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The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (the Commission) was formed on 1 January 2019. The role of the Commission is to protect and enhance the safety, health, wellbeing and quality of life of people receiving aged care.

The Commission is seeking talented people with various skills and experience to register for our Temporary Employment Register (TER).

The TER assists the Commission to access appropriately skilled and experienced individuals for temporary positions (up to a possible maximum period of 3 years) and is open for candidates to register an interest in temporary employment in any of our Commission Offices for a Director in Intelligence and Analysis. 

This position is responsible for providing leadership and support for the Commission’s data analytics functions reporting to the Executive Director, Regulatory Policy & Intelligence Group (RPI). 

You can register by submitting your details and resume using our online recruitment system at agedcarequality.gov.au/about-us/careers. Candidates should be aware this is a register only and that you will only be contacted regarding your application if a vacancy arises that matches your skills, qualifications and/or experience.

Position Duties

  • Lead and manage a team to support I&A’s data analytics activities for effective collection, management, collation and analysis of Commission regulatory and other data to support the Commission’s regulatory and reporting activities 
  • Provide high-level expertise to the Commission in the interpretation and application of data to assist in identifying risk to people receiving aged care 
  • Lead data-driven initiatives, and effectively communicate data analytics and findings, including routine reporting of key Commission indicators, to all levels of the Commission, and where appropriate, external stakeholders
  • Provide strategic advice, problem solving and issues management in relation to complex data analytics and intelligence to the Executive Director RPI, and the Commission executive 
  • Actively contribute to the strategic direction of the Commission, providing insights and tracking of key performance indicators, including detailed reporting to the Commission Executive
  • Develop and enhance relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Promote data literacy and support the Commission to build its data and intelligence capability 

Position Eligibility Requirements

  • High-level experience in data and analytics, including intelligence reporting
  • High-level analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to assess and manage risk and work collaboratively to resolve complex issues
  • Highly developed leadership and management skills, including the ability to lead a team in a dynamic environment and foster a positive and supportive team culture
  • Ability to provide strategic advice, problem solving and issues management in relation to intelligence and data analytics
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate information coherently and succinctly
  • Understanding, or the ability to quickly acquire understanding, of the Commission’s role, strategic purpose, processes and people
  • Strong collaboration, stakeholder management and negotiation skills

Desirable qualifications or experience  

  • Understanding of the Australian aged care system
  • Experience working in government
  • Understanding of the Commission’s role as a regulator

Position Notes 

Salary offered will be between $127,247 to $150,654 per annum depending on skills and experience.  In addition, 15.4% superannuation will be paid.

Only candidates who hold Australian citizenship can apply. Appointment is conditional on successfully completing a national police check. For more information please visit www.apsc.gov.au/citizenship-aps 

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for an irregular/intermittent term. Opportunities will be offered for varying periods up to 18 months with a possibility of extension to a maximum of three years.

How to Apply?

1. Navigate to ‘Current Vacancies’ section of the careers page and locate the relevant job title.  All documentation relating to the role and application process will be located here.

2. Click on the job title and at the bottom of the Advertisement you will be asked to create an account If you are a first-time user or to sign in to complete your application.

3. As part of your application you will be requested to attach your Resume. Cover letter is optional

4. Click ‘Apply Now’ when you are ready to submit your application.

In your application please provide a statement of claims (no more than 500 words) outlining why you would like to work with us and what strengths you would bring to the role.

Contact Officer:

Please contact our recruitment team on (02) 9633 3262 or recruitment@agedcarequality.gov.au for assistance with accessing our website or with lodging your application. 

Further information:

The diversity of our staff is very important to us. We welcome and actively encourage applications from people with disability, women, and people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We recognize the richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and the unique knowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees bring to our workplace, policy development and service delivery. We welcome and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

For further information about the Quality Commission, office locations and other related resources, please visit https://www.agedcarequality.gov.au/.

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