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Data analyst (multiple)

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$90 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

As a data analyst you will work with a dedicated group of officers who are committed to maintaining and improving Australia’s biosecurity system. The successful candidates will need to enjoy working in fast-paced and changing work environments, display initiative, have sound judgement, and deliver quality work within tight deadlines. Key duties include: 1.Undertake technical analysis on import data to support business improvement activities and prepare performance reports and other data summaries with minimal supervision. 2.Work collaboratively with operational teams to identify analytical requirements which support risk monitoring activities. 3.Contribute to the development, review and implementation of data analytical policies and procedures, including reviewing and updating technical work instructions for operational staff within the department 4.Contribute to the design and execution of work supporting commodity assurance and verification activities, like CBIS 5.Provide sound technical advice to importers, operational staff within the department and other stakeholders. 6.Assisting with the preparation of briefing, reports and correspondence.

Essential Criteria

1. Experience using SQL, R and Latex
2. Experience with analysis and modelling using large data sets
3. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders
4. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
5. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team with a high level of initiative and personal motivation

Desired Criteria

1. Demonstrated ability to use judgement and manage competing priorities within tight deadlines
2. Attention to detail with a focus on producing high quality and accurate work

Security Clearance

Must have a current Police Check

Contract Extensions

Up to 3 years

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