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95-2-21 - APS5 Data Analyst, APS6 Senior Data Analyst, Small and Family Business Division

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Small and Family Business Division (Payment Performance Branch)

The Division provides policy advice to Government and other portfolios on small and family business issues and delivers initiatives to assist the Government develop a competitive and productive environment for small and family businesses.
The Payment Performance Branch provides advice on payment times to small business from large businesses and governments through the Payment Times Procurement Connected Policy and the Payments Times Reporting Scheme (the Scheme). The Branch also supports the Payment Times Reporting Regulator, providing regulatory oversight of the Scheme, including delivery of supporting ICT infrastructure, as well as compliance and enforcement of the Scheme.
The Scheme requires large businesses to report twice yearly on their payment times to small businesses. Content of the Payment Times Reports will be available on a public Register, allowing small businesses and the public to review the information and choose with whom they do business.

About the Role

The office of the Regulator is currently in the process of being fully established within the Branch. This is an exciting opportunity to be joining the Branch and helping to build and implement the regulatory functions of the Scheme in support of the Regulator.

We are seeking to fill the role of Data Analyst and Senior Data Analyst. These roles play a key role in ensuring data quality control that underpins the operations of the Scheme and improves the Regulators’ ability to assess and report on compliance with the Scheme.

The successful candidate for the APS6 Senior Data Analyst will have experience managing data assets, business intelligence and systems strategies to support implementation and management of the Scheme.

The APS5 Data Analyst, working to the Senior Data Analyst, will have some experience in this context.

Working in a high-paced environment, the successful candidates will have responsibility for:

  • management and maintenance of (or contribution to) data and the business intelligence strategies to support the Regulator’s use of data to conduct investigations and audits;
  • undertaking data procurement activities and ensuring the quality of data meets internal requirements;
  • design and testing of data analytics to identify non-compliance;
  • data analysis for the configuration and maintenance of the Payment Times Reporting register capability;
  • provision of expert advice on data management and data improvement strategies;
  • analysis, publication and presentation of payment times reporting data;
  • ability to work with and draw meaningful insights from data in a variety of formats; and
  • developing (or contributing to) briefings, reports and providing advice to deliver fit for purpose solutions.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

This position requires experience using analytical and visualisation tools such as Power BI or equivalent.

The following would be considered desirable:

  • experience with customer relationship management tools such as MS Dynamics; and/or
  • experience with database modelling, including skills in SQL or similar programming language; and/or
  • experience working with data governance and management frameworks.

Relevant tertiary qualifications relating to Information & Knowledge Management, Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Econometrics, Economics, and other fields with a strong quantitative component would be considered desirable.

The successful candidate will be also be able to demonstrate their ability to:

  • be proactive in critically analysing information, generating innovative solutions, and sharing ideas;
  • work flexibly to tight timeframes, recognising changes in priorities while remaining engaged and productive;
  • effectively communicate both verbally in in writing, including the ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience;
  • work collaboratively with, and contribute to a high performing team; and
  • maintain strong, professional working relationships with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external to the department.


Employees of the Treasury are required to be Australian citizens and must hold a current security clearance or successfully complete a clearance prior to commencement.

How to apply

Please refer to the Position Description for further information about this opportunity and how to apply.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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