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Environment and Energy Vacancy N.N. 10752389
Clean Energy Regulator Closing date: Monday, 24 June 2019
Job Title: Senior Analyst
Division: Scheme Support Division
Branch: Policy, Markets and Data Branch
Section: Data and Innovation
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $82,256 - $93,644
Location: Canberra - ACT
Classification: APS Level 6
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: CER 045/19

Job Description


The Data and Innovation section supports the agency to unlock the potential of our data to drive innovation and compliance for the agency.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Support the Chief Data Officer and the agency in delivering the Data and Reporting Strategy to improve data governance.
• Support business areas to improve data transparency under the agency’s open data policy.
• Promote and facilitate sharing of scheme data across Commonwealth agencies.
• Provide a point of liaison between the Digital Services branch and business areas on the delivery of data services infrastructure under the Data Services Roadmap.
• Build agency analytics capability, and utilise data analytics and spatial analytics to:
o Support the integrity of agency schemes by predicting, preventing and detecting non-compliance.
o Provide insights and evidence to decision-makers and other stakeholders on the behaviour of our clients and the trends and outcomes in our schemes.
o Identify and deliver business improvements and efficiencies.

• Support innovative approaches to reduce regulatory burden, support self-service approaches, improve efficiency and encourage compliance with our schemes – by:
o Working with business areas to identify, prioritise and implement innovative approaches to scheme and participant needs or problems.

• Providing targeted skills and resources to consult on, design, build and/or roll out strategic initiatives that result in improvements to internal processes, data collection, client compliance, and communication related to scheme operations


As an analyst working for the Data Strategy and Governance team, duties may include:
• Undertake analysis, interpretation and manipulation of data.
• Under limited supervision, undertake analysis to produce data products, including reports and dashboards in line with the required standards.
• Develop and manage relationships with stakeholders to achieve work area and agency goals.
• Work with independence, subject to limited direction against established priorities, practices, and methodologies to deliver quality outcomes.
• Implement work plans for the work area including setting tasks and priorities, managing workflow and allocating resources.
• Maintain professional knowledge and continue to develop knowledge and expertise in relation to professional skills and professional regulatory requirements.
• Contribute to the identification and implementation of business and systems improvement initiatives


Experience in one or more of the following (more than one would be an advantage):
• Experience in analysis and manipulation of complex data from a range of structured and unstructured sources.
• Experience in the development of reports or dashboards in Power-BI, Tableau or similar.
• Experience or knowledge in data science practises and techniques, such as machine learning, data mining, text mining, descriptive analytics, data visualisation and automation.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with programming languages, preferably in a data science or analytics context.
Exposure to database management systems and knowledge of data management principles and practises.

Experience in the following is desirable:
• Knowledge of climate/environmental science
• Knowledge of CER schemes
• Use of R or Python for data analysis



This position is a security-assessed position. The successful applicant will be required to hold, or be able to obtain, a Baseline security clearance.

All applicants must be Australian citizens.



RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

About Clean Energy Regulator 

The Clean Energy Regulator is the Government body responsible for administering legislation to reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy.

The Clean Energy Regulator has administrative responsibilities for the:
• National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Scheme, under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
• Emissions Reduction Fund, under the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011
• Renewable Energy Target, under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000, and
• Australian National Registry of Emissions Units, under the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011.

Our purpose is to accelerate carbon abatement for Australia.

We work with our stakeholders and clients including Australian Government departments and agencies, industry bodies, liable entities and the community to provide regulatory services of the highest standard.

We offer challenging and rewarding work in administering legislation that will reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy.

The diversity of our staff is important to us. We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature age workers.

To Apply

Position Contact: MIchael Chertok, 02) 6159 3660
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS24-Mon - 10 Jun 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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