Senior Application and Reporting Analyst

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/030263B
Closing Date: 28-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 20180813 Senior Application and Reporting Analyst_PD_VPS5 .doc (Word, 171KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nirmala Franklin
(03) 8392 5986

Position Details


  • $95,275 - $115,276 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term (12 months)
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (flexibility may be available)

The position of Senior Application and Reporting Analyst forms a part of the Service Centre under the office of the Office of Chief Strategy Officer.

Corporate Services actively supports Ministers and DEDJTR portfolio groups to create the conditions for sustainable economic development and employment growth. The Group works collaboratively to deliver integrated and operational functions across the department, leading the development of governance, people, culture, systems and capability. Corporate Services deliver service excellence through collaboration with DEDJTR partners, stakeholders and clients.

It comprises Financial Management; Ministerial and Portfolio Services; People and Workplace Services; Strategic Procurement; Technology Services; Service Centre and Office of the Chief Corporate Strategy Officer.

The Senior Application and Reporting Analyst is to support the maintenance and development of the Department Core Reporting System (Cognos BI and Cognos TM1) and related feeder system data interfaces; ensure systems operate effectively and efficiently and in accordance with defined policy guidelines. The role drives improvements to the effectiveness and efficiency of DEDJTR's budgeting and reporting processes, primarily through maintaining appropriate internal controls and ensuring alignment between agreed business processes and DEDJTR's IBM Cognos/TM1 budgeting and reporting system. The role is focused on the end user, providing training and designing solutions that meet identified business needs.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Extensive experience in utilising Cognos BI and Cognos TMI to deliver on agreed business processes, including report and cube building capability.
    •  Support Cognos BI and Cognos TM1 Budget, Forecast, reports and cubes.
    •  Support Budget, Forecast and other Contributor models in TM1.
    •  Minor Fixes and enhancement to existing BI and TM1 reports
    •  Minimum 5 years' experience in a Cognos support or development role
    •  Extensive experience in reporting toolsets:
    • Cognos TM1 Perspective/ Planning Analytics for Excel
    • IBM TM1 Contributor and TM1 Web
    • Cognos Report Studio and Framework Manager or equivalent in new version
    • Proficient in SQL Server DB and understands data warehouse design theory
    • Experience with Cognos best practices & methodologies

For a confidential discussion, please call Nirmala Franklin, Manager - Reporting User Support Services on (03) 8392 5986.

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 see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 28 October 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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