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/E20025900G
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description.docx (Word, 584KB)

2. Application Form.docx (Word, 632KB)

Contact: Katie Bishop
(03) 8335 6347 or

Position Details

About the role:

The Investment and Reporting Division (IRD), within the Investment Governance and Assurance Department (IGAD) is responsible for overseeing the investment planning, development of investment proposals and Expenditure Review Committee (ERC) business cases, and the provision of performance and compliance reporting with statutory, corporate and project obligations for Victoria Police.

Within IRD, is the Integrated Portfolio Office (IPO) which provides the end-to-end investment management pipeline for Victoria Police. This is undertaken through supporting the organisation in investment planning and the development of funding proposals and business cases to be considered by the ERC.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Business Analyst, who will report to the Manager IPO and will support the Investment Planning and Management team in the development of the organisation's Expenditure Review Committee (ERC) business cases.

This role involves working closely with business areas in developing their ERC bids. You will be expected to approach the subject matter for business cases with critical thinking and a solutions-focussed mindset. This will require the ability to consider a range of policy, financial and operational matters in often time limited and high-pressure situations. You will apply your research and analytical skills in the evaluation of different funding options, drawing on your policy and problem-solving acumen to support the Team's financial analysis in costing proposals.

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

Your duties will include:

  • Contribution to the end-to-end development of ERC business cases for the State Budget and out of session ERC meetings
  • Quickly gaining a working knowledge of the business areas for which you are developing business cases
  • Identifying solutions to problems in the development of proposals and in supporting projects
  • Supporting facilitation of requirements gathering and Investment Logic Map workshops to support business case development
  • Writing briefings and submissions for executive and government consideration
  • Liaising with a range of internal and external stakeholders across a wider range of areas including policy, corporate and operational
  • Supporting the leadership team in the delivery of the Team's priorities.

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Extensive experience in applying your business and policy analysis skills
  • Extensive stakeholder experience including the ability to be able to gain support for your proposed approach and dealing with stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong policy and projects expertise

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 candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement.

Applications close midnight, Tuesday 3 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: Katie Bishop on (03) 8335 6347 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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