Transition Senior Business Analyst

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

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Department: Department of Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DH/CSI/1665713
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 30/06/2024
Attachments: PD Proposal 2022.321 (1).docx (Word, 168KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Varun Krishnan

Position Details


Reporting to the Digital Mental Health Manager, the Senior Business Analyst will provide sound advice, proposals and recommendations on the transition from the current statewide mental health information system to the new statewide Mental Health and Wellbeing Record, based on analysis, consideration and consultation with stakeholders.  This work is being delivered in response Recommendation 62 of the Royal Commission into the Victorian Mental Health System (RCVMHS). This role is a critical enabler of the Victoria's mental health reform agenda. The program will improve the provision of, and access to a single shared view of the person being cared for. This will help consumers and carers to actively manage their treatment and care, and support service providers in the safe management and transfer of care.

Are you

  • Experienced with the Victoria's digital health sector, with excellent business engagement and change management oversight skills?
  • Able to liaise, foster and forge new and ongoing relationships with a range of stakeholders in a complex mental health care operating environment to problem solve and influence their engagement?
  • Knowledgeable about data governance, privacy and consent legislation to provide advice to stakeholders in order to achieve overall business objectives?


  • Be able to conceptualise the mental health reform agenda and develop innovative and practical solutions to problems.
  • Produce clear, concise and accurate written documentation for both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Lead the review of workflow, process mapping and systems integration processes for a highly complex enterprise process and service.
  • Provide expert advice utilising modern best practice techniques about the feasibility and suitability of proposed solutions to optimise business performance.
  • Develop and communicate business analysis advice including supporting relevant legislation in respect of mental health information sharing.Contribute to relevant meetings, including Health Service Engagement, Health Services Change and Adoption, Project Control and Steering committees.
  • Where responsible for overseeing, monitoring, or delivering projects, ensure they are delivered in accordance with relevant legislation and government regulations and guidelines. 
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19. Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made. If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through rather than via external advertisement.

For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <>

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