APS6 Cost Modelling & Data Analyst

Posted 31 January 2024
Salary$70 - $80 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

DFP Recruitment are urgently seeking 2x experienced Cost Modelling and Data Analysts to join a large federal government client on a contract basis.
This client helps to protect the health, interests, and wellbeing of members of the community who are receiving aged care services by regulating funded care at a national level.
Joining an already established team as a contractor your primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to: 
  • Supporting the development of resource bids for new policy proposals through effective collaboration with teams across the Commission.
  • Supporting the interpretation and management of cost recovery models, as well as developing and interpreting costing and staffing resource models.
  • Independently engage with internal and external stakeholders, including effectively communicating financial or technical information to stakeholders with varying levels of financial or technical knowledge.
  • Actively participate in researching and writing high-quality communication materials, including briefings tailored for various audiences.
  • Assist with the development and interpretation of costing and staffing resource models.
  • Assist with interpreting and managing cost recovery models.
  • Undertake analysis (as required) to support the evidence base for programs ran by the organisation.
  • Support the organisations business and vision and contribute to the Section’s strategic direction and continuous improvement activities.
  • Work in a virtual environment in a team that works in office locations across Australia.
 To be successful in this role you should have:
  • A tertiary qualification in Data Analytics, Statistics, Finance, or related areas.
  • Experience in Financial and cost analysis to develop, cost recovery and/or resource modelling.
  • Experience in, or an understanding in report building and analysing data e.g. Advanced Excel, Python, R Studio, Qlik Sense, Power BI, Tableau, SAS and Google Analytics
  • Experience using TechnologyONE would be advantageous
  • Communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage with a variety of audiences utilising written and verbal communication.
  • Experience in, or an understanding of analysing financial data and information and drawing appropriate conclusions and presenting in an engaging way. 
  • Must be an Australian Citizen
Successful candidate will receive:
  • Contract through to end of June 2024 with an extension of 12 months
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • Baseline preferred, but not essential
To Apply:

If you are ready to take on a rewarding challenge and contribute to the success of this organisation, we encourage you to click on "apply now" button with your updated CV in MS Word/ reach Mel Ireland at mireland@dfp.com.au.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.