Principal Business Analyst, Regulation and Reform (VPSG6)

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
$125,893 - $168,473
20 May 2022
04 Jun 2022
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

Are you:
  • an excellent communicator
  • experienced in translating legistalive reforms into ICT system requirements
  • able to prioritise work effectively to deliver on pressing businees needs
An exciting opportunity exists for a Principal Business Analyst on a fixed term basis in the System Reform and Workforce division.

The Principal Business Analyst will play a key role in supporting the Human Services Regulator (HSR) towards becoming an independent regulator. Legislative reforms to the Child Safe Standards and the Social Services Regulation Reforms expand our responsibility as a regulator to the Victorian community and require the enhancement of our ICT systems and/or the acquisition of new systems. The Principal Business Analyst will manage the requirements definition and support the delivery of the systems and processes required to support an efficient transition to the new regulatory schemes.

The System Reform and Workforce division applies a strategic lens to the complexity of the department's clients, portfolios and ways we work. The work of this division seeks to drive the reform narrative and investment within the department and ensure alignment with broader whole-of-government reforms. The division also looks towards the future of the department's service delivery pipeline and devises workforce strategies to build capacity and capability within staff and invest in psychological and wellbeing supports for our service delivery workforce.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria and qualification requirements for the role please refer to the Position Description attached.

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) based on Victorian Chief Health Officer's Directions as issued and updated from time to time. Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and the duties performed. The department's policy (attached) outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the department. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required. For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement. Please refer to the attached policy for more information - DFFH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Applicants are required to submit a CV and cover letter outlining their suitability to the position in line with the Key Selection Criteria (max 2 pages)

All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to JSE) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) portal.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. c

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

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