GIS Officer & Data Analyst

Australian Red Cross


  • Do data for good and join our Emergency Services team
  • Full time max term position for 12 months based in North Melbourne
  • Our activities focus on emergency preparedness, response and recovery

About Us

Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society based on people helping people.  

The National Emergency Services Operations team deliver services, resources and activities across preparedness, response and recovery.

About the role

Be responsible for the extraction, analysis and reporting of data in support of Emergency Services programs, including current emergency recovery programs using a variety of applications including:

  • Microsoft productivity applications (i.e. Excel, Access)
  • Mapping applications (i.e. QGIS and Fulcrum – mobile data collection)
  • Data visualisation applications (i.e. Tableau or Microsoft PowerBI)

Working closely with the National Coordinators and State counterparts, you will identify data integrity issues and proactively develop solutions to correct, maintain and monitor data accuracy and consistency.

You will be a great communicator, able to ‘bridge the gap’ between business stakeholders and IT.

What you’ll bring

  • Experience working closely with various stakeholders to gain in-depth understanding of business needs, articulate solutions and implement changes in a complex environment
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Technically competent and able to learn and understand the following software/solutions quickly:
    • Mobile data collection applications such as Fulcrum
    • Free and open source mapping software such as QGIS
    • Data visualisation applications such as Tableau and/or Microsoft Power BI
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office productivity applications such as Excel and Access
  • Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases using SQL
  • Experience in documenting databases, business rules and business reporting requirements
  • Working knowledge of the design and development of reports, analytics and dashboards

Why work for us?

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact John Santiago on 0467 711 716

Download File GIS Officer & Data Analyst - PD.pdf

Applications for this position will close at 11:55pm on Thursday, 30 January 2020

Australian Red Cross


  • Do data for good and join our Emergency Services team
  • Full time max term position for 12 months based in North Melbourne
  • Our activities focus on emergency preparedness, response and recovery

About Us

Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society based on people helping people.  

The National Emergency Services Operations team deliver services, resources and activities across preparedness, response and recovery.

About the role

Be responsible for the extraction, analysis and reporting of data in support of Emergency Services programs, including current emergency recovery programs using a variety of applications including:

  • Microsoft productivity applications (i.e. Excel, Access)
  • Mapping applications (i.e. QGIS and Fulcrum – mobile data collection)
  • Data visualisation applications (i.e. Tableau or Microsoft PowerBI)

Working closely with the National Coordinators and State counterparts, you will identify data integrity issues and proactively develop solutions to correct, maintain and monitor data accuracy and consistency.

You will be a great communicator, able to ‘bridge the gap’ between business stakeholders and IT.

What you’ll bring

  • Experience working closely with various stakeholders to gain in-depth understanding of business needs, articulate solutions and implement changes in a complex environment
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to collect, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Technically competent and able to learn and understand the following software/solutions quickly:
    • Mobile data collection applications such as Fulcrum
    • Free and open source mapping software such as QGIS
    • Data visualisation applications such as Tableau and/or Microsoft Power BI
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office productivity applications such as Excel and Access
  • Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases using SQL
  • Experience in documenting databases, business rules and business reporting requirements
  • Working knowledge of the design and development of reports, analytics and dashboards

Why work for us?

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further enquiries please see position description below or contact John Santiago on 0467 711 716

Download File GIS Officer & Data Analyst - PD.pdf

Applications for this position will close at 11:55pm on Thursday, 30 January 2020

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