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2022 Data Analytics Graduate Program

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At Melbourne Water, we're spirited and passionate: we care about water, and all life that springs from it.  Together, we’re working to enhance liveability through careful management of Melbourne’s most precious resource, we do so by engaging and inspiring our people to be the best that they can be to ensure the delivery of Melbourne Water’s vision, purpose and strategy.  

We are excited to announce that we have commenced recruitment for our two year Graduate Program, with placements to commence in late January 2022.  This is a fantastic opportunity for graduates to join Melbourne Water and be supported in their growth and development through structured programs that are relevant to their discipline.  The program aims to develop practical experience and immerse placements in the collaborative and inclusive culture that our people embrace.  

Upon completing the two-year program, you will be offered an ongoing role with Melbourne water. 

For this program, graduates will work and complete three rotations. You will be provided hands on learning experience, career development and a true alignment and connection to future opportunities.  You will work closely with industry professionals and other water industry Graduates whilst enjoying a supportive and friendly culture. You will have an excellent eye for detail and the ability to follow a process accurately across a full range of functions. In addition, you will have a personable and enthusiastic manner and the desire to always do the best work you can. 

At Melbourne Water we partner with other Water Authorities to bring professional development opportunities to our Graduates as a cohort. As well as formal learning in key capabilities that support you to thrive, you start building your professional network across the Water Industry from day one. A key part of this development program will see you participate in an Innovation Challenge, which provides an intensive and immersive learning experience, solving real challenges faced by the Water Industry.

What Can Our Data And Analytics Graduate At Melbourne Water Expect?

Projects and challenging experiences, the program will provide flexibility to rotate across different business roles with training, support and exposure to projects and new experiences.  

Continued learning and development, each graduate will receive ongoing learning from both our internal teams and external partners, to develop skills and experience in an inclusive approach.    

Mentors and networking opportunities, you will be supported by a mentor with a chance to build networks in the water industry and share experiences with their fellow graduates.

Melbourne Water has a strong diversity & inclusion program and an environment that has been developed to support the health, safety and wellbeing of all its employees and the community.

We are looking for student who have completed their undergraduate degrees in 2021 with a consistent academic record in the discipline of Data and Analytics. We are seeking to employ a Graduate in our Customer and Strategy group. We encourage applications from Grads who love problem solving, like developing meaningful lead and lag metrics and dashboards to measure performance, understand trends and overall have analytical mindset.

The Role

You’ll contribute to significant and meaningful projects whilst expanding your skills, challenging yourself and taking momentous steps in building your career. You will be supported through a structured learning and development program, various on the job activities, and networking opportunities. 

You will receive ongoing coaching and mentoring, have exposure to strategic thinking to build your expertise and experience. You will work closely with industry professionals and be provided  hands on learning in the following areas; Development of analytics (both financial and non-financial) performance measures that contribute to strategic planning at Melbourne Water. Partner with our analytics and modelling teams to obtain information required to support tactical and strategic decision-making. Assist with reviewing relevant business reports and engage with stakeholders to understand their context and identify opportunities to develop engagement with relevant internal and external stakeholders. Get involved with the development of dashboards and other tools for internal decision makers. Support the wider team with developing insights that assist in aligning priority service initiatives and develop metrics to assess whole of service performance.

During the program you will have opportunities to connect with other water industry Graduates whilst enjoying a supportive and friendly culture. You will have an continuous improvement mindset and the ability to follow a process accurately across a full range of functions. In addition, you will have a personable and enthusiastic manner and the desire to always do the best work you can.

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate People and Capability team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents. We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.

Growth & Development

We’re a curious bunch at Melbourne Water and relish any opportunity to learn something new. We are in the business of enhancing life and liveability, which lends itself to re-imagining what’s possible and challenging the status quo. We offer a variety of learning opportunities; from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand. We believe that learning happens every day, so we support our people to continuously learn and experiment in the flow of their work, designing their own development path.


Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Recently completed a degree in Data and Analytics or a related degree
  • A demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a high achieving team 
  • An Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident at time of application
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Demonstrate an aptitude for learning, developing and driving solutions while being part of our community that strives to make a difference.  

How to apply

  • Click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: 24th October 2021 at 11:55pm AEST

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position. 

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Data Science and Analytics, Information Technology,

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Closing Date:24th Oct 2021, 12:55 pm


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