Business Analyst

The business analyst will be responsible for providing support to the Kindergarten Attendance team to ensure policy, legislative and business needs are identified and documented comprehensively for the development of the IT system. This role works closely with the Kindergarten Attendance Program Team, Policy Managers, Policy Officers, and IT technical specialists both within the Department and external vendors.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Technology
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/ECE/20013824D
Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 30.06.2024
Attachments: 4a_20013824_ Business Analyst_Position Description_Kindergarten Attendance.doc (Word, 258KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Anna Smith

Position Details

The implementation of the Kindergarten Attendance system will require the capture and management of a significant number of requirements both business and technical. The business analyst will require experience and proven abilities in business analysis techniques and outputs to be effective in delivering the required deliverables. They will need to work closely with a wide range of stakeholders to gain a detailed understanding of the requirements from a business and policy perspective and manage stakeholder expectations. They will be expected to use a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project principles and practices with a tailored Agile development approach to fit large, complex, business-critical projects with the appropriate level of planning and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.
Excellent stakeholder engagement is expected and will require active internal and external stakeholder management to build strong and effective relationships by demonstrating high professional standards and being able to engage business and technical stakeholders in conversations to achieve the desired outcomes.

The Department of Education and Training (DET) leads on Victorian Child Information and Early Childhood Systems reforms and will continue to refine and implement Child Link and the Kindergarten Information Management System (KIMS) and will lead on the delivery of technology to support measuring attendance at kindergarten. In working together, we will make the best use of information and data to contribute to better outcomes for children today and into the future. Responding to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse, Child Information Sharing (CIS) reforms promote the optimisation of children's engagement in government-funded services, and a shared commitment to child well-being and safety across services and communities.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

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Applications close 7 February 2023

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