Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd

Research Officer, Office for Service Transformation (Contract)

Job Category:  Research
Posting Date:  5 Apr 2024

You will have a broad responsibility in the evaluation of innovation projects which is a critical step in identifying high impact projects with benefits to patients/staff and/or cost savings.


Your scope of work includes the following items:


a. Independently conduct systematic and non-systematic literature review using various search engines and public databases to evaluate the potential value of health innovations


b. Identify subject areas for data extraction and conduct data extraction and data wrangling from institutional databases to support the evaluation of the potential value of health innovations and for specific research projects


c. Draft and format evaluation reports for innovation teams and management reporting


d. Manage projects from start to end with guidance (i.e. develop research objectives and study design, perform data extraction and data collation, conduct data modelling, perform statistical analysis and engage and collaborate with various stakeholders)


e. Perform statistical analysis and other data analysis for various impact assessment projects


f. Perform health technology assessments (cost analysis, cost effectiveness analysis, cost utility analysis or budget impact analysis) with guidance


g. Draft research abstracts and manuscripts


h. Support secretariat and administrative functions pertaining to the impact assessment unit


i. Any other ad hoc duties as assigned by Head of Department (HOD) and/or supervisor


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficiency with Statistical applications and in Project Management is preferred
  • Knowledge and skills in project management, process improvement, improvement methodologies and tools and techniques, such as design thinking, lean and Six Sigma, would be a strong advantage
  • Knowledge and skills in data analytics, statistics and data visualisation
  • Prior working experience in a healthcare setting would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of programming such as VBA, R, Python would be an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to challenging conditions
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Req ID:  3093