Senior Data Analyst

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1587164A
Closing Date: 09-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: Till 30 June 2024
Attachments: Position Description - Senior Data Analyst - Digital Victoria - VCDI - VPS5 - October 2021 (1).docx (Word, 197KB)


Position Details

The Department of Premier and Cabinet has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Data Analyst to join the Victorian Centre for Data Insights (VCDI).

VCDI has a whole-of-government role in leading the transformation of the VPS through data driven insights. It is helping to transform the way the Victorian Government uses data to inform policy making and service design on issues that cut across portfolios and are of whole-of-government significance.

As the Senior Data Analyst, you will lead a broad range of data analytics functions to support the Victorian Centre for Data Insights.

You will be responsible for engaging with a range of VCDI clients, partners and other stakeholders to convey key insights derived from data analytics activities, to support improved public sector decision-making.

The Senior Data Analyst will play an integral part in supporting the delivery of VCDI priorities by initiating, designing and delivering end-to-end data analytics functions through application of rigorous data analytics and methodology. 

This fundamental role will put you at the forefront of empowering data-driven decision making across government.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and supporting complex data analytics activities.
  • A strong understating of coding languages and professional experience with systematic cleaning and processing of data
  • Demonstrated experience supporting the development of, and following, data analytics strategies, plans, policies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills

Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.

The closing date for this position is midnight Thursday 9 December.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

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

Other relevant information:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DPC employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless an exception applies).
To meet its obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions and the OH&S Act, the department will request vaccination information or evidence of an exemption in the pre-employment stage. Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment to the department.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

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