Chandler Macleod

EL2 Director - Data Scientist_Data Ethicist

Job description

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced EL2 Director Data Scientist (Data Ethicist) to join a large Federal Government agency for a 12 month temporary assignment in Adelaide.

Job Overview

As an ethicist in the Data Policy and Ethics section, you will be a data ethics champion, working under limited direction of the National Manager and senior leaders.

You will apply your knowledge and understanding of data ethical considerations to undertake a review of the current Data Trust and Ethics Framework and associated DataTEST and deliver the second iteration. You will analyse and identify how to improve the current process to further embed the Framework throughout the agency. You will establish and implement this process.

You will enable and empower business teams to implement data ethics best practice in their

work, demonstrating how to apply the current 6 principles. You will support the agency embed ethically by design data and analytics activities to build community trust and confidence in our services.

You will use your knowledge and expertise to coach, develop and inspire team members within the Section and beyond in data trust and ethics with a customer centric focus. Data Ethicists will be responsible for conducting reviews and providing recommendations to the Data Trust and Ethics Committee

Key Duties

  • Experience with risk-based ethics governance frameworksor ethics policy development.
  • Experience developing ethical dataor AI processes and practices.
  • Able to analyse and consider the effectiveness of the current 6 principles in the Framework and DataTEST culminating in the delivery of the second iteration.
  • Able to identify and challenge un-safe, un-ethical approaches in a co-operative way, resolving any potential issues.
  • Able to provide impartial, user-centred perspectives, considering the trust and ethical implications of new technology and working methods
  • Able to provide assessments and views about the ethical basis of data initiatives within the agency and their impact on trust.
  • Develop clear and defined work plans and timeframes for self and business team
  • Able to simplify and clearly communicate data trust and ethics principles or concerns to stakeholders via conversation, documentation and presentations.
  • Communicate effectively and foster partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to impart expertise and inspire others
  • Demonstrate initiative, apply professional judgement, manage risks and problem solve.
  • Ability to self-research projects and initiatives.
  • Be able to establish clear work plans for self and provide relevant artefacts to support the development of iteration two of the Framework and DataTEST, and the implemented process.

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Adelaide
  • $105-$115 per hour + super
  • Temporary contract for 12 months, with possibility to extend
  • Fulltime hours between the hours of 7:00am to 19:00pm, 8 hours per day - Monday to Friday

****Applications close by 3pm Thursday 21st of July 2022.****

*** Please note the successful candidate for the role must hold Australian Citizenship and willing to complete a Federal Check ***

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