Job number: J0624-0010
Job title: Senior Analyst, Population Health
Job Type: Contract
Location: Toronto, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of positions: 1
Contract Duration: March 31, 2026
Date posted: June 4, 2024
Closing date: June 17, 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?

The Senior Analyst plays a key role in organizing and leveraging the pan-Canadian data CIHI holds. This involves data management, developing and maintaining data and information standards (e.g., methodologies, indicators, and statistics), preparing relevant documentation, providing client support, 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. You will be a part of the Population Health team that provides health systems with data and information to advance equity in healthcare across the continuum of care.

** This posting may be used to fill multiple Senior Analyst contract positions, across functions within the branch.

What you’ll do

  1.  Develops and produces analytical products. This includes identifying data sources, supporting the development of appropriate methodologies, and conducting analysis on a broad range of data types (e.g., administrative and survey data, qualitative data).
  2. Develops and delivers stakeholder engagement materials (e.g., presentations), including identifying relevant discussion topics and questions, as well as methods for collecting feedback (e.g., surveys, interviews).
  3. Interprets and writes analytical results for reports, prepares figures (e.g., tables, graphs, infographics), presentations, briefing notes, and other formats as required.
  4. Works within CIHI’s quality assurance guidelines and contributes to producing high quality and comprehensive documentation.
  5. Identifies credible and objective evidence, data resources and analytic requirements for scoping new projects. Critically assesses published literature and consults with internal and external stakeholders to determine relevance and feasibility.
  6. Delivers presentations and represents Population Health-CIHI internally and externally as required (e.g. workshops, meetings, conferences, committees).
  7. Participates in internal and external projects and activities as required.
  8. Provides mentoring and training to analysts and Population Health staff.
  9. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of health priorities and data sources, including analyses, indicators, data standards, methodologies, and emerging issues related to population health, health equity and health system performance.

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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