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Work Health and Safety Data Analyst (Permanent)

Location: Canberra, ACT Country: Australia Rate: $73,636 - $92,150

APS 5/6

$73,636 - $92,150 (plus super)

Brindabella Park, ACT

If you are a highly motivated Data Analyst with experience in the work health and safety context, or a comparable field, and have a passion for providing timely data analysis and advice to key decision makers, then this position would suit you.

Defence People Group are seeking motivated and experienced Work Health and Safety Data Analysts to join its Analysis and Reporting Capability. This position will provide detailed advice in relation to complex work health and safety reporting and contribute to strategic planning, program and project management and policy development. Defence provides a fair, flexible, safe and rewarding workplace with a focus on achieving outcomes, committed to investing in you, by providing a range of learning and development programs to help you reach your full potential while enjoying experiences and opportunities that you simply wouldn't get with any other organisation.

You'll be joining a team of people who are caring and supportive by nature. You will add value with a similarly positive, optimistic and open-minded approach. You must be able to work autonomously but will value teamwork and the support of those around you. You will exercise both initiative and judgement in the interpretation of policy and in the application of practices and procedures. Under the One Defence leadership you will be part of a culturally sensitive workplace which is respectful, trusted and proven to deliver always.

About You

As an APS 5/6 Work Health and Safety Data Analyst you will carry out a range of duties, including:

  • complex analysis and reporting using multiple data sources for environmental scanning, strategic projects and other ad hoc requests;
  • drawing insights from data, communicating those insights appropriate to the audience needs and making evidence based recommendations to inform decisions;
  • creating analytic intelligence products, including provider dashboards, to inform the prioritisation of organisational risks;
  • drafting briefing papers and analytical reports for internal stakeholders;
  • drafting, reviewing and quality assuring policies and procedures relevant to the team;
  • developing and maintaining internal professional relationships for the purpose of facilitating efficiencies in work outcomes;
  • contributing to planning activities for the purpose of ensuring individual and team outcomes are achieved and to assist with the management of complex projects;
  • contributing to improved data literacy for the organisation; and
  • mentoring, coaching and supporting other team members for the purpose of developing capability.

Benefits of the Role

As a Work Health Safety Data Analyst you will have the opportunity to challenge yourself thinking of ways to break through complex data to create solutions.

You will gain insights into the unique risks encountered in the Defence environment. You will become a crucial person in the organization that will influence senior management, who will depend on you to help make crucial decisions regarding steering the organization towards building safer and healthier workplaces.

About the Organisation

Defence People Group within the Department of Defence is responsible for Work Health and Safety policy and programs that have a strategic focus on the health and safety of all Defence personnel.

Application Closing Date: Monday 16 September 2019

Posted Date: 30 Sep 2019 Reference: JNDPG/03530/19 Company: Department of Defence Contact: Lawrie Page