Data Scientist

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Temporary
Specialisation: Database Development & Administration
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/008143_1635981320
Contact: Alister Pardew
Email: email Alister

Our Federal Government client requires the services of an experienced data Scientist to provide support to policy and program management areas through technical capability related to employment systems and databases.

The Data Scientist will be expected to provide support and/or direction for the analytics functions of the team by performing the more complex data-driven tasks such as data wrangling, exploration, visualisation, development of reporting indicators and conducting industry standard analytical techniques. Also to lead projects, engage with relevant stakeholders, develop staff within the section, and research and implement solutions to key priorities.

The key duties:

  • Extracting data and conducting analysis and developing briefing material
  • Leading the technical analysis of employment services data to monitor trends in job seekers achievement over time, including for cohorts of interest such as equity groups
  • Collaborating with colleagues in the department to provide integrated advice on the development, implementation and monitoring of employment services measures.
  • Maintaining collaborative and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders on projects to achieve agreed outcomes
  • Communicating, influencing, and collaborating with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - the ability to communicate technical information effectively and concisely with a range of stakeholder's this can include through briefings, reports, presentations, etc
  • Strong attention to detail, an investigative mindset and creative problem-solving skills,
  • Be self-directed, proactive and display initiative, and conscientiousness
  • Work as part of broadly-skilled teams with challenging and complex roles
  • Understand, articulate and develop innovative solutions to data-based problems

Location of work:

  • Woden - Australian Capital Territory

Security Clearance and Citizenship

Candidates must be Australian citizens with minimum Baseline clearance, or the ability to obtain.

Next steps

Roll your mouse over to that Apply Now button if you think your skills and experience fit the bill for this role. Submitted CVs must be in Word. Call Alister on 02 6243 6400 if you wish to discuss the role.