Department of Regional NSW
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Manager Product Dev & Data Analytics

Manager Product Dev & Data Analytics

  • 500391
  • Information and Communications Technology

• Are you passionate about the use of data and looking to build a career that will allow you to have a genuinely positive impact on how decisions are made?
• Do you want to be part of a team driving the standard for a collaborative, coordinated, and consistent approach to using data?
• Do you have experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders?

Strategy, Corporate and Performance is currently seeking an experienced Product Development & Data Analytics Manager to join the Intelligence, Data and Evidence team! This exciting opportunity will suit someone who is up for a challenge and ready to be part of something new.

• Temporary full-time opportunity available for 3 years, flexible working options available- the choice is yours!
• A Talent Pool will also be created for future vacancies over the next 18 months
• Salary ranging from $131,094 to $151,609pa + super
• Location: We have offices all across Regional NSW!

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

Full role description

The opportunity

The Department of Regional NSW is seeking a motivated individual to provide leadership on data policy and management.

In this role, you will
• Lead a dynamic team in designing data architecture across the Group’s database and analytics platforms, working closely with application vendors and IT service providers within the cluster agency.
• Ensure data is managed in compliance with policy and/or regulatory obligations and that the backlog of data and information products is prioritized and planned
• Act as Data Steward and ensure awareness, accessibility, release, appropriate use, security and management of data and leads initiatives that promote and encourage use of available data and information assets
• Manage the process to understand and address risks and issues to be treated for effective data and information product sharing
• Manage and contribute to the development and implementation of data assets, reporting on issues and key milestones, benefit realization and performance measures; and managing associated budgets to ensure project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget to a high standard
• Establish and maintain stakeholder relationships through effective communication, negotiation and issues management to engage stakeholders and ensure project deliverables are met
• Research, build and deploy systems and processes for the acquisition, management and dissemination of data and information products and review and refine to meet project specific objective

About you
There are some essential things we are looking for:
• Demonstrated experience in information management
• Knowledge of advanced data analytics, data science and/or data engineering techniques
• Familiarity with one or more quantitative analytical software packages or programs, especially R, PowerBI and SQL
• Show initiative and work collaboratively towards a shared outcome
• An ability to foster strong working relationships in a cross-government work environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What's on Offer?
• We value our people. Work is meant to be enjoyed! We believe in a flexible and relaxed working environment allowing people to operate in a manner that cultivates a friendly culture and reduces stress levels.
• A culture of ambition, support, and inclusivity. We are passionate about what we do, and we want to work with those who share that same drive. We promote an open-door policy and encourage collaboration between all staff.

In addition to the opportunity to make your mark within our awesome team, we believe in a flexible and relaxed working environment. We offer, believe in, and promote a culture of ambition, support, and inclusivity. We are passionate about what we do, and we want to work with those who share that same drive.

Joining Department of Regional NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

Who is the Department of Regional NSW? Why work for us?
Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

To find out more about our department, please visit website or LinkedIn.

Applying is Easy!
To apply simply attach a current resume (of no more than five pages) plus a cover letter (no more than two pages) which demonstrates how your previous experience and capabilities make you an ideal candidate for this role.

For more information about the role, please click here to view the role description.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Jade Aitken at 

Closing Date: 11:55PM 14 August 2022

Additional Information:

Applications must be lodged electronically via the Department’s recruitment system, Page-Up. A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

If you are viewing this advertisement on LinkedIn, please click ‘Apply’ to access more information about this role via the I Work for NSW website.

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