Senior Business Analyst

Victoria Police is a large organisation employing police, public servants and protective services officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce which includes people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/20025902S
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: Until 15/06/2018
Attachments: C3153.docx (Word, 432KB)
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Contact: James Plant
9247 6838 or

Position Details

  • VPSG-5 range $92,253 - $111,619 p.a. + super + leave loading
  • One (1) full time, fixed term (until 15/06/2018) position available
  • Working within the Strategic Investment Management Division, Strategic Investment, Reporting and Audit Department located at the Victoria Police Centre, 637 Flinders Street, Docklands*

About the Division

Based in the Victoria Police Centre, the Strategic Investment Management (SIM) team is the central coordination point for all of Victoria Police's investment priorities. The team maintains relationships with Victoria Police portfolio areas, Executive Command and Government Departments, to ensure that the organisation is appropriately resourced to achieve its strategic objectives.

The SIM team manages the annual process of developing and preparing Victoria Police's funding proposals in the lead-up to the State Budget. Last year, the SIM team worked on business cases that eventually led to a record $2 billion investment in Victoria Police, announced in the 2017 Community Safety Statement.

About the Role

The Senior Business Analyst will take responsibility for managing research and analysis of business issues, initiatives and practices and will then report on outcomes and make recommendations aligned with organisational strategy and planning processes.  In collaboration with the key stakeholders this role will also contribute to the development of policy, strategic business plans and service delivery options that support organisational objectives.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Developing and monitoring business performance including analysing and reporting trends
  • Delivery of quality business outcomes which are consistent with the strategic direction of the organisation and their investment requirements
  • Development of information tools for management to ensure the accurate assessment and control of business performance
  • Supporting the process of planning new initiatives and organisational change management
  • Analysing and assessing the operational implications of identified initiatives – including developing options and costings
  • Preparing briefings and submissions for a range of stakeholders, including senior management, Executive Command, Government Departments and the Minister for Police

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • Highly developed research and analytical skills with proven experience in successfully providing solutions for a range of complex issues
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with demonstrated capability in the preparation of comprehensive reports, plans and proposals
  • Working in collaboration with stakeholders to develop and model business requirements using best practice frameworks and methodologies
  • Knowledge of relevant governing legislation, regulations, reporting directives and proven ability to provide authoritative advice in relation to these
  • Proven ability to monitor stakeholder satisfaction, and constructively manage issues to ensure positive outcomes for the stakeholder and the organisation
  • A relevant tertiary qualification – for example: Business (Non-IT)


Requirements and relevant information

*Your usual place of work will be within the Strategic Investment Management Division, Strategic Investment, Reporting and Audit Department; however you may be required to work at any other division within the Department as required.

How to Apply

Please click the “Apply Now” button at the bottom of this advertisement. Please view the full Position Description attached to this advertisement before applying. If you are experiencing accessibility issues, please open the Position Description through Acrobat Reader.

Applicants must address the full selection criteria and include a resume within their application.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact James Plant on (03) 9247 6838 or via email

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement/adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact  the VPS Recruitment Team via email



Please note: No applications will be accepted via email, applicants must click on “Apply Now” to submit an application.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Monday 21 August 2017.

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