Victorian Institute of Sport

Data Intelligence Lead

Monday, 20 August 2018

Following a review of the VIS Data Intelligence capabilities, the VIS is seeking an experienced, qualified and passionate individual to devise, coordinate, manage and ‘champion’ all Data projects within the VIS to identify the development of technical solutions to remove bottlenecks, streamline systems and maximize return on investment.

Reporting to the VIS Performance Director, you must possess the capacity to:  Assess exactly what data is collected and why?  Discovery of how that data is being used?  Understand why any existing data isn’t being fully utilized?  Identify missing data that could add value in support of decision making?  With the management team, identify improvement opportunities.  Lead and architect all VIS data projects and direction.  Opportunity scope, stage and prioritize.  Take overall project management responsibility of all data initiatives.  Plan, implement and administer the Athlete Management System (AMS) – (commercial name Smartabase).

The role is based in Melbourne, utilizing the expertise and facilities of the VIS in Albert Park.

You will require strong leadership, planning, communication and coordination skills given the role will involve working with coaches, performance support staff and management with varying technical skills and knowledge. Therefore a strong emphasis will be placed on the successful applicant having demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication and negotiation skills, and experience of working with and across multiple organizations and disciplines, along with the technical knowledge needed to be successful.

Remuneration for the full-time position will reward your skills and experience.


Sound like you? Obtain an Information Pack with further information about the application process, the VIS and this role from Andrew Nolen, Senior Performance Coordinator (Podium) at the VIS, on (03) 9425 0013 or email Applications must be received at the VIS no later than 12:00 noon (AEST) Friday 14th September, 2018. Only applications from candidates with a current legal right to work in Australia and which address the essential selection criteria outlined in the Position Description under “Experience and Skills” will be considered.

Initial interviews are planned be conducted in Melbourne or via Skype, on 2nd / 3rd October, 2018, with potential second interviews planned for week beginning 8th October (Exact dates/times to be confirmed following shortlisting)


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