Business Analyst (VPSG4)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 40.99 - 46.51 per hour
23 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Public sector
The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports six ministers, spans 15 portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Business Analyst
  • $86,558 - $98,210 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term / 12 months
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 1 Spring Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to be part of the Operations team at Working for Victoria. As the Business Analyst, you'll be part of an energetic Technology and Operations team focused on developing innovative digital tools to help the team helping Victorians, including people who have lost their jobs due to the economic impacts of COVID19, find work.

The Business Analyst reports to the Manager, Business Process Improvement - Working for Victoria and is responsible for evaluating and understanding processes and requirements for the Working for Victoria project. Key to this role will be the demonstrated experience to analyse and distil information and define opportunities for improvement to the operations and digital product interfaces.

To be successful in this role you will have a background as a business analyst within a digital / IT systems context, demonstrating dedication towards continuous business process improvement. The position requires exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking and a demonstrated ability to communicate and influence stakeholders as well as working closely with them to determine solutions within a complex working environment.

Most importantly you will be excited by a role that will be instrumental in helping to build a stronger, fairer and more inclusive Victoria and how we can best set the Group up for success.

The key accountabilities for the role will include:
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, providing relevant information and advice to ensure appropriate solutions are delivered.
  • Contribute to the implementation of key projects including Working for Victoria Programs, developing solutions, monitoring performance against objectives, managing risks and issues, and participating in evaluation to ensure objectives and outcomes are delivered on time.
  • Work with the leadership team to support continuous business process improvement initiatives, implementing change and monitoring progress to ensure the success of key projects.
  • Facilitate workshops and elicit requirements, documenting in the form of use cases, user stories and functional specifications to facilitate information flow between the business and system development teams.
  • Discover, design and deliver on business process improvement opportunities in collaboration with stakeholders, driving and embedding efficiencies to optimise outcomes for the Working for Victoria fund.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Joel Dorman - HR/Recruitment Coordinator on or 0417 895 635.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the 'Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 4 November 2020.