Data Analyst - XV272

Data Analyst - XV272

05 May
RAND Australia
Australian Capital Territory

05 May

RAND Australia

Australian Capital Territory

RAND Australia, as part of the worldwide RAND Corporation, performs evidence-based analysis on defence, security, economic, and social policy issues for Australian clients. RAND has a 70-year history of working on such issues and has undertaken projects in Australia over the last decade. In , RAND established a presence in Australia and our presence is growing. With a commitment to core values of quality and objectivity, RAND Australia combines local research talent with world-class experts from across RAND's global presence to solve a broad array of complex public policy problems.

RAND Australia is looking for an Analyst to join our team. Based in Canberra but working with a global multidisciplinary team,

you will have the opportunity to address complex analysis issues across a variety of contexts at a national and international scale.

Analysts apply project management and quantitative analytic skills to help projects collect data, analyse data, and communicate results to Australian decision-makers. Specific duties include data organisation and management, quantitative and/or qualitative analysis, interpretation and discussion of results with research teams, auditing data quality, preparation of draft documents and presentations, interacting with clients, coordinating research staff and other research support as needed.


Successful performance requires strong interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills, strong quantitative analysis skills and grounding in research methodology, and the ability to work in a team environment across multiple sites.


Candidates should have previous experience organising and analysing data. Previous experience communicating results to research teams and broader audiences is strongly preferred. Prior experience working with government departments at the federal level is also desirable.

Education Requirements

Master's degree in economics, engineering, maths, operations research or related field is required. A Bachelor's degree in these fields with 2 years of relevant work experience will also be considered.

Security Clearance

Successful candidates must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Writing Sample Required

A writing sample is required for this position. A solo-authored writing sample demonstrating expertise with quantitative methods and analysis is preferred.

Please apply online.

Please direct any questions about this position to RAND_Australiarand.

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity


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