APS6 Senior Data Analysts (Indigenous Affirmative Measures)



Job Title: Senior Data Analysts Group: Various Unit: Various Classification: APS Level 6 Salary: $84,457 – $93,365 plus superannuation Engagement Type: Ongoing/non-ongoing (non-ongoing 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 our Sydney office The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 26 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Directions 2016. This vacancy is open only to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people .

We are seeking talented and enthusiastic Senior 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 APS6 classification over the coming 12 months. 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, 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 Senior Data Analysts will be required to demonstrate well-developed understanding and skills in statistical work and the ability to manipulate and interrogate databases using a range of software (including, but not limited to SAS). Applicants will also have strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to research and analyse information and effectively manage and prioritise their work. 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.

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28 May 2020


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