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Senior Performance Analyst

Apply now Job no: 533720
Work type: Full-time
Location: Flexible, Geelong - Waurn Ponds, Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Finance

  • Flexible location (Waurn Ponds or Burwood)
  • Full-time and continuing
  • HEW 8 - $105,612 - $120,918 + 17% Superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities. 

Processing and analysing data and information from business, internal systems and external sources and transform this data into actionable insights that inform business decisions to improve university performance.

The position will ensure timely delivery of programs, services, reporting and data insights, and analyse complex scenario modelling for proposed solutions.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the resolution of complex issues by analysing large volumes of data and providing clear recommendations
  • Integrating multiple data sources to seek trends and analyse issues from diverse perspectives to draw sound inferences
  • Preparing executive level reporting and dashboards
  • Use accepted theory and practices to develop and deploy continuous improvement actions to identify opportunities for efficiency and improvement including reusable artefacts and systems development
  • Challenge the status quo through review of existing assumptions, ideas, practices and policies to translate into actionable workplace improvements

 To be successful, you’ll have:

Qualifications and experience

  • Postgraduate qualifications or progress toward postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or
  • An equivalent combination or relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Experience working within a large scale and complex organisation
  • Experience gathering, documenting and interpreting user requirements
  • Knowledge of systems, process and business improvement capabilities
  • Experience designing effective solutions to complex business problems
  • CPA or CA (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Tableau / Alteryx preferred, but not essential

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File PD - 533720 - Senior Performance Analyst HEW 8.pdf

Applications for this position close on 12 February 2023

Successful applicants will need to comply with vaccination mandates imposed by the relevant state/territory government. Applicants who attend third-party sites to undertake University activities will also be required to comply with any other directions or requirements in place at the third-party location.


  • Working with Children Check (refer to Recruitment Procedure)

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Tony Hutcheson (Senior Manager, Pricing and Costing) via email at t.hutcheson@deakin.edu.au

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.





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