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Aps5 Data Analysts Bulk Round (Disability Affirmative Measur...

AIHW Australian Institute of Health & Welfare - Sydney, NSW

Government, Defence & Emergency
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JOB DESCRIPTION

APS5 Data Analysts


Job Title: Data Analysts

Group: Various

Unit: Various

Classification: APS Level 5

Salary: $75,300 - $80,654 plus superannuation (plus 22% loading in lieu of paid

leave for contract positions)

Engagement Type: Ongoing/Non-ongoing and Contract positions (non-ongoing and contract

positions will be offered for up to 12 months with the possibility of

extension).

Location: Most positions are expected to be based in Canberra. Limited

opportunities may become available in Sydney and Melbourne.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 27 of the

Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016. This vacancy is open only to people with

disability.

We are seeking talented and enthusiastic Data Analysts to provide data analysis, technical and non-

technical written work and research project support to units across the organisation.

This recruitment exercise will be used to fill current vacancies and may be used to fill similar

positions at the APS5 classification over the coming 12 months.

Please note, there is a scheduled salary increase that will take effect on 19 April 2021 which will bring

the APS5 salary range to $76,806 - $82,268.

Background

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is a major national agency established under

the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987 as a corporate Commonwealth entity to

provide reliable, regular and relevant information and statistics on Australia’s health and welfare.

We are committed to providing high quality, national data and analysis across the health, housing

and community services sectors. This covers a wide range of areas, from health and welfare

expenditure, hospitals, disease and injury, disability and mental health, to ageing, disadvantaged and

vulnerable populations, homelessness, and Indigenous health and welfare.

We value a positive, friendly, cooperative and productive workplace where people are treated with

respect and courtesy, and diverse and unique attributes are recognised and valued. We are

committed to providing flexibility in working arrangements to recognise the importance of balancing

work commitments with family, caring and other personal commitments outside of work.


The AIHW is committed to creating genuine opportunities for all, and welcomes applications from

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people(s), people with a disability and people from diverse

cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

For more information, visit the About Us page of our website.

Position description

The successful applicants will require an understanding of and skills in or aptitude for statistical and

research project work in a range of subject areas. These positions also require strong verbal and

written communication skills, and sound organisational skills.

We encourage applicants from a wide range of skills and disciplines. This may include (but is not

limited to) those with qualifications and/or relevant work experience in statistics, epidemiology,

demography, data science, health informatics, economics, actuarial studies, accounting, health

sciences, social sciences, data mining, predictive modelling or geospatial/GIS (geographic

information system) mapping.


Duty Statement

Immediate Supervisor: Executive Level 1/APS Level 6

Supervisory Responsibilities: Nil

Under general direction you will be required to:

1. Undertake the collection and statistical analysis and interpretation of data and/or, research

activities in the health and welfare fields of responsibility of the relevant Unit.

2. Provide advice on technical and research administrative matters to senior managers.

3. Undertake a range of research, design, project planning or data development tasks.

4. Contribute to publications, analytical reports, technical and non-technical agenda papers.

5. Effectively liaise with stakeholders both within and external to the AIHW.

6. Represent the Institute at meetings as appropriate to the responsibilities above.

Selection Criteria

Important

1. Well-developed conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to investigate and

interrogate data.

2. Ability to develop, maintain and manipulate statistical data sets.

3. Well-developed research and writing skills, including the ability to synthesise information from a

range of sources to produce high quality written work in a range of formats (e.g. print, web and

data visualisations).

4. Effective liaison, communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within, and

contribute to, a team.

5. Sound organisational skills, including the demonstrated ability to determine priorities, manage

projects and workflows, and meet deadlines.


Highly desirable

6. Experience with statistical programming using a range of software, including SAS and/or other

software (e.g. SPSS, Stata, R).

7. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant health or welfare discipline, or previous experience in a role

involving data development, collation and/or research analysis and reporting.

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit their applications online at https://aihwcareers.nga.NET.au/cp/.

When applying online via the e-recruitment system for the first time you will need to register and

provide a valid email address.

Your application should include:

1. A short narrative or dot point pitch (1000 words max) highlighting your skill set, technical

expertise and experience in relation to the above selection criteria

2. Your current CV and provide the names of two referees.

Please note, late applications will not be accepted.

Advertised: Commonwealth Gazette (6 April 2021)

Closing Date: 11.30pm, Sunday 18 April 2021

Contact officer: Angus Harding, angus.harding@aihw.gov.au, 02 6249 5134

Reasonable Adjustment

The AIHW is committed to providing an accessible, inclusive work environment to enable people to

participate fully in all aspects of employment. Applicants who require reasonable adjustments (at any

point of the recruitment process) should note this in their application providing details of any

adjustments that may need to be considered by the selection panel. All efforts will be made to put in

place relevant reasonable adjustments.

Approval

This position profile and subsequent selection are approved by:

Morag Roycroft

Head, People and Facilities Unit

Canberra, March 2021