Senior Data Analyst

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Senior Data Analyst

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    Government General

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    $700-$750/day + super

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    0449 790 116

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Northbridge Recruitment is looking for a driven and talented Senior Data Analyst to work within the NSW State Government on an initial 3-month contract with a view of extension.

Primary purpose of the role

The position conducts and supports research and analysis projects led by the evaluation unit within the department. Our evaluations aim to provide evidence about the impacts of a range of education policies and programs.
Key accountabilities
  • Conduct/support research and analysis projects that use quantitative methods to support the strategic priorities of the department. Projects must be completed within agreed timelines.
  • Communicate analysis findings and advice to stakeholders using a variety of written, verbal and visual methods, and to publication standards.
  • Review internal and external analysis projects to ensure methodological rigour, transparency and effectiveness.
  • Build effective relationships and work collaboratively with key stakeholders
Essential requirements
  • Post-graduate qualifications in a quantitative discipline, such as statistics, economics or psychology.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of econometrics (e.g. instrumental variables, regression discontinuity designs, difference-in-differences estimators), psychometrics (e.g. Rasch models, confirmatory factor analysis, test equating methods) and/or complex survey data (e.g. multi-stage sampling, survey weights).
  • Demonstrated experience using statistical software packages (e.g. Stata, R, SPSS).
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the department's Aboriginal education policies
  • Working with Children Check for paid employment
Next Steps 

This is for an immediate start so do not delay APPLY now below, or email for further information.

Ronny Thai
Recruitment Consultant
Number: 0449 790 116
Suite 1.15, 98 Gloucester Street,
The Rocks, Sydney NSW, 2000 Australia

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“We encourage people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate based on disability.”
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE for this role. Australian PR or Citizenship is required.