Jobs/Data Analyst


Data Analyst



Agency / Department

Australian Electoral Commission

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The AEC is seeking a Data Analyst to join a project team responsible for implementing a new program of work. This role will involve exploring large datasets, performing complex data analysis and drawing conclusions and insights to drive business improvements and opportunities.


Key Duties

  • Experience turning data into actionable insights using statistically sound methods
  • Recent programming experience using SAS
  • Provide data analysis and visualisation of large datasets
  • Assist with development and exploration/testing of data-based hypotheses
  • Assist with the preparation of urgent data requests
  • Communicate well, using professional judgement, evaluating risks and in the context of a complex and changing environment.
  • Perform additional duties or assume responsibility of functions as directed by the Management from time to time.


  • Advanced skillset with using Microsoft Excel including queries, pivot tables, external data imports and formulas.
  • Previous experience with Mapping and GIS.
  • Data analysis skills including independently querying, testing and validating datasets and providing data extracts and analysis
  • Identify, investigate and analyse data and current business processes, procedures and work practices to identify system requirements, inefficiencies, gaps and opportunities for improvement

Essential Criteria

Technical competence

  • Demonstrated experience in the required duties specified
  • Demonstrated experience in the desirable duties specified


Cultural Fit

  • Motivated and diligent in getting tasks completed on time
  • Self managing and listen to desired outcomes
  • Honest and high integrity
  • Work as a team within our organisation
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions

Desired Criteria

  • Nil

Security Clearance

Not required


One x 12 month extension option

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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