Data Analyst (VPSG3)

Job posted: 19/02/2021
Applications close: 27/02/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 6 months

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Analyst

Reference: VG/80007630DXT

Reference: VG/80007630DXT

Occupation: Analyst

Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Data Analyst

  • Annual Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956 per annum plus superannuation
  • Tenure: Fixed Term (6 months)
  • Employment Type:  Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD (flexibility may be available)


About the team

The People and Business Services Division provides business enabling people and corporate services functions, to drive a high-performance culture and to support integrated operations.


About the Opportunity

The Data Analyst is responsible for the analysis and translation of people, safety, employment, biographical and organisational workforce data. A key feature of this role is to collect, analyse and translate HR data in response to requests from across the Transport department and portfolio.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Collate, review and analyse people and safety data collected from various sources across the department and portfolio i.e. people data, diversity information, safety data, risk and audit reports, and various surveys.
  • Analyse and translate data into a format that can be understood and interpreted with the purpose of communicating to a broad audience.
  • Extract and prepare data from HR and other corporate systems for various HR reporting requirements and analysis where required.
  • Respond to reporting requests submitted by the business and provide support to stakeholders as required.
  • Exercise professional judgement about the application of policies and procedures, or the selection of choices within these.


About you:

  • Well-developed conceptual and analytical ability. Ability to translate, communicate and display data in a way that is creative and easy to understand.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver quality, accurate HR reporting and analysis to address the department's needs.
  • Problem-solving skills. Seeks all relevant information for problem solving; investigates and probes for the facts; liaises with stakeholders; analyses issues from information available; identifies and proposes workable solutions to problems.
  • High level of attention to detail, with proven initiative and the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective working relationships and confidently communicate in a clear and concise manner.



  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant or a related discipline.
  • Strong HR reporting capabilities
  • Advanced skills in Excel


Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.


How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Applications close 11.59pm on Sunday, 28 February 2021. 

We thank you for your continued interest, please be advised we will only be accepting new applications that meet the criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please get in touch with Carrie Doecke, Team Leader Reporting at carrie.doecke@transport.vic.gov.au       

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Data Analyst (VPSG3)

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Full time / 6 months

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Carrie Doecke | carrie.doecke@transport.vic.gov.au

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