Senior Business Analyst

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Department: Victoria Police
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Analyst
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/E20033841
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $105,479 - $127,621
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 1. Position Description - C3153.docx (Word, 444KB)

2. VPS Application Form - 20033841.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 ERC.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Business Analyst, who will report to the Manager IPO and be responsible for working with stakeholders to collate information and support the identification of future investment requests for Government's consideration. This work also informs the role's responsibility to coordinate, develop and manage ERC business cases, through close consultation with internal and external stakeholders.  

This role is expected to obtain knowledge quickly about the business cases being led and contributed to, and see you apply extensive research and analytical skills in the assessment of the problems, benefits, options and recommended solution to be presented for Government's consideration. You will also support the financial analysis to inform the costings for the proposals.   

As a Senior Business Analyst, you will be expected to approach the subject matter for business cases with critical thinking and a solution-focussed mindset. Delivery of outputs are often in high pressured situations and with limited information available. The role will need also need to consider a range of government policy, financial and operational matters. 

Your ability to communicative effectively through verbal briefings and written business cases is also essential. A strong policy background will be beneficial. The role will frequently seek information from and provide information to executives, subject matter experts and other internal and external stakeholders, with a vested interest in a successful outcome of the business case.  

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


Your duties will include:

  • Leading both investment planning and the end-to-end development of funding proposals, including business cases through the State Budget and out of session ERC meetings.
  • Being the subject matter expert on the business cases you are leading and contributing to.
  • Identifying gaps in information, options and solutions to problems in the development of proposals.
  • Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, including across a wider range of areas within Victoria Police and the Department of Justice and Community Safety.
  • Writing briefings and submissions for executive and government consideration.
  • Development of sound business cases, including supporting business areas in writing the business cases.
  • Supporting the leadership team in the delivery of IPO's priorities.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extensive stakeholder experience at various levels, including the ability to be able to gain support for your proposed approach.
  • Extensive experience in applying your business and policy analysis skills including the facilitation of workshops and meetings to gather the right information for business case development.
  • Highly developed organisational skills, ability to manage priorities and deliver to deadlines. As well as the ability to maintain expert attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • 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, 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: 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) 8335 8081.


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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