Senior Data Analyst, Planning and Forecasting at AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

  • Analysis, interpretation and articulation of data with a strategic orientation
  • Be valued for your strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Continuing full-time role based at the North Sydney campus

About the opportunity:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Data Analyst to join the Planning and Analytics team within the Office of Planning and Strategic Management to support the University’s load planning and forecasting activities .

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will provide evidence-based guidance to university management, faculties and portfolios to support load planning and forecasting to ensure its continued success. Additionally, you will be exposed to and support other staff on various strategic initiatives related to the University’s planning activities.

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will be valued for your data and consulting skills to provide guidance to the entire team and support key decisions through data and insight analysis. information. You will use your extensive experience in data analytics and the higher education sector to ensure effective and efficient delivery of results.

About the team:

The Office of Planning and Strategic Management (OPSM) is responsible for helping the University achieve its mission and vision through evidence-based decision-making and a strategic approach to planning, quality and risks. OPSM comprises four business units with complementary functions and expertise in strategy, risk and quality assurance, business intelligence and analytics.

OPSM’s Planning and Analysis team provides services related to strategic planning, institutional research, analysis, enrollment planning, institutional performance monitoring, student surveys and management of government reports.

About you:

We are looking for a Senior Data Analyst who can demonstrate:

  • Experience in planning and load forecasting, or equivalent in a large complex organization, preferably in the service sector
  • An ability to prepare high quality quantitative and qualitative reports, as well as briefing materials for technical and non-technical audiences and senior management.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and highly organized.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze larger sets of institutional data, including student profile, staff, and other teaching and learning data.
  • Proficiency in data analysis of large datasets using advanced skills in business intelligence tools Excel, SPSS and data and visualization packages, e.g. Excel, Power BI.
  • Well-developed analytical, data transformation and reporting skills, including the ability to capture, analyze, present and interpret relevant information to meet needs and be useful to various audiences.
  • Contribute to a range of institutional research activities including environmental analyses, SWOT analyses, market reports, opportunity assessments and business cases and analyze institutional performance against market forces to create competitive information.
  • Although not essential, experience with any coding language such as SQL, R or Python would be desirable.

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Total compensation estimated at $119,665 – $133,785 per year, including a salary component of $101,118 – $113,050 per year (level 8 higher education worker), employer contribution to pension pension and the cost of annual leave.

General inquiries can be sent to Kaushal Singh, National Director, Planning and Analysis at: [email protected]

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia can apply for this position.

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Sean N. Ayres