The NSW Institute of Sport [NSWIS] is a high-performance sporting organisation that supports Australian athletes to become world’s best. We reach all regions of NSW with an Olympic and Paralympic training facility based at Sydney Olympic Park and high-performance hubs across NSW that provide world class daily training environments for our athletes and coaches. Our experts work in collaboration with partners within the national sporting system to create and deliver high performance support services and environments to prepare athletes and coaches for international competition.
About the role
NSWIS aspires to be a leader in sport intelligence and technology and is offering an exciting opportunity to fill a Senior Data Scientist role until 31 December 2024. The role will provide data science services and expertise to internal and external client groups by executing high value data science initiatives. A strong focus will be continuing to build and increase the data analytics capability within NSWIS and lead projects focused on organisational and athlete performance.
This role will play a significant part in the ongoing execution and development of the NSWIS data science road map ensuring NSWIS develops an international reputation as a progressive leader and provides our athletes with access to world class performance environments and services. Specifically, the role will deliver technical excellence in statistics and various data sources, platforms and software and deliver solution and insights.
This is a fulltime position with an immediate start, offering a competitive salary which will be negotiable based on the successful candidates experience and demonstrated competency.
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For further information about the role and the key accountabilities please see the job description.
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If you would like to enquire about the role please contact Kirsten Thomson, Director, Corporate and Communications on 9763 0222.
To apply complete your application via the https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/ by midnight 21 February 2021. Only those applications which address the selection criteria and focus capabilities will be considered by the Selection Panel. Anticipated interviews will be conducted the week beginning 1st March 2021.
For more information about the NSW Institute of Sport please visit www.nswis.com.au.
Commitment to Diversity
The NSW Institute of Sport is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce which reflects our community, sport partners and athletes. We encourage applications from suitable candidates including; of all ages, genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, veterans, refugees, LGBTIQ+ community and people with disability.