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Data Analyst

  • Western Suburbs SA


Based in Port Adelaide, the Data Analyst will be responsible for reporting information, to support strategic and operational decisions, through the application of data analysis technologies, methodologies and techniques.

Working with the business, the data analyst will help to improve the quality and efficiency of data systems by making recommendations about the preferred methods to obtain, analyse, validate and report business data and working through processes of improvement and change.


  • Use data modelling techniques to visualise and represent data, its relationships and rules to improve its consistency and integrity.
  • Analyse, interpret complex internal and external datasets, and make recommendations for business reporting.
  • Manage/implement any required data cleansing activities.
  • Liaise with information management support and external providers to develop data dumps and standardise reporting parameters.
  • Liaise with senior management and business units to identify reporting gaps and develop strategies to rectify these gaps.
  • Ensure any contract and legislative reporting requirements are completed on time.
  • Strive for continuous improvement in data capture and management practices by identifying, reporting and developing opportunities for improvement.
  • Coordinate, prioritise and plan activities and site visits.
  • Conduct presentations, liaise with customers and meet deadlines.
  • Participate in the preparation and development of operational and ad-hoc reports to stakeholders as required.
  • Review, plan, develop, implement and maintain documentation, records and processes as necessary.


  • Tertiary level education in Computing, Statistics, Economics or related fields (minimum Diploma, or Degree).
  • Relevant data analysis certifications.
  • Current SA drivers licence.
  • Current DCSI Child Related Employment Screening.
  • Vaccinations to meet the requirements for working in Residential Aged Care facilities e.g. Influenza, COVID (willing to be vaccinated).
  • Proven experience in data visualisation software Tableau and other tools such as ODBC, Power BI or other BI/Reporting software.

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. We would like the successful candidate to commence as soon as possible! If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.


UnitingSA is a not-for-profit organisation that provides aged care, housing and community services to over 16,000 people across regional and metropolitan South Australia. With more than 1000 employees and volunteers, UnitingSA delivers high quality services to people from diverse backgrounds as we strive towards our vision of a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish.


A career with UnitingSA will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of people in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of respect, compassion, courage and integrity.

We ensure our staff are well supported, celebrated and compensated through:

  • Salary packaging, which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay per year.
  • “Together we can” Workplace Wellness Program (including leadership development, counselling support, special leave provisions, flexible work arrangements, physio program)
  • An Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service.
  • Professional development and study leave

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Due to COVID-19, UnitingSA are taking necessary precautions to minimise the risk to our candidates and employees throughout the recruitment process.

A position description is attached.

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