Business Analyst (VPSG5)

Melbourne, Australia
USD 47.30 - 57.23 per hour
22 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Public sector
At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we're looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We're all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we'd love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of young people and recognises that young peoples' rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit

We're proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

About the Community Safety Building Authority

The Community Safety Building Authority (CSBA) within the Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) has been established to design, procure, build and upgrade the infrastructure needed to keep communities safe.

The CSBA provides end-to-end project development, management and delivery of Victoria's new prisons, youth justice centres, court and custody facilities, emergency services facilities and public safety features such as pedestrian walkway bollards and CCTV networks. As well as delivering new infrastructure CSBA modernises, expands and upgrades existing facilities.

The CSBA has a highly skilled workforce of experienced professionals from across the public and private sectors that support the development, procurement and delivery oversight of major capital projects. The CSBA team includes specialists in community safety infrastructure, project management, engineering, cost management, commercial management, planning and design.

The CSBA has three business units - the Office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Major Projects and Program Delivery.

Within Program Delivery exists the Emergency Services Infrastructure Authority (ESIA), which manage and deliver critical emergency services infrastructure projects. ESIA works collaboratively with the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES), Life Saving Victoria (LSV) and the Marine Search and Rescue (MSAR) sector to ensure building and infrastructure projects are delivered on time and within budget.

ESIA will work with local clubs, units, councils and other key stakeholders to oversee these projects, ensuring volunteers have access to modern, fit-for-purpose facilities. ESIA has a program of work, geographically spread across the state, initially on the delivery of new VICSES Units, as well as working with local lifesaving and surf lifesaving clubs, Councils and Life Saving Victoria to deliver new clubhouses, along with the delivery of new vessels for MSAR volunteers.

Why work for us?

Employees at CSBA have access to a wide variety of opportunities, with an extensive range of career and capability development programs designed to develop our teams. We want you to grow and develop with us. We want your work to provide you with a strong sense of purpose and achievement.

We are committed to providing you with a supportive and inclusive culture and to supporting your work-life balance. Our people can take advantage of flexible working arrangements such as flexible hours, compressed working hours, working from home and additional purchased leave, leave at half-pay or leave without pay.

As part of the DJCS, CSBA has one of the most progressive health and wellbeing programs in the industry. We recognise that our people are critical to our ability to successfully deliver our projects and we take a holistic approach to engaging and retaining our people. You can access free professional advice and support to empower you to deal with a wide range of professional and personal issues. This includes career and personal development, legal issues, nutrition and lifestyle, mental health issues and relationship issues. You can also access discounted private health insurance, fitness classes and gym memberships, and excellent bicycle facilities.

About the Role

This Business Analyst role will contribute to a significant and high-profile infrastructure program being led by ESIA and delivered in collaboration with a range of program partners and stakeholders.

The role will be responsible for producing a variety of critical project and program inputs, including the management, planning, identification, documentation, review and analysis of business processes and business requirements across the full project lifecycle. The role may also involve developing specifications, defining service levels and key performance criteria for use in procurement processes and vendor/volunteer management.

This role requires a responsive and flexible approach to managing deliverables to deadlines, as well as high capability in managing diverse stakeholders with sometimes competing priorities and requirements.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the planning, identification, documentation, review and analysis of business processes and business requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the planning and execution of acceptance tests on complex projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working on complex projects through the full lifecycle.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.