Lead Data analyst

Open Colleges

Opportunity to join great supportive team who will support your potential to grow in the organisation.

  • Great work culture
  • Access to excellent company perks
  • Permanent position
About us
As Australia’s leading private provider of online vocational education, Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for more than 125 years. 

At Open Colleges, we believe that education is the cornerstone to realising your potential and that it has the power to move Australian’s forward.  We believe in creating and finding new ways to educate people and working with individuals to help carve their own path in life. And, we believe that the opportunities of education should be available to all.

In the last decade alone, we’ve helped over 450 000 people pursue their career dreams – and counting!

Our goal is to help Australians make more of their potential and we do that through providing our students with the skills they need to launch, change or take the next step in their careers - Everything could happen.

What you will be doing
You will be responsible and accountable for making data a first-class citizen at Open Colleges through developing dashboards, reports, and delivering insights to business stakeholders.

Analyse:  Take ownership of key month end reporting requirements for financial and regulatory purposes. Gather/analyse data across the business and develop useful insights, reports, and dashboards to present to stakeholders across the business. Develop KPIs within the business for the purpose of identifying trends and evaluating the success of the business’s initiatives.

Continual ImprovementReview current reports, dashboards, and business insights from available data sources;  Build statistical models, diagnose, validate, and improve the performance of these models over time in addition to creating efficient and reusable SQL code meant for the improvement, manipulation, and analysis of data; Participate in driving day-to-day business operations with corresponding metrics, performance evaluation, and providing timely reporting;  Coach, mentor, support, and monitor members of the team to improve ways of working and sharing of knowledge
How to get the job: 
If you consider that you are a good at what you do and can demonstrate the following;
  • An undergraduate degree in a related discipline, such as IT, Computing/Computer Science, or a science/maths/engineering (STEM) subject
  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a data-related role such as a Data Analyst
  • Proven experience with SQL and a modern database management system, such as MySQL/PostgreSQL or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with data modelling techniques including building fact and dimension tables to enable efficient data analysis.
  • Experience with using modern BI tool such as PowerBI or Tableau to deliver intuitive dashboards and reports
  • Familiarity with traditional data warehouse modelling techniques such as Kimball (desirable)
  • Experience with a modern cloud-based data warehouse such as Snowflake or Azure Synapse
  • Experience with a modern programming language such as Python
Why work for us:
  • During COVID19 we experienced a boom in student enrolments and are increasing our workforce
  • Employee access to use Perkbox – a pandora’s box of exclusive online opportunities including workout programs
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Upskill yourself on our courses
What to do next?
If you think you this job was made for you then click on the apply button now.  If you are still not sure this is for you and need to know more then give Willow a call ph: 03 9253 9854

Please note that only applicants with full Australian working rights will be considered. 

Moreover, please be aware that it is a requirement of this position that extensive background checks are conducted. The background check process includes reference checks and validation of employment; proof of qualifications; proof of rights to work in Australia; and for specific roles, Working with Children Checks or Police and ID checks.

We look forward to receiving your application!