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 our Ministers and the wider department 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:
To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.
This position requires a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.
A merit pool will be established to fill similar future ongoing and non-ongoing vacancies at the EL1 level should they become available within 12 months from the date advertised.