Vacancy: Data Analyst

30 Jan 2024


Full-time contract until 30 June 2025
ASO4 - $75,430 - $79,070 

Do you:

  • Have a passion for translating data into stories to make a meaningful impact to South Australian consumers?
  • Have an inquiring mind and are detail-orientated?
  • Thrive on working in a small, collaborative team in a flexible environment?

The Commission is looking for a professional and inquisitive Data Analyst to join our Digital Transformation Group.  If you are ethical, responsive, accountable, have an inquiring mind and enjoy building inclusive relationships, this position may be for you.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Regulatory Information, the Data Analyst is responsible for contributing to the development of a Regulatory Intelligence (RI) system, which comprises a centralised information repository, and a suite of analytical tools and economic models.

To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience in gathering and collating data from a variety of sources and undertaking data analysis, which will require highly developed Microsoft Excel or Power BI skills and experience with the wider Microsoft Office suite. Your ability to work to a high degree of accuracy with a methodical approach, willingness to learn new concepts, and effective communication skills should be evident in your application.

A relevant tertiary qualification (statistics, business, information technology, economics or related discipline) is desired for this position. 

About the Commission 

The Commission adds long-term value to the South Australian community by meeting its objective through independent, ethical and expert regulatory decisions and advice. We are a statutory authority established as an independent economic regulator and advisory body to protect the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services. 

Our role incorporates licensing, consumer protection, service standards, pricing, monitoring, compliance and public reporting in the water, electricity and gas industries, and access regulation of essential ports and rail infrastructure. We also provide advice and conduct Inquiries to inform the South Australian Government on economic and regulatory policy issues, and provide advice to local government.

What we can offer 

The Commission and the South Australian public sector promote diversity and flexible ways of working, including part-time, remote and hybrid working arrangements.

We support our employees to deliver high quality outcomes by genuinely providing a great work culture, fostering employee relations and valuing health and wellbeing. We also offer all staff ongoing professional development and access to generous learning and development provisions. 
We are committed to an inclusive workplace that values diversity, and actively promote a culturally safe workplace by developing and implementing inclusion-based action plans, including a Reconciliation Action Plan and Disability Access Inclusion Plan.

In addition, the Commission is proudly White Ribbon Australia accredited and adopts a zero-tolerance approach to towards domestic violence and disrespectful behaviours of any kind in the workplace and in the broader community. 

How to apply 

Applications must include a resume and a cover letter of no more than 500 words that outline how your skills will complement the role (as described in the position description) and our organisation.

For further information about the role, please contact Peter Lim, Manager, Regulatory Information on 08 8389 8826 or via email to [email protected].

Applications should be addressed to Rachel Wilkinson, Manager, People and Corporate via email to [email protected]

Applications close Sunday, 18 February at 11.00pm.