Business Analyst

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20010005
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description C2500.docx (Word, 579KB)

Contact: Catherine Bennett
8533 1332 or

Position Details

About the role:

The Organisational Performance Division provides accurate business intelligence from a range of corporate data sets. This intelligence is used by managers at all levels of the organisation to help make informed decisions in relation to planning, strategy development, tasking and coordination, rostering and performance. The division is introducing a portal presence and visual analytics software to give VicPol managers and intelligence practitioners easy access to important performance related data.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Developing dashboards and other data visualisations.
  • Developing, managing, and maintaining data models.
  • Engaging with stakeholders to understand requirements.
  • Innovating solutions for the consumption of data at all levels of the organisation.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • a good aptitude for analysis, a naturally enquiring mind, and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • strong team-working skills.
  • good organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • willingness to learn and work with a range of IT applications, including some specialised data collection, analysis, and presentation tools.
  • SAS programming experience required and HTML, JavaScript and CSS highly desirable.
  • good communication skills.
  • motivation, drive, focus, initiative, and innovation.
  • ability to respond to changing requirements and priorities and ability to adapt to unpredictable circumstances.
  • ability to develop Business Intelligence reporting products.
  • an aptitude with utilising a range of information and technology within a sensitive and confidential environment.
  • conceptual and analytical skills and the proven use of initiative in solving problems.
  • well-developed written and oral communication.
  • ability to provide guidance and assistance and work successfully and effectively in a small team environment.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, ongoing position available.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria – found in the position description attached to the job advertisement

Applications close midnight, Sunday 1 October 2023.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms: Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (Careers.vic) or Seek. Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

For further information, please contact:Catherine Bennett on (03) 8533 1332 or

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 requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email or on (03) 8533 1440.

About Us:

Victoria Police has a dedicated workforce of more than 22,000 employees consisting of police, protective services officers, police custody officers, and public service staff. Each employee plays a vital role in providing the 24/7, 365 days a year emergency response and public safety capability the organisation delivers to its community. As a Victoria Police employee, you have a dedication and commitment to community safety. 

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to Victoria Police. We want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to our employees, our services, and our community.

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