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Senior Analytics Lead (12 Month Maternity Leave Cover)

Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.

Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Data & Analytics team?

There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.

Our success is our people, for we are truly united by our purpose and are encouraged and challenged every day to bring new ideas to help our customers make more informed decisions. Our outcomes focussed culture encourages thought leadership and innovation to ensure our ongoing success.

We are supportive and revel in working together on exciting projects. We see ourselves making an impact by utilising cutting edge/statistical modelling tools across hundreds of rich data assets and collaborating with some of the best data minds in Australia. Working within our diverse D&A team will provide you opportunities to gain exposure across all phases of the D&A lifecycle and work with some of our largest blue-chip customers.

What you’ll do:

The Senior Analytics Lead is responsible for leading teams of Data Analytics professionals in the day to day management of Equifax Australia and New Zealand’s core data assets,ensuring that Equifax Australia and New Zealand’s data assets are maintained at the highest level and are developed to best enable our product offerings to the market

This role will support Equifax lines of business in regards to data related matters in a timely manner and to a high standard.
The individual  will provide direction  for  data  analytics  and  work  with  other  parts  of  the  business  to  identify  data quality issues, improvements and enhancements. They will liaise with Product and IT teams to initiate and drive Data Quality improvement programmes and also with Legal  and  Compliance  and  Data  Governance  teams  to  ensure  usage  of  data  is compliant with relevant laws and legislations. They are responsible  for  the  production  and  distribution  of  reports  on  performance  of  data  (quality, quantity, matching, etc), customer’s data supply and product performance on a regular basis. They will lead or support the execution of proof of concept (POC) and solutions and engage Equifax clients directly to present and discuss results of analysis or Data Quality or linking offerings and provide on-going client communication of issues and resolutions. They act as a data SME (Subject Matter Expert) to drive business decision making.

Please note this is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum  of  5  years  of  experience  in  analysing  and  reporting  statistical information

  • Minimum  of  3  years  of  experience  in  team  leadership  and  people management

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering value from data

  • Strong numeracy skills and SQL ability

  • Strong knowledge of data related concepts 

  • Understanding  of  technology  and  its  application  to  meet  customer, business and operational needs

  • Ability   to   organise   tasks   and   manage   time   to   consistently   meet deadlines

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of analysts to meet key deadlines

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently on complex and demanding projects

  • A willingness to learn new applications and systems

  • Provide leadership in knowledge sharing and process improvements

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountable

  • Brave

  • Curious

  • Collaborative

  • Individualist

  • Trustworthy

  • Dedicated

At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. 

Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it. 

However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day! 

Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

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