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Data Analyst

Organisation : Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 25 Jan, 2021

About the role

Data Analyst
Domestic Violence Victoria

  • Use your expertise to improve delivery of family violence practice
  • Be part of a growing, committed team working to end violence against women
  • Full time (negotiable), Fixed term 6 month contract
  • Generous entitlements and salary packaging available


The Practice Development Unit supports Specialist Family Violence Services (SFVS) in Victoria to consistently provide accessible, high quality services as well to advocate effectively on behalf of victim-survivors on an individual and structural level.

The Data Analyst will work to scope, develop and execute data collation and analysis that:

  • Builds the capacity of the PDU and DV Vic to provide targeted and effective support to SFVS in the areas of practice development and service model design.
  • Informs the methodology used by the PDU to develop practice in the sector.
  • Demonstrates the impact of the work undertaken by the PDU.

The Data Analyst will have critical strategic relationships with the team at DV Vic, particularly the PDU and Policy teams, and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV). They will work closely with the Practice Architecture Group from the PDU which has oversight of the implementation of key practice frameworks in the SFVS sector.

For more information about the key responsibilities of the role, download the position description.


  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience
  • Data capability, including:
    • identification of existing datasets,
    • collation of available data,
    • cleaning and analysis of data gathered,
    • reporting to different audiences, and
    • clear and safe data storage
  • Cost-benefit analysis capability
  • Demonstrable project management skills including project development, implementation, resource management and evaluation.
  • Sound communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively.


  • Data linkage capability across different datasets
  • Experience in program evaluation from a qualitative and quantitative perspective
  • An understanding of intersectional feminism and its application to family violence practice.
  • An understanding of the role of specialist family violence services.
  • An understanding of the work of a community sector peak body.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic)

Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) is the peak body for specialist family violence response services for victims-survivors in Victoria.  We are an independent, non-government organisation.

To achieve this, we:

  • advocate and provide advice to government with and on behalf of our members
  • lead innovation and influence policy, legislation and community attitudes
  • work with our members to strengthen specialist family violence practice and build the capacity of human services
  • work respectfully and collaboratively with all our partners.

Our work is informed by the experiences of adult and child victim survivors impacted by family violence.

Domestic Violence Victoria is committed to providing flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex or queer. We recognise the strength and value in diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

How to apply

Position Description : Data Analyst PDU PD

This role is funded by the Working for Victoria initiative. To participate in Working for Victoria, you need to be:

  • legally able to work in Victoria; and 
  • unemployed or have recently experienced a significant reduction in income; this includes international students and those on student visas.

To register for Working for Victoria or find out more, visit the Victorian Government Coronavirus website.

If you have a question about this position or for a confidential discussion, email Practice Development Manager Catherine Plunkett at catherineplunkett@dvvic.org.au.

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 24 January 2021.

Please quote in application: Data Analyst via Pro Bono Australia.


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