Sep 13, 2019

Senior Data Analyst

  • Clicks IT Recruitment
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Contractor Data Analytics

Job Description

This State Government department is seeking a Senior Data Analyst to join on an initial 6-month contract, with possible extension beyond that.

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will be ensuring timely reporting of metrics and increase data awareness/analysis of key initiatives. You will also be tasked with producing monthly reports, fulfill ad-hoc requests and undertake regular cleaning/transformation of data sets. 

Key Duties:

  • Provide reporting and analytics support to the leader of Data Strategy.
  • Work with stakeholders as required to ensure that outputs are fit for purpose and drive organizational decision making
  • Building relationships with key personnel across the business to understand the data landscape, and enhance data awareness and usage by stakeholders
  • Extract data from multiple organisational systems, ensuring data accuracy and integrity is maintained
  • Deliver meaningful analysis and insights as directed
  • Creating and maintaining structured data sets for on-going reporting, including the ability to create a script for automation where possible
  • Generate concise and accurate dashboards

About you:

  • Proficiency in organizational wide reporting, including report design, data analysis, and insights
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel; ability to proficiently create pivot tables, v-look-ups, logical statements, VBA code, etc.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft PowerBI; ability to proficiently DAX code to create DAX formulas, row-level security and administer workspaces.
  • Proven ability to understand and apply sound business acumen, translating complex data insights into simple actionable outcomes for personnel without a background or previous exposure to data.
  • Proven ability to work with structured and unstructured data sets and apply lateral thinking as to how to create meaningful insights.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize processes and tasks, including the ability to recognize and manage barriers, to achieve goals.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain sustainable relationships with people at all levels through forging useful partnerships across different business and functional areas.
  • Ability to identify gaps in information and to observe fine details.


Senior Data Analyst