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Data Analyst

Western Power

Location: Perth

Job Type: Not Specified


Do you want to deliver work that truly matters to our community?

There’s never been a better time to join the energy industry! At Western Power we’re working towards our vision for a clean energy future and we’re looking for diverse, passionate people to join our team of world leading experts.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Data Analyst at Perth Head Office, on a permanent full-time basis.

About this role

The Business Intelligence & Data Analytics Function is accountable for delivering analytical and insight services along with the management of business wide data to support Western Powers objectives through fit-for-purpose data.

As a Data Analyst you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse mix of business stakeholders to advise and build fit-for-purpose data solutions. This includes supporting the business to upskill to self-serve for themselves and to also design, build and deploy business intelligence reports, dashboards and visualisations.

Why? To ensure the business extracts maximum value from our data assets from any work location. We need your support to ensure appropriate techniques and tools are used to deliver solutions to the business they can use to generate insights that yield better & faster decisions, using data they can trust and understand.

To support and enable your work we have a team of data analysts, data engineers, data scientists and GIS specialists you will work alongside. In terms of strategic alignment of your work, we operate aligned to an enterprise data management framework, a future orientated digital capability strategy and deliver work via a hybrid environment of waterfall and agile delivery.

About you

You will ideally possess the following experience and attributes:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ technical experience, preferably in the energy industry, specialising in the provisioning of data, reporting governance and development of business solutions using Business Intelligence (BI) tools
  • Enjoy working with stakeholders to understand business needs and use cases to ensure solutions are fit for purpose and that they provide value when embedded into daily activities and business processes. Our current suite includes Qlik Sense, Power BI (both highly desirable) and/or Cognos (non-essential)
  • Work collaboratively to build on existing reporting systems ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data is maintained and aligned to our data governance framework and enterprise data strategy.
  • Commitment to the improvement of yourself, our team, data, systems and processes,
  • Embrace new technologies, approaches to work and contributing to innovation culture
  • Highly developed time management and multitasking skills
  • Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or Business-related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant significant experience and/or education/trainingHighly developed time management and multitasking skills, with a proven commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Skills we would also be interested in

  • Experience using ETL tools. E.g. FME
  • ESRI Suite - geospatial products and tools
  • Programming Language. E.g. Python, SQL, SAS, R.

Joining Western Power

Our people play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional service to the communities in which we operate.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, women, young & mature age workers, the LGBTQI+ community.

We are an employer of choice, offering our employees a range of benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary plus 11% superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements that support part time work, flexible working hours and working from home arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities including training initiatives and study assistance
  • An award-winning employee recognition and benefits programme
  • Access to six Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, People with Disability and Youth/Age – which celebrate and communicate the diversity of our workforce and connect diversity and inclusion to our broader business activities
  • The opportunity to purchase up to four weeks of additional leave per year
  • Access to salary packaging, social club activities, and discounted health insurance and gym membership
  • Parental leave options

Important information

We are committed to our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2021 - 2025 and ensuring that people with disability have equal opportunities to gain and maintain employment with Western Power. It is strongly encouraged that people with a disability who meet the inherent requirements of the position description apply for this role.

We are also proud to have launched our Innovate RAP in Mar 2022 (Reconciliation Action Plan). Our Innovate RAP outlines our commitment to the Reconciliation journey in WA.

Our recruitment process requires that all candidates who progress to the pre-employment stage must hold a police clearance issued within the last six months.

Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.

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Applications close on 30 September 2022

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