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Assistant Policy Data Analyst

Job description

  • Ongoing/ Permanent Role
  • Our team is located in Parramatta with flexible and hybrid working arrangements available.
  • We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people living with disability to apply
  • Salary ranges from $89,707 to $98,982 plus employers’ contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Convenient access to major public transport hubs in Parramatta
  • Flex leave entitlements & Access to fitness passport

About The Department Of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

Early Childhood Outcomes Division

The Early Childhood Outcomes Division leads the delivery of the Early Years Commitment program, including comprehensive investments in the critical first 5 years of life for every child – in child development and in early education and care, making investments that support families and the community now, as well as investing in long term reforms for the future. Key initiatives will include supporting families with young children to access the services they need to support their own prosperity and wellbeing; valuing and growing the early childhood education and care sector and investing in early childhood teachers and educators.

There are multiple ongoing opportunities available across the Early Childhood Outcomes Directorate. To learn more about this directorate please click here

About The Role

The role will support the:
  • Development of data led insights to inform policy, program development and decision making
  • Development of briefings, correspondence, reports, and presentation material
  • Team with carrying out day-to-day tasks and project management
For further information please view the role description

Essential Requirements Of The Role
  • Hold a valid clearance to work with children (Working with Children Check)
  • Candidates with demonstrated equivalent knowledge and/or experience are recommended to apply
Key knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people
Key accountabilities
  • Undertake research and analysis of complex datasets to provide advice to support policy, program development and decision making.
  • Utilise technology to analyse data from multiple sources and prepare clear and concise output documentation detailing interpretation of the data.
  • Ensure reports and accompanying analysis are accurately prepared, delivered on time and in compliance with quality standards, to meet operational requirements.
  • Assist with the development of briefings, correspondence, reports and presentation material to support the unit meet operational objectives.
  • Maintain collaborative and constructive working relationships across the Directorate and with other areas of the Department to enable the effective delivery of outcome objectives
  • Participate in the review of operational processes and procedures to identify opportunities to enhance the provision of data analytics in line with the Department’s commitment to continuous improvement
About you
  • Ability to think and problem solve in a team environment
  • Ability to organise self, plan and prioritise
  • Ability to communicate to stakeholders professionally
  • Opportunity to make a difference at Department of Education
  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hour week
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Good opportunity for growth
How To Apply

When applying you will need to:
  • Submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role
  • Attach an up-to-date resume (maximum of 5 pages)
Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Check.

This is a child-related role. As a condition of employment you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number and complete a National Criminal Record Check. Visit the website for more information.

Closing date: 3 weeks from ad live date, Wednesday 05/04/2023 at 11:59pm.

For role enquiries please contact: ecorecruitment@det.nsw.edu.au

We welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability. If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact the Diversity and Inclusion Team ( dandi@det.nsw.edu.au ) or visit NSW Department of Education Diversity and Inclusion .

A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 18 months.

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