Careers at yourtown

Data Analyst

Job no: 494492
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Strategy, Research & Advocacy

yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.

Powered by yourtown, Kids Helpline is here for children and young people whenever they need us, anytime for any reason 24/7, through tailored mental health counselling services in line with their changing preferences for help-seeking.

Realise your potential at yourtown.

your opportunity

Reporting to the Performance and Evaluation manager the Senior Data Analyst will support program performance reporting services for yourtown and contribute to improving the delivery of services for clients, and the development of evidence-based practice.

In this role, you will:

  • Undertake good quality data and statistical analysis 
  • Use Power BI to develop data dashboards that meet the needs of stakeholders
  • Link tables and information across data sources.
  • Collect, analyse and report on program and service performance and trend data to support yourtown’s services and programs and strategic priorities
  • Identify areas for automation and/or improvement in data analysis and/or reporting and utilise technical skills in R, SQL, and PowerBI to progress agreed projects
  • Provide technical support to team members through detailed data analysis, ensuring high-quality information is provided to stakeholders; and
    Analyse data for the development and preparation of media messages, publications, and other resources.

what we are looking for

  • Bachelor level qualification in data analytics, economics, science or similar, coupled with demonstrated relevant experience.
    • The ability to use data visualisation software like Power BI to produce engaging analytics coupled with knowledge of R and SQL.
    • Strong numerical skills and a good understanding of statistics, performance reporting, and the use of statistical techniques to interpret and understand data.
    • Some exposure to the Health or Community sector due to the sensitivity of topics
  •  demonstrated ability to use the Microsoft Office suite of software to perform and present analytics.
    • Excellent relationship building and influential skills and the ability to story tell with data.
    • Strong written communication skills, with proven experience in preparing complex reports.

    your benefits
    When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.
    Your employment experience will include:
    • salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
    • flexible working arrangements
    • opportunities for internal and external professional development
    • free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
    • a genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
    • yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
    • access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
    • access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
    • an environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer

how to apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit: https://careers.yourtown.com.au/.

Contact: Kerry Smith | Talent Acquisition Specialist | kesmith@yourtown.com.au

Closes 21 February 2024

yourtown has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and we believe that Safeguarding is a shared responsibility of all, for all.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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