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Research Analyst - Road Safety - Geelong

Transport Accident Commission
  • Full time, fixed term, three year contract
  • Geelong office location, with flexible hybrid working
  • Competitive starting salary $93,482 base plus superannuation
  • Annual bonus and salary packaging options

Care in Action

With a career at the TAC, you’ll be helping us look out for the lives of everyone who travels on Victoria’s roads. That’s care in action.

Right now, we’re seeking a Research Analyst, Road Safety who will play their part in this shared purpose, while also supporting the progress of colleagues and road safety partners so they can achieve great things. That’s truly rewarding work that will help us continue to deliver life-critical services where it matters.

About the role

The Research Analyst, Road Safety will assist in guiding the design, implementation and reporting of the TAC’s road safety social research program and undertake analysis to derive insights from road safety data working with the Senior Data Analyst & Social Research Lead. Success in this role will see you assist in the delivery of the Road Safety Research, Insight and Evaluation team’s social research program as well as actively working with Road Safety’s data sets and systems, whilst ensuring data and research accuracy.

About the Team

The Research Analyst, Road Safety sits within the Planning, Research, Insights & Technology branch within the broader Road Safety division. Reporting directly into the Manager, you will be supported by and work closely with the Senior Data Analyst and Social Research Lead. The team are primarily Geelong office based and have a Tuesday as their office anchor day, two days will be office based work and then the remaining two days can be flexible with what works best for you. Thriving on collaboration and bouncing new ideas of one-another, the team have created an open, friendly and supportive culture together.

What we’re looking for

Research and analytical support

  • Support and assist in guiding the TAC Road Safety Research, Insights and Evaluation team’s social research program with sampling methodologies, research questionnaire development and review, research program progress, reporting, knowledge translation and supporting the management of research panels
  • Support the provision of data analysis and reporting of quantitative road safety data to provide insight into fatality and serious injury statistics, produce reports and track performance against relevant key performance indicators
  • Manage Road Safety’s internal databases and systems, maintaining and updating statistical information on websites
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with business and research stakeholders across the TAC and with the TAC’s road safety partners, research suppliers, national and international road safety organisations, authorities and research bodies, and members of the general public
  • Demonstrated expertise in communicating clearly and effectively in a variety of contexts and to a wide range of audiences.

Research and analytical experience and/or qualification

  • Tertiary, or other relevant qualification(s) or demonstrable on the job experience in a relevant discipline i.e. 4 year degree in psychology / social sciences / or other relevant discipline (highly desirable) and;
  • Demonstrated experience in an analytical role in the area of social research, preferably in road safety research


  • Curious, proactive and open-minded work style and mind-set
  • Coordinate research projects conducted by external research providers (e.g. the Annual Road Safety Monitor), ensuring timelines and objectives are met
  • Keep abreast of the relevant road safety and injury prevention academic / research literature
  • Contribute to the development of high quality computer based systems, complex programs and solutions, including associated governance, for the appropriate management of road safety data

Why you’ll love it here

There’s more to work than a competitive salary and amazing employee benefits. As our newest Research Analyst, Road Safety, you’ll also:

Be rewarded for great work

Corporate incentive plans, quarterly excellence rewards, and development pathways. Do great work and you’ll get rewarded for it.

Grow and go places

We’re invested in your progress. When you work for one of Victoria’s largest and leading workplaces, you’ll receive extensive opportunities for internal development and access to the LinkedIn Learning Digital Hub.

Be supported at every step

Be a part of an inclusive, diverse team that thrives on support and collaboration. With flexible hybrid working arrangements to set you up for success.

Ready to put care in action? We’d like to hear from you.

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your Cover Letter and Resume. If successful, you’ll progress to an interview. All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application.

For more information, read the attached Position Description or contact David Young, Manager – Research, Insights & Evaluation on 0409 869 618 for a confidential discussion.

If we can do anything to help make applying for this role easier, please let our People, Culture & Engagement Team know at [email protected] using the subject line: Research Analyst - Road Safety - Geelong enquiry via EthicalJobs. If over the phone is better for you, our number is 5225 7500.

A safe place to work

We’re committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of employees. This extends to inclusion, diversity and accessibility in our employment practices. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, people with disability, women and gender diverse people, culturally diverse and LGBTIQ+ people to apply for our roles.

At the TAC we are committed to the safety of children and young people. For more information regarding our commitment to child safety, please visit our website.

This role will require you to have a valid Working with Children Check.

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