and ability to demonstrate compliance with, CIHI’s privacy and security policies and procedures when using CIHI data and information.
  9. Maintains current knowledge of CIHI’s data holdings, trends in health services research and health policy, and stakeholder information needs to support current work and contribute to the development of new analytic proposals.
  10. Participates in other meetings and corporate project teams as required.
  11. Contributes to the evolution of CIHI’s approach to supporting First Nation, Inuit, and Métis health data priorities and respecting principles of Indigenous data sovereignty
  12. upports projects in collaboration with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis organizations and the development of reports and other products, such as website updates, materials for engagements/conferences/workshops, fact checking, and product testing (e.g., education and training products) for the team.

What you’ll bring to the table

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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