Mar 24, 2021

Data Analyst/Statistician

  • Aurec
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
Contract Mathematics, Statistics & Information Science

Job Description

  • Secure your contract for the new year!
  • Baseline security clearance required
  • 6 month contract with potential extension


Our client has an exciting opportunity for someone to join their team starting early 2021. They are currently undertaking a Digital Review and require the services of a highly experienced data analyst/statistician to undertake a range of complex analytical tasks and to assist in the development and management of data collections and surveys.

In particular, the data analyst/statistician will be expected to:

  • Undertake complex data analysis of survey data collected as part of the Digital Review;
  • Undertake novel analysis of data to support the identification of trends and insights that will be included in the Digital Review's reports;
  • Support our client in developing new data collections and surveys using best practice in the design of collection instruments and supporting conceptual frameworks;
  • Support our client in managing data collections while they are in the field, during data entry/validation and in developing outputs and other tabulations;
  • Produce high quality written analysis of data collected to support the requirements of the Digital Review; and
  • Undertake other data related/statistical tasks as required.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Highly developed statistical analysis and data reporting skills to support the development of sophisticated statistical products and indepth analyses of diverse datasets.
  • Proven expertise in the management of major statistical collections and surveys - in the public and/or private sectors - and comprehensive knowledge of statistical collection methodologies, editing/validation techniques and reporting styles to suit different audiences. (At least 5 years experience as a statistician/data analyst.)
  • Support collection activities with specialist advice on the design and implementation of collection instruments, methods, tools and management in a distributed stakeholder environment
  • Development of high-quality reporting products in PowerBI.


  • Tertiary qualifications in statistics, mathematics, economics or applied data analysis
  • Understanding of the Federal Government's digital and ICT policies and guidelines. Highly developed strategic thinking.
  • Communication: Ability to express thoughts clearly and succinctly, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and with those outside the organisation. Ability to make statistical insights accessible and understandable to a wide audience - clear and unambiguous presentations.
  • Creativity, Clear Thinking, intuitive and Logical Problem-solving: structured and methodical approach to the identification of patterns and connections between issues/situations that are not obviously related in order to understand complex situations and solve problems.
  • Display sound, logical and structured thinking. Willingness and ability to adopt innovative solutions to challenging tasks.

Australian Citizenship/Baseline Security clearance essential.


Data Analyst