Jobs at WGEA

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is a small, unique agency with a big agenda.

At WGEA you will be part of a team of high achievers who are friendly, fun and passionate about promoting and improving gender equality.

Current vacancies will be listed below when available. 


Current Vacancies

Senior Data Analyst - Ongoing

Why this role matters:

As a Senior Data Analyst, you will play a crucial role in advancing workplace gender equality by managing and analysing the Agency’s world-leading datasets. You will be involved in every stage of the data lifecycle from acquisition and cleaning to analysis and visualisation. You will report to the Data & Analytics Executive Manager and collaborate with stakeholders across the Agency

Reporting to the Data & Analytics Executive Manager , the Senior Data Analyst will provide support and collaborate with stakeholders across the Agency.

This position is responsible for:

  • Conduct in-depth statistical analysis of the Agency’s datasets to identify trends and patterns related to workplace gender equality.
  • Ensure that the Agency’s datasets are fit-for-purpose for analysis and external publication including the development of documentation and data quality statements.
  • Create compelling and informative data visualisations for published reports, interactive dashboards, and presentations.
  • Independently respond to requests for information or data from external stakeholders, such as academic research partners, government agencies, peak bodies, and employers.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • A degree (or equivalent experience) in Data Analytics, Statistics, Social Sciences, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in using SQL with large datasets and developing dashboards using Tableau or Power BI.
  •  Demonstrable experience with statistical programming languages, such as R or Python (highly desired).
  • A strong analytical mindset and an ability to develop an understanding of current trends, issues, and policies relating to gender equality in the workplace.
  • Baseline Security Clearance or the ability to obtain clearance (this includes being an Australian Citizen).

To find out more about the role and how to apply please refer to the Application Package.


 Job applications close Thursday, 7th March 2024 at 10am

Working with us

At WGEA, we understand what working flexibly means. We pride ourselves on being a respectful, diverse, and inclusive community.

We encourage and welcome applications from people of all genders, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature-age people.

Before applying for a role, check that you meet the eligibility criteria and possess the key skills and capabilities set out in the Application Package.

You can tell us in your application or when called in for interview if you need any adjustments to help you participate equally in the selection process.  Please visit this page regularly for employment opportunities. 

You can also view the Agency’s current Enterprise Agreement below.

Indigenous Australian Government Development Program (IAGDP)

Indigenous Australian Government Development Program

Our agency is proud to be a participating employer in the Indigenous Australian Government Development Program (IAGDP) The IAGDP is a 12-month entry-level employment and development program open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are interested in working in the Australian Public Service (APS). The aim of the program is to significantly contribute to improving employment opportunities, experiences and outcomes for Indigenous Australians in the APS. We value and draw on the skills, capability and unique life experiences and perspectives that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees can bring to the workplace.

For more details, please see the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website.