Home   |    Register   |    Sign In
Company Info
Government vacancies

UM Canberra c/- 100 Chalmers Street
SURRY HILLS 2010, NSW, Australia

Web Site:

Save Contact
Company Profile

Share this Job :

Senior Data Analyst


Job Description:

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will play a crucial role in advancing workplace gender equality by managing and analysing the Agency’s world-leading datasets. You will be involved in every stage of the data lifecycle from acquisition and cleaning to analysis and visualisation. You will report to the Data & Analytics Executive Manager and collaborate with stakeholders across the Agency.


The key duties of the position include:


Data analysis and research:

  • Conduct in-depth statistical analysis of the Agency’s datasets to identify trends and patterns related to workplace gender equality.
  • Provide advice and recommendations on research methodology to ensure that current best practices are employed in the Agency’s internal decision-making and external publications.

Data management and governance:

  • Ensure that the Agency’s datasets are fit-for-purpose for analysis and external publication including the development of documentation and data quality statements.
  • Support the development and implementation of automated data validation systems to detect and address potential errors and inconsistencies.

Data visualisation and storytelling:

  • Create compelling and informative data visualisations for published reports, interactive dashboards, and presentations.
  • Effectively translate complex data insights into clear, concise, and engaging narratives for diverse audiences, both technical and non-technical.

Communication and collaboration:

  • Independently respond to requests for information or data from external stakeholders, such as academic research partners, government agencies, peak bodies, and employers.
  • Employ effective communication with teams across the agency and external contractors to ensure successful collaboration on cross-functional projects.


Capabilities and experience


Key capabilities for success in this role include:

  • A degree (or equivalent experience) in Data Analytics, Statistics, Social Sciences, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in using SQL with large datasets and developing dashboards using Tableau or Power BI.
  • Demonstrable experience with statistical programming languages, such as R or Python (highly desired).
  • The ability to clearly communicate analytical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • A strong analytical mindset and an ability to develop an understanding of current trends, issues, and policies relating to gender equality in the workplace.
  • Strong project management skills, a proactive approach, and personal responsibility for accurate and timely completion of work.
  • Baseline Security Clearance or the ability to obtain clearance (this includes being an Australian Citizen).


What’s on offer?

  • A full-time ongoing role
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Located in modern CBD offices (Kent Street Sydney) along with hybrid working.
  • A culture that is committed to achieving results and that values innovation.
  • An attractive salary package, including generous superannuation and a range of other benefits.


How to apply 

To apply please refer to the How to Prepare your Application section of the Application Package, where you can also find the full position description for this vacancy.

The Application Package is available from our website Jobs at WGEA | WGEA

Your application must be emailed to recruitment@wgea.gov.au by 10:00am Monday 29th April 2024


IT-Software Development: Database Development-Administration, Systems Analysis - IT

Job ID:


Employment Type:

Full time


Sydney, NSW, Australia


Senior Data Analyst


Consultant, Government, Information Technology




per year