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Graduate or Early Career Statistical Consultant - Data Analysis Australia

  • 13 Apr 2023 12:23 PM
    Message # 13166040

    Graduate or Early Career Statistical Consultant

    Data Analysis Australia is seeking a Graduate or Early Career Statistical Consultant to join our consulting team. We are searching for someone who has qualifications in statistics or data science, loves problem solving, wishes to work in a variety of areas and enjoys learning new skills.

    Established in Western Australia in 1988, Data Analysis Australia is a well-respected consulting firm providing statistical and data science consulting services across a range of industries and clients. We have built a reputation of trust and deliver high‑quality work in everything that we do.

    The successful candidate will be involved in applying statistical, analytical and data science knowledge to a wide range of real-world problems in a team based, commercial environment. You will work with our team of passionate statisticians and data scientists to deliver data driven insights for our clients. As we are a small consultancy, you will be involved in all elements of the project life-cycle. You will utilise your unique talents and skills.

    With a friendly and dedicated team, Data Analysis Australia offers an environment in which to grow your career and to develop your skills. We provide a number of benefits including a genuine work-life balance and free parking available at our office. The available role is a permanent position with the ability to be flexible and commence part time if required (for example, to complete your studies).

    Role Description

    Provide a professional consulting service by working on a variety of projects that are largely statistical, data science or data analytical in nature, under the direction of and/or in collaboration with other consultants. Duties include whole-of-project activities, such as:

    • ·         Consulting with clients from a variety of industries.
    • ·         Data manipulation, transformation and preparation for analysis.
    • ·         Statistical analysis & modelling.
    • ·         Survey design and analysis, including sampling.
    • ·         Coding with R, Python or similar.
    • ·         Data visualisation and dashboard development.
    • ·         Writing reports and contributing to presentation of findings to clients.
    • ·         Ongoing on-the-job training and other professional development.
    You are not expected to have experience in all the above, but must be willing to show initiative and take on new tasks and activities as required. 
    The expectations of the role will depend on your experience and the appointment will be made on a best fit basis, so please feel free to apply if the position is of interest to you either as a graduate or if you have more experience.

    Desirable Qualities

    1. Applied statistical and/or data science knowledge, demonstrated through an appropriate degree.
    2. Critical thinking skills and initiative.
    3. Experience in coding (R or Python preferred).
    4. Experience with other data analytic or visualisation software (or similar).
    5. Experience with Microsoft Office software (such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
    6. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
    7. Ability to communicate effectively with others, including both technical and non‑technical stakeholders.

    Note that it is not essential to have experience in all the above qualities. There will be many opportunities to learn and develop new skills on the job.

    How to Apply

    Applications must include:
    1. Cover letter addressing the desirable qualities above.
    2. Current CV, including details of eligibility to work in Australia and Citizenship status.
    3. Academic Transcript.
    Please note that we can only offer the role to someone who is eligible to work in Australia, for example, is an Australian Citizen or holds a Permanent Residency visa.

    Please address your application to:

    Dr John Henstridge   
    Queries to: (08) 9468 2533

    More information on Data Analysis Australia is at

    Applications close at 11am AWST on Wednesday 26th April 2023. We reserve the right to extend the deadline if required. Please note, the interview process may commence before the application close date.

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