Data Analytics Manager

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time position at our Hawthorn campus

About the Role 
We have an exciting opportunity for a Data Analytics Manager within Swinburne University.

As the Data Analytics Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving the execution of Swinburne’s data strategy in alignment with Horizon’s 2025 strategic objectives. We are seeking a visionary leader to implement our data strategy program, foster a culture of data-driven decision-making, and solve complex challenges with powerful insights. 

As a Data Analytics Manager, you will implement Swinburne’s data strategy program and work with key stakeholders enterprise-wide to map their data journeys in line with Swinburne’s strategic priorities. The role will bring to life a seamless data analytics agenda geared towards solving our most complex business challenges with powerful business insights. You will encourage a shift in the organisational culture to mature our data analytics capability and provide a single source of truth, supporting decisions with trusted empirical evidence that is visible widely.

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 

•    Demonstrated skills with change management concepts and strategies in data, including communication and successfully embedding change to lift data maturity.  
•    Demonstrated experience in leading and implementing complex, multi-year data and analytics transformation projects.  
•    Highly developed stakeholder management skills with a proven ability to establish strong working relationships at an executive and senior level.
•    Demonstrated background as a successful Program Manager/Delivery Lead in managing complex data analytics programs in a medium-sized, diverse organisation.  
•    Solid understanding in both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices.  
•    Experience leading data analytics teams, developing people, and building high performing teams.  

For more information on the role, please see the Position Description.

•    Bachelor’s degree in Data/Information Systems or related discipline.   
•    An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training.

About Swinburne University of Technology 
Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

•    Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
•    Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
•    Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
•    Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.  

To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. 

If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply’ and you will be redirected to Swinburne’s Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

For more information about the role please contact Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant, Melissa Trousselot on 

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on 

Applications Close: Sunday March 3rd, 2024 at 11 PM

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  

For any support please contact or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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