Data/Business Analyst
24th November, 2023




Role Descriptions and Responsibilities

Working collaboratively within a small team, you will assist in maintaining and developing existing data tools, and contributing to the development of new data tools for aged care regional stewardship. Additionally, you will assist in the data migration work required for the team’s stakeholder management solution project.

This work includes:

  • Querying and analysing aged care data
  • Data manipulation and cleansing
  • Development of data pipelines
  • Building aged care data reports
  • Presenting aged care data for the state and territory office (STO) network
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Building capability within the STO network
  • Working collaboratively with STO staff to prepare and cleanse existing data sources in preparation for migration


The Data/ Business Analyst will work as part of a small team by:

  • Understanding business requirements related to the COVID support portal and translating these into business requirements
  • Contributing to policy development, and drafting advice to the senior executive and the Minister
  • Mapping, visualising, and analysing data from various sources in the health portfolio
  • Working closely with data custodians, data stewards and other stakeholders
  • Contributing to stakeholder engagements, network capability improvements and working groups
  • Supporting departmental initiatives to improve data literacy and use of data
  • Undertaking research and analysis and make judgments or assessments on complex issues
  • Contribute to a high performing and positive culture 


Capabilities may include:

  • Proficient skills in coding languages (such as R, Python and SQL) and data visualisation platforms (such as Power BI, Qlik and R-Shiny), or the ability to quickly acquire these skills; must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and SharePoint
  • Experience with Salesforce essential
  • Proficient in using GIT for version control, and thoroughly documenting code to ensure readability and maintainability
  • Understanding of database management systems, data pipelines and data types
  • Provide accurate advice, anticipate problems and contribute to issues management, innovation and process improvement
  • Strong conceptual, problem solving, research, analytical, programming, and/or data modelling skills
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills for preparing high quality briefs, papers, and reports
  • Proficient skills to map, analyse and visualise quantitative data
  • Ability to explain and translate complex data, analyses and modelling results for nontechnical audiences
  • Ability to work collaboratively with nontechnical staff to prepare and clean data
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance, and to prioritise tasks to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Sound project management skills, including scope development, scheduling, management of resources, risks, quality, and communications





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