Lucas Walker

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Government Policy Programs and Projects
Hourly Rate Contract
Data Analysis

POSTED 4th Mar, 2019   REF NO. BBBH8404

Data Analyst - APS6 (Research team)

The Organisation:

Our client is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians access quality and affordable education and training.

The small team you will be joining is a research based team within the APS who is using data to help answer complex social problems.

The Opportunity:

This is a great long term opportunity to join a small high-performing team that is:

A) leading the development and implementation of the department’s data management strategy to support a culture of evidence-based policy

B) showcasing the rigorous, strategic and empirical research on complex social problems affecting whole education systems that can be achieved through (longitudinal) data integration and cross-portfolio collaboration

The Role:

In this 12 month non ongoing position you will be part of the development and implementation of the department’s Data Management Strategy and represent the department at the Data Integration Partnership for Australia.

The program of work you will be doing may involve reviewing data assets, working across the department to build a data management community of practice across the department, implementing new data policies, and undertaking complex statistical analysis for our clients such as multi-variate statistical analysis or causal inference testing.

In addition, you will support the general work of the Data Management and Analytics team by writing reports, briefs and managing staff and projects.

The Person:

You will come from a Data Analyst, Research or Statistical background.

You have the ability to communicate complex concepts or research findings to general audiences and you are proficient in R, STATA or SAS

You have experience managing or working on research projects with a demonstrated understanding and application of statistical methods and experimental techniques. You are experienced in using integrated and longitudinal data.

You are likely to have technical experience delivering on quantitative research projects and possibly experience in using experimental design and causal inference statistical techniques.

A baseline security clearance is desirable but not mandatory. However Australian Citizenship is a must.

The Salary/Rate:

$84,692- $93,132 + 15.4% Super

HorizonOne has quickly established its data analysis capability based on the quality of our candidates and roles. If this role isn’t quite right for you and you would like to discuss other data related roles please contact me on the details below.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Lucas Walker on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 8404

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