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Systems Analyst, Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research

Organisation/Entity: Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
Job Category:
  • Research and Analysis
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00005A0W
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $117,191. Package includes salary ($96,784- $105,730), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: (02) 8346 1414 - Jackie Fitzgerald
Closing Date: 29/05/2017 - 11:59 PM

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  • Ongoing Full-time
  • DPO 3, Salary ($96,784 - $105,730 pa), plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Location: Sydney
About us
The Department of Justice supports the NSW community by providing access to justice services, through the protection of rights and public safety initiatives.

The Bureau is a statistical and research agency within the Department of Justice. It was established in 1969. 
 
About the role
The Systems Analyst role supports the Bureau’s data analysis and modelling program. Assist in creating statistical and simulation models through which to assess (a) the impact of changes in one part of the criminal justice system on other parts and (b) to develop other decision support tools that assist in making the criminal justice system more equitable, efficient and effective. 
The role collaborates with business and technology units in police courts, corrections, juvenile justice, public prosecutions and the Judicial Commission. 


The successful candidate will demonstrate their abilities to do the following:
  • Construct, test and validate statistical, simulation, forecast, risk assessment and other decision support tools.
  • Write computer programs to extract data from the Bureau’s databases
  • Carry out routine statistical analyses to test the significance of effects obtained through simulation and other analyses.
  • Prepare reports summarising the results of statistical, simulation and forecasting analyses. 
  • Collaborate with staff involved in policy and program development
  • Report to the Director on progress in completing assigned projects.
  • Set priorities for decision support tool enhancement in consultation with the Director (Statistical Services) and the Executive Director
  • Build strong relationships with policy analysts and advisors in other parts of the Department. 
Essential Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field. 
  • Experience building statistical models (eg simulation, forecast, regression and/or risk assessment models)
  • Experience writing programs to extract data using statistical software such as SAS

To apply for this role please submit an application online via www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and attach an up-to-date resume (max 5 pages) along with a cover letter (max 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and focus capabilities of this role.

When applying you will also need to answer the prescreening question below– we are looking for you to demonstrate your competency in this focus capability (max 1 page per response to each question):

Give an example of a time that you provided data and/or analysis in response to a question.  Describe your involvement in any of the following within that piece of work: decisions about data definitions or data appropriateness, data extraction, data analysis, preparation of results/output, checking or validation.

Contact: Jackie Fitzgerald on jackie.fitzgerald@justice.nsw.gov.au 
Closing date: Monday, 29 May 2017 (11.59pm)