Manager Analytics, Victorian Centre for Data Insights

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1307772
Closing Date: 28-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $113,156 - $151,426
Job Duration: 31 June 2018
Attachments: Position Description - VPS6 Manager, Analytics - VCDI - Nov17.docx (Word, 191KB)

Contact: Brad Petry, Assistant Director VCDI
03 701 73417

Position Details

The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Analytics Manager to join the Victorian Centre for Data Insights. 

Victorian Centre for Data Insights is a dynamic new team at DPC. The Centre will help transform the way the Victorian Government uses data to inform policy making and service design. 

This is a “hands-on” Analytics Manager role.  We are looking for an experienced, confident & highly motivated Agile practitioner who actively demonstrates a true agile mindset in order to drive forward an ambitious portfolio of initiatives to drive capability uplift across teams. 

The successful candidate will apply all their Lean & Agile principles, methods, tools and other expertise in the nurturing and development of their team and to overcome the challenges and impediments which exist in a complex organisational environment. 

To be successful in this position you will have;

  • strong stakeholder engagement, negotiation and influencing skills
  • a minimum of two years' experience in a management role in Big Data, Analytics, Software Engineering, Data Science environments
  • real-world experience in the application of lean/agile methods & tools, preferably from across a variety of industries
  • proven experience in enabling teams to use JIRA, Confluence and Slack

This is an excellent opportunity to use your skills and abilities to be part of a dynamic new team working to improve government policy planning and service design, for the benefit of all Victorians. 

The closing date for this position is midnight 28th November 2017.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

DPC is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give our employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet's vision is to be recognised and respected leaders in whole-of-government policy and performance.

We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs, Prevention of Family Violence, Veterans and Women, as well as the Cabinet.

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