EL1 Research Officer

Our client is seeking an EL1 Research Officer who will manage a small team to oversee the design, fieldwork and production of datasets and other deliverables by contracted providers.  The role involves liaison with external stakeholders including academics, steering committees and contracted providers to support the broader provision of advice to the department.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Liaise with research partners, academic advisors and policy stakeholders in relation to data used in longitudinal studies
  • Oversee the project planning and content development.
  • Establish and maintain networks with researchers and external stakeholders
  • Ensure alignment between content development and the departments information needs
  • Brief the Executive and internal stakeholders on key findings and emerging trends, and identify where policy may interact with research findings
  • Respond to data requests from a range of stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to support alignment of information across the longitudinal survey suite
To be considered you must possess the following skills and experience:
  • Qualifications in a social science field (research, qualitative and/or qualitative analysis, statistics, economics, psychology or social policy).
  • Well-structured written communication skills
  • Experience in project management approaches, including monitoring, governance, procurement processes, and elements of administration and finance
  • Ability to analyse complex issues to develop reasoned conclusions
  • Ability to build positive relationships with stakeholders and clients
  • Sound understanding of data management processes and reporting frameworks
  • Expertise in working with longitudinal data sets
  • Comprehensive understanding of data management processes and the reporting framework relevant to the business area
You must be an Australian Citizen with the willingness to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

For more information, please call Liz Hawke on 6113 7500 and quote Ref #354295.
Canberra (Canberra)