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Data Analyst: Sydney, NSW

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Specialisterne Australia offers an alternative pathway for people on the autism spectrum to connect with employers who recognise and value the contributions and talents that individuals on the spectrum can bring to their organisations.

We are excited to partner with Transport for NSW in their search for a Data Analyst from our community of autistic candidates.

About Transport for NSW

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. At Transport, we’re passionate about making NSW a better place to live, work and visit. 

Our vision is of a connected roads and public transport network that has higher capacity and gives people the freedom to choose how and when they get around, no matter where they live and work. 

Right now, we’re delivering a $72 billion infrastructure program over the next four years – the largest this nation has ever seen – to keep people and goods moving, connect communities and shape the future of our cities, centres and regions. 

At Transport, we’re also committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. Visit us at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/

About the Agency

Our organisation is comprised of numerous integrated divisions that focus on achieving community outcomes for the greater good and on putting our customers at the centre and our people at the heart of everything we do.

Role title

Data Analyst (Grade 3)

Tenure

Full-time role with hours anywhere between 8:00-6:00pm.

Location of role

This role is based at 231 Elizabeth Street Sydney, NSW. There will be flexible work from home arrangements, with a few days in the office and a few days working from home. There will be a requirement to sometimes attend the office for meetings and projects etc. No local or interstate travel is required.

Objective

The role provides business support within the team, performing various tasks such as data analysis, dashboards and documenting systems.

What you will do

The Data Analyst will be responsible for achieving and maintaining high standards of service delivery in liaison with clients and team members, managing time and prioritising issues, and dealing with work peaks and pressures.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, maintain and manage documentation for dashboards and data across various aspects of the portfolio while keeping up to date with new processes or system changes.
  • Build functionality to enable access to data, such as forms, using various technology solutions, including excel and data platforms.
  • Perform data reconciliation in relation to financial data from external stakeholders, is a key part of the role.
  • Monitor data tables, interrelationships and integrity to improve the quality of dashboards and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintain a high standard of service and good working relationships with the Team, related managers and staff from across the Transport Cluster, and external contacts.
  • Be an agile member of the Team and accept opportunities for learning to increase knowledge and capacity.

Specialisterne Australia exists because autistic candidates are being overlooked for employment, largely due to the many barriers that autistic candidates come up against when competing for employment in typical recruitment practices.

Specialisterne has created an end-to-end recruitment and employee support framework that removes those typically found barriers, and replaces them with practical, demonstrative assessments and activities whereby candidates, over a patient process, have the opportunity to:

 

  • better understand the requirements of the roles they are competing for to assess if they are the right opportunities for them
  • meet team members and managers throughout the process
  • connect with others who have previously gained employment via this program
  • demonstrate through practical assessments and activities their motivation and suitability for the available roles over a patient process
  • ‘show’ what they can do (not just tell someone what you can do)

At Specialisterne Australia our values are Respect, Clarity, Accommodation, and Accessibility. We keep these in mind in all that we do.  We work with our partner employers to promote and sustain a diverse and inclusive workforce.  To support you further throughout your journey, we provide a mentor and buddy, and we work with you to tailor an individual plan to accommodate your needs in the workplace, also providing a period of support for both you and your future employer, ensuring a successful transition into your new role.

 

Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Australia. Our partner employers do not handle applications directly for these opportunities.

Location of roles

This role is offered in Sydney, NSW only, however applicants prepared to relocate for employment are encouraged to apply.

Applicant Requirements

Must have

To apply for these roles, these things are essential:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a diagnosis of autism (including autism spectrum disorder; Asperger’s Syndrome; Autistic Disorder or PDD-NOS).
  • Australian citizenship required.
  • All staff are required to undertake police checks.
  • There may be a requirement to be fully vaccinated or hold a medical exemption.
  • Must live within a daily commutable distance to the location of the role.

Should have

These things are important to have:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • An affinity for numbers/good financial numeracy
  • Well-structured written communication skills
  • Strong Data visualisation skills
  • Experience in all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite of software, particularly Excel and Power BI
  • Good understanding of how to properly clean a dataset
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Qualification in computer science

Nice to have

These things are not essential, but if you have them that’s great:

  • Knowledge in the use of scripting languages and tools such as SQL, VBA, Tableau, Python and Power Automate
  • Previous experience in data cleansing and reconciliation of data sets
  • Previous experience generating reports and dashboards to communicate key insights to internal and/or external stakeholders

Application Process

Before you can apply for jobs through Specialisterne Australia, you must first register with us as an eligible candidate using the form below.  You only need to do this once, existing candidates already registered using this form can proceed to login at the candidate portal.  To commence the registration process, please make sure you have the required documents stated below:

 

  1. Evidence of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Evidence could be a Diagnostic Assessment or a letter from a treating medical practitioner.
  1. Proof of Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residence Visa. Accepted documents are one of the following:
  • Australian Birth Certificate
  • Current Australian Passport
  • Certificate of Australian Citizenship
  • Permanent Residency Visa in Australia (excluding bridging visas)

NEW CANDIDATES

Upload your documents using the form provided on this page below.  A member of our team will check your eligibility and you will then be sent a link to complete an online registration form with Specialisterne Australia.  After you have completed your registration form, you will be sent a link to the candidate portal to upload supporting documents and apply for our jobs.

EXISTING CANDIDATES

If you have already registered as an eligible candidate with Specialisterne Australia using the form below and have an account, you can login to your account in the candidate portal to apply for the jobs or opportunities you are most interested in. A link to the candidate portal is contained in the form provided on this page below.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to find out more about the roles while participating in activities and assessments delivered by Specialisterne and our partner employers to determine their suitability for the various opportunities.

 

At the conclusion of the Talent Program activities, successful candidates will be offered employment. If you are unsuccessful, you may be considered for other Specialisterne opportunities.

Talent Program activities will be delivered online in a virtual assessment centre environment and therefore candidates are expected to have use of their own computer with a webcam and microphone, and have access to the internet in order to participate.

Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Australia. Our partner employers do not handle applications directly for these opportunities.

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