Business Analyst

The Portable Long Service Authority is seeking a Business Analyst to enhance efficiency and effectiveness within our organisation by implementing Business Process Management and reviewing key processes. This role involves leading system design and optimisation efforts, gathering and analysing business requirements, and ensuring solutions meet the Authority's needs. The ideal candidate should possess extensive knowledge in CRM and reporting systems, strong analytical and system management skills, and experience in Lean Six Sigma and Agile methodologies, while also excelling in communication and relationship-building across varying skill levels.
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Department: Portable Long Service Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Bendigo - Loddon area
Reference: VG/1794742
Closing Date: 29-May-2024
Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: Position Description - Business Analyst - VPS5.docx (Word, 845KB)

Position Description - Business Analyst - VPS5.pdf (PDF, 243KB)

Contact: Dougal Strachan

Position Details

About us

The Portable Long Service Authority (the Authority) is an independent statutory body established to administer the Long Service Benefits Portability Act 2018. The Act, together with the Long Service Benefits Portability Regulations 2020 provide a Portable Long Service Benefits Scheme. The Authority plays an important role in allowing workers in the community services, contract cleaning and security industries to build up long service benefits based on time in their industry rather than with a single employer. We foster an inclusive and collaborative culture that celebrates achievements and allows everyone to contribute to our success.

About the role

As a Business Analyst at the Portable Long Service Authority, you will play a crucial role in driving efficiency and effectiveness within our organisation. The Authority is undertaking a priority program of work implementing Business Process Management and reviewing our key process and procedures, the Business Analyst will be instrumental in embedding frameworks, documenting, change and review processes and applying Lean Six Sigma thinking, methodologies and support our processes to continue to be as efficient and effective as possible. Reporting to the Senior Business Analyst, you will lead efforts to design and optimise systems, gather, and analyse business requirements, and provide expert guidance to ensure our solutions meet the needs of the Authority. In this role, you will be responsible for facilitating requirements gathering and design workshops to explore and capture business, functional, and technical requirements, including exceptions and business rules. 

About you

The successful applicant will offer extensive knowledge in CRM and reporting systems, backed by strong analytical and system management skills to interpret business needs and deliver clear, actionable solutions. You will have strong interpersonal skills to establish relationships and communicate complex technical information across varying skill levels, including stakeholders, suppliers, and colleagues. Proven experience and qualifications as a Business Analyst in a similar role is needed, and experience in Lean Six Sigma, Agile, TGOF is desirable.

Why work at the Authority

  • Located in the heart of Bendigo, where you can enjoy a modern and collaborative working environment with open plan workspaces, fully equipped meeting rooms, and state-of-the-art facilities
  • We value work-life balance and offer hybrid working options, including two days of work from home per week
  • You can benefit from above award wages and annual salary increases under the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement
  • Generous leave entitlements, along with paid study leave, paid parental leave, purchased leave and more
  • Learning and development opportunities, annual performance plans, public sector networking, along with on the job learning and development
  • Your well-being is important to us, which is why we offer a free and confidential Employee Assistance Program, as well as other health and well-being initiatives

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria (Max. 1 page).

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.

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQ, people with disability, as diversity and inclusion drives our success.

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