Job Details
  • Reference375673A_1623223868
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted3 days ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an EL1 Data Analyst on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

Position Overview

Data and Analytics is a small, specialist team responsible for the development of data analysis, risk profiling and supporting various compliance and fraud tools and processes.

The purpose of this position is to undertake complex data analysis to detect fraud and non-compliance and provide technical support and insights on key issues within the department.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • work independently and as part of a small team to deliver outcomes.
  • development and gathering of complex requirements to develop risk profiles and data analysis products. You will use analytical tools such as SAS and Teradata to interrogate and combine dataset to detect and analyse fraud and non-compliance risks.
  • apply logical thought and problem-solving skills on both urgent tactical issues and more long-term projects.
  • process maps, procedures and supporting documentation for data analysis and reporting and undertake quality assurance processes and tasks.
  • bring extensive data analysis experience to contribute to the strategic direction of the branch's data analytics capability.

Skills & Experience:

  • Leadership
    • Supervision/coaching experience.
    • Leadership skills consistent with values contained in the NDIS Act 2013, NDIS Rules and the client's Values, Capabilities and Behaviours.
    • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, including developing staff and managing performance, and adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Contemporary attitude to Disability
    • Positive contemporary attitudes to people with disability.
    • High level understanding and knowledge of disability, and its impact on individuals
  • Systems
    • Competency with IT systems.
    • Extensive experience with data analysis tools and techniques
  • Collaboration
    • Work closely across teams (within the region or nationally) to deliver outcomes.
    • Work closely with peers and teams to provide expertise and assistance on complex matters
  • Communication
    • standing communication and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain networks.
    • Able to negotiate effectively by listening differing ideas and views to develop a clear understanding of the issues, and to present persuasive counterarguments
  • Service Orientation
    • Ability to manage your own performance.
    • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
    • Highly developed ability to synthesise and analyse complex information and make decisions.
    • Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Technical Skills
    • Ability analyse complex data sets to draw out meaning and insights.
    • Ability to use specialised software and tools to extract, analyse and report on data and issues.
    • Able to identify fraud risks and problem solve in a complex policy environment.
    • Able to work with non-technical staff to draw out and document requirements and explain complex technical concepts to broad audiences


  • Experience with complex data analysis
  • Experience using SAS, Teradata and other data analysis tools
  • Exposure to tool development and automation with Microsoft Excel, Access and VBA
  • A sound understanding of compliance and fraud detection practices
  • A sound understanding of the role and responsibilities of the Agency
  • A strong understanding of data preparation and analysis

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.