Business Analyst (Information Co-ordinator) (VPSG4)

Job posted: 13/11/2020
Applications close: 26/11/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Police

Salary: $86,558 - $98,210

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/E20012399

Reference: VG/E20012399

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $86,558 - $98,210

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

The Forensic Intelligence & IT Management Unit provides the intelligence function of the Forensic Services Department (FSD) and provides strategy and support for FSD’s IT infrastructure.

Victoria Police

Forensic Services Department

Forensic Intelligence & IT Management Unit

VPS-4 Ongoing role available

About the role:

The purpose of this role is to support to various clients across the Forensic Services Department through the development and regular provision of business reports, extracts and dashboards. Stakeholder engagement skills and individual initiative will be required.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Developing and running queries, processes and reports primarily using SAS-EG, but also with other query and data management tools, including QL and open source languages.
  • Analysing FSD data and cleansing as required.
  • Developing and applying knowledge and understanding of FSD and other Victoria Police systems and datasets, integrating data from multiple sources into cohesive, business-oriented outputs.
  • Liaising and working with VPFSD clients to produce tailored reports, often within short timeframes.
  • Liaising and working with other partners within VPFSD and Victoria Police more broadly on projects relating to development of new business insights, applying contemporary analytics techniques to capitalise on data holdings.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification, preferably in data analytics and statistics.
  • Experience in working in a scientific setting.
  • Highly developed skills in developed queries and integrated analytics products within SAS, SQL and open source coding languages.
  • Strong communication and engagement skills to glean analytics needs and present developed product.
  • Excellent abilities to identify opportunities and develop methodologies to supply analytics to scientist and law enforcement consumers.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • Position will be located at 31 Forensic Drive Macleod 3085.
  • Commencing salary will be at base level of salary range.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a DNA sample (buccal swab) for use in laboratory quality control procedures (elimination purposes only).
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Thursday 26th November 2020.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through the Job Skills Exchange (JSE) website or the Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic). Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

For further information on this role please contact: Tamara Fitzpatrick via email tamara.fitzpatrick@police.vic.gov.au

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email hr.fsd@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 9450-9760.

About Us:

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. 

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. 

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and support flexible working arrangements

Find out what it is like working as a Victorian Public Servant for Victoria Police: https://www.police.vic.gov.au/vps

Business Analyst (Information Co-ordinator) (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

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Tamara Fitzpatrick | tamara.fitzpatrick@police.vic.gov.au

Business Analyst (Information Co-ordinator) (VPSG4)