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APS Level 6, Senior Programme Reporting Officer, AusIndustry - Innovation Programmes

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Employment type: Non-Ongoing - Specified Term, Ongoing
Location: Canberra
Categories: APS Level 6

About the team

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme (EP) is an Australian Government initiative to improve business competitiveness and productivity under the National Innovation and Science Agenda. Using advisers and facilitators drawn from industry, the primary focus is on providing access to the best advice and networks to improve competitiveness and productivity.

The Programme Management and Reporting (PMR) team is a small team in the Accelerating Commercialisation and Innovation Connections branch, which is responsible for Entrepreneurs' Programme performance reporting, including analysis, governance and evaluation activities.

Our ideal candidate

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • have experience working as a SQL Server 2012 BI Developer, including use of SSRS, SSAS and the Excel based Power BI development tools, especially the ability to synthesise information from various sources
  • have experience working as a member of an ICT development team working on projects
  • have demonstrated knowledge of business intelligence and data warehousing concepts
  • have experience in requirements gathering from departmental staff which include technical and non-technical content components
  • have the ability to engage and communicate with a wide range of high profile stakeholders across industry and government agencies in order to produce high quality documentation to support the delivery of the programmes reporting (e.g. reports, user guides, checklists, quick user tips) 
  • have experience in a either policy development, programme delivery or business analyst role
  • be able to manage your time effectively
  • be confident and professional in dealing with senior management, colleagues and external stakeholders
  • be positive, open and quick to learn new work practices.

What you will do

Under limited direction, you will:

  • support programme reporting and data analytics activities
  • design, document, develop and maintain a suite of data visualisation tools to assist with effective programme reporting
  • support a range of tools used to collect programme related performance reporting
  • coordinate programme requirements for reporting, system design and maintenance
  • support the programme data steward in relation to data integrity and fitness for purpose.


To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

Security Clearance

These positions require a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.


This recruitment process is being used to fill a current ongoing APS Level 6 position.  A merit pool may be established to fill future ongoing and non-ongoing APS Level 6 vacancies should they become available within 12 months from the date advertised.  Non-ongoing opportunities may be offered for an initial period of up to 18 months with the possibility of extension (maximum 3 years).

How to apply

You are required to complete your application online. Aligning your responses with the above job description, provide:

  1. an explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role (limit your response to between 300 and 500 words)
  2. tell us about three (3) professional achievements within the last 5 years that you are proud of (limit your total response to between 300 and 500 words)

You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format)

Contact information

For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Alicia Martyn via, or on 02 6213 7884.

Learn more about the department

The department’s Enterprise Agreement and policies provide for a flexible working environment to assist staff balance their work and home life. Staff and managers work together to balance the operating needs of the work unit with the needs of the individual. Options may include part time working arrangements, working from home or other arrangements as agreed by all parties.

The department is committed to a workplace culture that builds respect, fosters inclusiveness, promotes diversity, embraces the unique skills and qualities of all our employees and is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining people with disability.

Select 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.

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