Data Analyst, Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector (VPSG4)

Job posted: 23/06/2022
Applications close: 07/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 1/6/2023

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Analyst

Reference: VG/DFFH/FVEC/606619JUN

Reference: VG/DFFH/FVEC/606619JUN

Occupation: Analyst

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)


Are you:

  • Able to extract and analyse data, design and prepare reports from the data, and design, prepare and deliver communications supported by the prepared reports? 
  • Able to analyse and translate data into a format that can be understood and interpreted with the purpose of communicating to a broad audience?
  • Able to provide strategic and high-quality policy and legislation advice on the basis of data?


An exciting opportunity exists for a Data Analyst on a Fixed Term basis in the Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector.

The Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector was established following the passage of the Act. The Act requires all Victorian public sector entities to report on and improve outcomes against a range of gender equality indicators and consider the gendered impacts of policies, programs and services.

The Commission supports the Public Sector Gender Equality Commissioner to oversee implementation and operation of the Act and promote gender equality in the public sector workforce and broader Victorian community.

The Commissioner assists entities to fulfil their obligations under the Act through education and the provision of guidance materials and support mechanisms. The Commissioner also has dispute resolution functions under the Act and is responsible for overseeing compliance.

As a Data Analyst, you will play a vital role in the operationalisation and ongoing administration of the Gender Equality Act 2020 (Vic) (Act). You will use data to help generate engagement, understanding and long-term cultural change.

The role requires a proactive self-starter with a good understanding of government processes and an ability to work in a complex, sensitive and fast paced environment.

The successful candidate will have the ability to collect, analyse and translate complex data, communicate effectively in written and verbal formats, deliver a range of tasks under pressure, and work well in a team environment. Experience in and/or understanding of using data to drive social policy outcomes, in particular gender equality, would be an advantage.

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:

  1. Significant experience in collecting and analysing complex data 
  2. Problem-solving
  3. Interpersonal and Communication skills
  4. Ability to maintain relationships 
  5. Teamwork

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria, qualifications and/or requirements for the role please refer to the attached Position Description.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) based on Pandemic (Workplace) Order 2022 (No. 8) directions as issued and updated from time to time.

Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and the duties performed. The department's policy (attached) outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the department. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required.  For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement. Please refer to the attached policy for more information - DFFH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy.



All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.


Data Analyst, Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 1/6/2023

Job classification:



Stefani Cooper | 0439 811 248

Data Analyst, Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector (VPSG4)