Data Story lead

  • Company:
    The Start Smart
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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The Start Smart enables pragmatic approaches and insights to design the workplace of tomorrow with leaders across the private, public and social sectors locally, around the world.

To thrive in the workplace of tomorrow, we place meaningful work and human centred design as our fundamental core to help organisations blend their strategies, technologies and human capabilities. Our teams of disruptive thinkers, problem-solvers and futurists are ready to initiate everyday.

Job Description

As The Start Smart’s Data Story Lead, you will be integral in mining the requisite data, statistical mapping and constructing data stories for each unique project. You are a logical yet human-centered individual who is capable of combining the data aspects with the human-driven notions required to deliver successful Start Smart products.


  • Mine and construct data stories for client organisations for product development
  • Collaborate with our predictive modelling teams to showcase data journeys which ultimately tell a data story
  • Exude and combine the qualities of a data scientist and analyst to ensure the best outcome in our client projects
  • Be responsible for data mining, storing and cleanup for the purposes of model building
  • Lead for disruption when required


  • An entrepreneurial mindset that understands the fast-paced nature of a start-up
  • As a start-up we cannot accord a long time-frame for onboarding. The ideal person for this role must be someone who is ready to hit the ground running
  • Must be someone who takes initiative through intuition
  • Ability to both learn and work with our team of strategists, researchers, and solutions
  • Understand the neo challenges in today’s ever-changing business world
  • Self organised and highly agile in your work
  • Start-up mentality that’s prepared to be hands-on 
  • Ability to think out of the box and creatively
  • Have a disruptive mindset that is willing to go against industry norm


  • Post Graduate or PHD in data analytics and science, computer science, mathematics and statistics or equivalent qualification highly appreciated
  • Extensive relevant professional experience in analytics and data science with at least 2 years of working experience
  • Familiarity with agile methodology
  • Proficient in coding languages such as SQL, Java and Python 
  • Proficient in programs such as Microsoft Excel, Tableau and other relevant data software

Additional Information

What’s in it for you:

  • Hypergrowth within the company to prove who you are without following the status quo
  • Extremely Generous new business development commission structure given our current startup phase 
  • Stock Options, own a piece of what you are building
  • Learn a variety of startup initiatives from a ground level
  • Work closely with the founder and senior management team
  • Flexible work at your own time and pace as long as you meet your deliverables with options to work remotely
  • Opportunity to join a Startup that will be launching in various countries allowing for the ability to travel with the company as it grows
  • Frequent remunerations reviews to align your growth with the growth of the business

Due to the sensitive nature of the role, this role is currently only open to AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS & PERMANENT RESIDENTS