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Principal Research & Insights Officer

Fortitude Valley

An excellent opportunity awaits a leader who is skilled in driving research and insights in a law enforcement or anti-corruption agency. We want to hear from researchers who are high achievers and who are passionate about evidence-based decision-making. A high level of personal drive and integrity, and excellent analytic and written communication skills will be the keys to your success in this exciting role. If you are driven to mentor teams and work collaboratively with stakeholders to generate high quality research and insights, then this is the role for you.

Job details

Position status Contract
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Research
Classification PO6
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/323231
Closing date 07-Oct-2019
Job duration 5 Year Contract
Contact person Kerry Mulligan
Contact details 07 3360 6215

The Principal Research & Insights Officer is responsible for: 

  • Leading the Research and Insights business unit in driving research innovation and insights in the context of the Commission's work.
  • Coordinating and managing multiple major Research and Insights projects and Commission officers allocated to those projects.
  • Using high level analytical and conceptual skills, especially in the context of designing and carrying out Research and Insights projects.
  • Providing high level methodological and analytical advice within the context of the Commission's work.
  • Using data to create insights for various stakeholders
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, particularly in relation to obtaining data and disseminating findings.
  • Communicating with influence the outcomes and insights of research.
  • Guiding and assisting other staff in writing reports and producing visualisations suitable for multiple audiences, arising out of the research.
  • Contributing to the professional development of other research and insights officers.


Qualifications/ Professional Registrations/ Other Requirements:

  • Possession of tertiary qualifications in information technology, computing or another related fields is highly desirable.  
  • Qualifications acquired from an overseas educational institution will only be accepted where the qualification has been recognised to an equivalent level in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • Certified copies of all qualifications must be produced at time of interview.


For more detailed information, including how to apply, download the role description.

For any inquiries, please contact Kerry Mulligan, A/Director, Research & Insights, on telephone (07) 3360 6215 or email

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

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