Job no: 506576
Employment type: Ongoing
Categories: APS Level 6
About the team
The Data and Policy Design Branch resides within the Department’s Analysis and Insights Division. The Division is a high profile, dynamic group that supports the department and its Ministers to enable globally competitive industries. We undertake cutting edge analysis and economic research to determine what’s happening and what might happen in the economy. Our Branch works in collaboration with our colleagues across the department on a range of data issues. We provide data governance and data management advice, deliver data projects, provide analytical and reporting services, and drive national spatial data policy outcomes.
Our Data Strategy team leads the department’s efforts to strengthen our data driven culture. Through our Departmental Data Strategy 2018–20, we undertake a range of specific initiatives under four broad headings:
Our ideal candidate
We are seeking motivated, outcomes-focused candidates to fill roles at the APS6 level. The successful candidate(s) will join a small team responsible for delivering a variety of projects within the Data Strategy team.
Our ideal candidate will possess the following:
What you will do
Key responsibilities of the position include:
To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.
These positions require a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.
This process is being used to fill one currently vacant ongoing position and up to two additional anticipated vacancies at the APS6 level. Merit pools will be established to fill future ongoing and non-ongoing vacancies at this level should they become available within 12 months from the date advertised.
How to apply
You are required to complete your application online. Aligning your responses with the above job description, provide a one page pitch (750 word maximum) explaining how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role and why you are the best candidate for the position.
You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format).
For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Tim Beard, Manager, Data Strategy: firstname.lastname@example.org or on (02) 6102 9232.
Learn more about the department
The department’s Enterprise Agreement and policies provide for a flexible working environment to assist staff balance their work and home life. Staff and managers work together to balance the operating needs of the work unit with the needs of the individual. Options may include part time working arrangements, working from home or other arrangements as agreed by all parties.
The department is committed to a workplace culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, promotes diversity, embraces the unique skills and qualities of all our employees and is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining people with disability. If you require some assistance with your application, or need this in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team at email@example.com or (02) 6276 1235 or refer to our Applying for a position information.
Select the links on the left-hand side of the page for more useful information about a career with the department.
Advertised: 09 Nov 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 29 Nov 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time