Senior Analyst

Job Location: 
Melbourne
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing date: 
24 Sep 2017
  • Play a key role in informing strategic policy through analysis
  • Work in an area that has significant positive impact on the community
  • Competitive salary of $92,253 - $111,619 per annum + super

Short summary:  

Join the analysts, writers, networkers and researchers who help formulate the strategic direction of Corrections Victoria.

Who we are

In the Strategic Policy and Planning Division of Corrections Victoria we are the analysts, writers, networkers and researchers who help formulate the strategic direction of Corrections Victoria. As a major arm of the Department of Justice and Regulation, Corrections Victoria is a key pillar of the State's criminal justice system and plays a unique role in contributing to the Government's community safety agenda. Our division plays a central role within the organisation in developing and influencing evidence-based correctional policies.

What you'll do

As the Senior Analyst you will work within the Modelling Analysis and Statistics Branch which sits within the Strategic Policy and Planning Division. You and the team will be responsible for the delivery of statistical services and expertise to support strategic policy and planning in Corrections Victoria.

Under the leadership of the Manager, Modelling Analysis and Statistics, you will be responsible for collection, analysis and reporting on prisons and community corrections for a range of internal and external stakeholders.  Your work program will involve monitoring system trends and investigating drivers of demand to assist with forecasting activity and inform policy and program decisions. 

As a Senior Analyst you will also be responsible for improving the management and accessibility of statistical information and giving high quality written and verbal advice to support analysis and interpretation of corrections data.

You will also work in an area of significant impact, with a dual focus on improving the rehabilitative outcomes of prisoners and offenders and on maintaining community safety.

Key projects

We have some exciting new projects underway, which include:

  • Examining innovative approaches to reducing reoffending
  • A range of strategy and policy work for specific cohorts such as remandees, women, prisoners and offenders with a disability, older prisoners and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

What we look for

If you are have an inquisitive mind, a head for data and an ability to use information systems to extract statistical reports and produce high quality documents on a broad range of performance measures, then you will fit right in.

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Applications close 24 September 2017

At the Department of Justice and Regulation, our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

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