Business Analyst (multiple positions) (VPSG5)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 48.61 - 58.82 per hour
14 Feb 2021
02 Mar 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
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 (multiple positions)
  • $101,120 - $122,348 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed term / 3 years
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 1 Spring Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The position of Business Analyst forms a part of the Delivery Centre branch within Corporate Services Group. The Delivery Centre has been established to improve performance in delivering the department's projects on time, on budget. This is to be achieved through a variety of strategies including identifying best-practice approaches to project and program delivery within the department, developing associated guidance and tools to support a consistent approach across the department, and establishing robust monitoring and reporting capabilities on departmental performance in project and program delivery.

The Business Analyst reports to the Program Outcomes and Analytics Manager. The Business Analyst will leverage department-wide project and program data to build data manipulation tools and dashboards for Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions stakeholders and decision makers including but not limited to departmental executives, deputy secretaries and the Secretary.

The Business Analyst will assist in the design and production of regular standardised and on-demand reports that provide information on public value delivered by the Department. A key challenge for the role will be streamlining the data collection and management task across the department as well as finding opportunities to automate as much of the data collection and reporting functions as possible.

Reporting to the Program Outcomes and Analytics Manager, the key accountabilities of the role will include:
  • Build and design requested systems, products, and frameworks
  • Contribute to the development of program outcome reporting and analytic products, including data visualisation tools to provide the Executive Board, Deputy Secretaries, and other senior leaders with improved intelligence on DJPR project status, outcomes, and their relationship with demographic, socio-economic, and other factors
  • Engage with key internal and external stakeholders to develop user requirements for reporting and analytics products, and to guide product iteration
  • Leverage Departmental and other available data to contribute to the development of evidence-based recommendations and decisions

For a confidential discussion, please contact Mark Wiggins, Executive Director - Delivery Centre on 0418 608 805 or

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 28 February 2021

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