Innovation Research Analyst, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

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Innovation Research Analyst, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science 2016-10-15T05:48:01+00:00

Project Description

(See also the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Graduate Development Programme)

Innovation Research Analyst

Employment type: Ongoing
Location: Canberra
Categories: APS Level 6

The Innovation Research section is responsible for undertaking applied innovation, entrepreneurship and policy research, and provides advice to support the Department’s strategic objectives and its evidence-based policy development. The section produces the Australian Innovation System Report, which is one of the department’s flagship reports.

The position of innovation research analyst requires a highly organised, self-motivated and focused research analyst who has the ability to work well in a research team. The candidate will undertake research work to support the business plan of the innovation research section.

Main Functions of the Position

Key tasks include:

  • Undertaking high quality, high impact quantitative analysis and research that supports the section’s business plan
  • Support the production and delivery of the Australian Innovation System report
  • Preparing briefs and other advice materials for external stakeholders including the Minister
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing research projects and databases

Eligibility

  • Demonstrated high proficiency with statistical software, for example: R, STATA
  • Demonstrated experience in quantitative research

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated skills in data management and applied statistics/econometrics
  • High proficiency with statistical software, for example: R or STATA
  • Demonstrated judgement and skills in project management, particularly delivering high impact/high value research projec
  • Excellent written, communication visual and oral
  • Experience in innovation, industry or science policy is desirable

How to Apply

You are required to complete your application online. Using the skills and abilities listed above to frame your response you will be asked to:

  1. Provide an explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role. (limit your response to 300 words)
  2. Provide detail about three work achievements, in the last five years, that you are proud of. (limit your response to 300 words)

More Information

Check out the links on the left hand side of the page for more useful information about a career with the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

Advertised: Aus. Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Aus. Eastern Standard Time

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