Strategic Data and Analytics Manager (VPSG6.1)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 21/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 2 years

Organisation: State Library of Victoria

Salary: $120,692 - $141,102

Occupation: Consulting and Strategy

Reference: VG/SLV/ENA/1551006

Reference: VG/SLV/ENA/1551006

Occupation: Consulting and Strategy

Salary Range: $120,692 - $141,102

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

We believe that access to information and stories builds knowledge, strengthens community and inspires our future. Our recent redevelopment transformed our services and spaces, enhancing our role as a driver of Victoria’s education, innovation, tourism and creative industries. As the world enters a time of unprecedented change, this capacity to transform and adapt has never been more important as we support the community to navigate a fundamentally changed, post-COVID-19 world.

Our vision: a library for all in a changing world.

  • An exciting opportunity for a passionate advocate to promote the value of data and build a community of practice for analysis across the organisation
  • 2-year fixed term, full-time role based in Melbourne CBD
  • Attractive VPS 6.1 salary between $120,692 - $141,102 + 10% superannuation


About the opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Strategy, the Strategic Data and Analytics Manager oversees the ongoing development of the Library's Azure data and Salesforce platforms and leads its performance reporting framework. Your key accountabilities are:

  • Lead the development of the data strategy and roadmap and ensure its integration with the Library's strategic planning process, and the resulting business strategy and plans.
  • Provide a single point of coordination and oversight for all data initiatives.
  • Ensure that the Library is developing the data assets and capabilities that will be needed to survive and thrive in the midterm and long term.
  • Act as a champion and change agent in leading the organisational changes required to create and sustain data literacy throughout the Library.
  • Implement a data governance framework, with focus on organisation, policies, principles, standards, and governance metrics.
  • Establish trust and credibility by operating in a collaborative manner and employing previous experiences to help the Library achieve its data related objectives.

For more information about the role, please refer to the position description.


About you

As our ideal candidate: you will have/be:

  • A track record in in developing and implementing data strategies, and driving and championing data-driven decision-making, supporting broader organisational transformation, which deliver outcomes for community
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing data governance and driving change (highly desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in more than one business intelligence software (Power BI, Tableau and Qlik)
  • Demonstrated experience in using and promoting cloud technologies (Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and/or Google Cloud Platform)
  • A result-oriented team leader with a big picture focus and an inquisitive mind
  • A problem solver with excellent analytical and system thinking skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in information management, business analytics, information technology, mathematics, statistics, data science or a similar discipline

State Library Victoria promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, people from cultural and linguistical diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ people and people of all ages and abilities to apply.


Culture and Benefits

We are committed to developing and supporting a high performing workforce and an inclusive work environment. As a State Library Victoria employee, you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career advancement opportunities across a range of disciplines: information management, conservation, preservation, digitisation, curatorship, philanthropy, communications, information technology, strategy, policy, governance, finance and procurement, human resources and more
  • Transparent performance framework – approach your work with confidence in how you are tracking, working to professional development plans agreed on by you and your manager
  • Professional development opportunities, including assignments and secondments opportunities, internal and external learning opportunities and Victorian Public Sector employee networks (e.g. diversity & inclusion groups, new ways of working group, etc)
  • Generous leave entitlements, including 20 days of annual leave, 18 days of paid personal leave, 14 weeks of paid parental leave, purchased leave, study leave, multicultural leave, family violence leave and more
  • Flexible working arrangements, including changes in hours of work, patterns of work and work area
  • Salary packaging, including salary sacrifice arrangements
  • Discount on public transport
  • Health and wellbeing programs, including employee assistance program, annual flu vaccination

Find out more about our inclusion, diversity and access initiatives.


About us

State Library Victoria is overseen by Creative Victoria, part of the Victorian Government's Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, and reports to the Minister for Creative Industries.

It is Australia's oldest public library. Over more than 160 years, we have collected almost 5.5 million items including books, manuscripts, serials, photographs, artworks, maps and ephemera. Each year we add more than 70,000 heritage items to the Library's rich collection.

We strengthen communities and inspire participation with a full calendar of free exhibitions, events, talks, workshops and children's programming every season.

Our staff are passionate, motivated, professional, welcoming and proud to work in one of Melbourne's most prized architectural jewels and best-loved cultural icons. We treasure our rich heritage and collection, and are excited by the Library's future as a place that inspires possibilities for all Victorians.

Find out more about our values, goals and strategy.


How to apply

Please click the Apply button to submit your application via Careers.Vic, attaching the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter (maximum 3 pages) summarising how you meet the key selection criteria in the position description

For a confidential discussion, please contact Alix Massina on 0421 948 515 or email amassina@slv.vic.gov.au.

We want all applicants to have an equal opportunity to demonstrate that they are the best person for the job. If you require an adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the People and Projects team on +61(3) 8664 7000 or email employment@slv.vic.gov.au.

Applications close AET 11:59pm Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Strategic Data and Analytics Manager (VPSG6.1)

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Full time / 2 years

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Alix Massina (she/her) on 0421 948 515 | amassina@slv.vic.gov.au

Strategic Data and Analytics Manager (VPSG6.1)