Data Policy Officer

$84,749 - $89,705 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 22 Jun, 2022
Full time Accounting and Finance Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Information and Communications Technology

Job Description

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $84,749 - $89,705 plus superannuation
Position No: 55610
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 June 2022
Contact Officer: Patrick Drake-Brockman on or (02) 6205 0971

Details: The ACT Data Analytics Centre (ACTDAC) is looking for a passionate, dedicated and enthusiastic Data Policy Officer. In this role, you will be part of ACTDAC’s Data Policy team, fostering a data-driven culture across the ACT Government. You will support the development of whole of government data frameworks, capability, and governance.

ACTDAC is the ACT Government’s central and dedicated unit to drive data analytics, data governance and data reform. It leads work across the ACT Government to understand and capitalised on the data and information assets that government holds and manages, supporting directorates to deliver business and community-focused outcomes.

ACTDAC is part of the Digital, Data and Technology Solutions Group (DDTS), led by the Chief Digital Officer. DDTS drives the ACT’s digital agenda, ensuring alignment of government ICT and digital priorities, innovation and initiatives across the ACT Government.
Canberra is committed to being a city of wellbeing and liveability, supported by a knowledge-based public service that makes a real difference for our community. In this role, you will be helping to shape Canberra as an inclusive, progressive and connected city.

If this sound like the job for you, we would love to hear from you!

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications and related training and experience will be highly regarded but are not essential.

Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately for 12 months with the possibility of extension. This position will be performed under the ACT Government’s hybrid working arrangements, including home-based work and an office space designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply: Please provide a maximum of a two page Expression of Interest addressing the Selection Criteria and a curriculum vitae.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


This is a temporary position available immediately for 12 months with the possibility of extension.

Job Closing Date

06 Jul, 2022