Research Officers – Due to accreditation dates coming up with state government, many NGOs are in search of quality research officers.
Policy Officer – As many projects are up and running again, demand for Policy Officers is on the rise within state government.
Data Analysts – These Analysts provide evidence and verification for new policy direction as well as substantiate changes to existing initiatives. These professionals are expected to have strong technical skills in statistical and reporting software such as Excel.
Program Management – Demand for this role is predominantly within NGOs around Mental Health and Chronic Disease.
Executive Officers – Experienced Executive Officers with strong policy backgrounds continue to remain in demand along with those policy professionals that have worked across legislative or framework changes.
Economists – Due to continuous restructures and realignments within departments we have seen an increased demand for skilled Economists with good analytical ability coupled with strong written communication.
Business Analysts – With private and public sector organisations looking to create efficiencies and cost savings we have seen increased demand in skilled Business Analysts with experience around process improvements and efficiencies. Candidates from large reform projects are highly competitive.
There has been an increase in temporary positions due to transformation projects and new programs being delivered. This quarter will bring an increase in both temporary and permanent positions. Candidate levels remain stable though there are some areas in demand.