Data and Insights Analyst

The Minderoo Foundation

The Minderoo Foundation

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Perth, WA, Australia
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

About Us

Minderoo Foundation is a modern philanthropic organisation. We take on tough, persistent issues with the potential to drive massive change. We incubate ideas and accelerate impact. We push the limits of what is believed possible.

Minderoo Foundation is independent, forward thinking and seeks effective, scalable solutions. We are proudly Australian, and one of Asia’s largest philanthropies.

The Effective Philanthropy Enabler area’s purpose is to strengthen the capacity of Minderoo Foundation, our peers and our partners to create, accelerate and scale measurable impact. This will be achieved through data and insights, impact measurement & learning, partnerships, impact investment and Environmental, Social Governance.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Data & Insights. The Data & Insights Analyst will work closely with the Data and Insights team to support their strategy goals. Gathering, analysing and interpreting data across multiple systems and sources aligned with Minderoo’s Focus Areas and Impact Missions to support an ambitious program of research, policy, evaluation, advocacy, development, and systems change.

The successful candidates’ responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitate the collection, transformation, analysis and reporting of data to enhance research outcomes and support evidence-based decision-making.
  • Translate complex data into clear, actionable insights that empower leaders across Minderoo to make informed decisions, and that deliver value.
  • Work with portfolio stakeholders to extract, document, and confirm requirements.
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, undertake analysis of business processes, investigating operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, and identifying alternate solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes.
  • Assess feasibility and recommend new approaches to meet customer requirements, translating business requirements into system specifications in accordance with agreed standards.

About You

A successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, analytical, resilient, passionate about social and environmental impact and thrive in an agile working environment.

· Proven and demonstrable proficiency in Python, R and/or SQL to generate, clean, link, enrich, transform, process, report data for applied research and evidence-based decision-making.

· Demonstrated experience with literate programming, versioning of data and code (e.g., GitHub repositories), and documentation.

· Excellent capabilities working with large and complex datasets.

· Bachelor’s degree, higher degree or equivalent experience in data science, computer science, statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, mathematics, or related field.

· Proven high level research and data analysis skills in a related discipline.

· Demonstrated experience in one (or more) of the following will be advantageous:

  • Data linkage: linking and enriching health, social and administrative data to enable new insights whilst preserving privacy.
  • Geospatial Analysis:
  • Machine Learning:
  • Natural Language Processing:
  • Statistical Methods: including hypothesis testing, regression analysis, study design, predictive models, forecasting, and time-series analysis.
  • Data Visualisation:
  • Simulation and Optimisation: deploy data-driven approaches to simulate scenarios including agent-based models.
  • Cloud Services and Web App Development: experience with cloud services (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure).

· Analytical thinker – Ability to source, gather, interpret, and communicate quantitative and qualitative organisational data to a wide-ranging audience.

· Strong ability to engage with stakeholders, with varying levels of data literacy and technical knowledge.

· Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to extract actionable insights to inform decision-making.

Next Steps

Please attach your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this opportunity, and highlighting your relevant experience.

Applications close: Sunday 18th February 2024

Please note we reserve the right to close applications early should a suitable candidate be identified.

Minderoo Foundation uses a hybrid work model. Minderoo Foundation embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, and those with Disability to apply.

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at The Minderoo Foundation.