Senior Business Analyst

20 March 2024
Brisbane CBD
Job type
IT General

Job description

Our client is seeking a highly motivated Senior Business Analyst to work in project teams within a hybrid project methodology environment (PRINCE 2 and Agile). This role will work with Project Managers and Subject Matter Experts in developing business process maps and preparing business requirements to support initiatives under the Program, namely the telemetry and overland flow initiatives.

This role would suit a Senior Business Analyst with strong business process analysis skills and technical systems experience who is looking to use their expertise within a complex and large transformation program of work. In this role, you will be supported by other Senior Business Analysts with tools and templates to enhance your business analysis skills through the initiation, discovery, and solution delivery phases.

Under the telemetry initiative, telemetry devices are being installed on water meters in catchments in the Queensland Muray-Darlin Basin to provide information on water take in near real-time to DRDMW. You will be working with the project manager and business teams on the next stage of the initiative to develop business systems and tools to enable the data to be used for water management and compliance activities.

The overland flow initiative is a broad program of work developing an overland flow measurement framework to improve the measurement of overland flow take in Queensland. The framework touches legislation, technical standards, digital tools, and business operational requirements. Your role will involve detailed business process mapping across all these elements to document current state and future state requirements to support development of the framework.

As the Senior Business Analyst, you will have responsibility to:

  • Investigate stakeholder objectives, operational requirements, problems, and opportunities to build a set of concise business requirements.
  • Document business processes (both current state and future state) using the BPMN standard, identifying business dependencies, linkages, and opportunities for improvements.
  • Work with the Project Manager, business stakeholders and delivery teams to ensure that consideration is given to all aspects of transformation when mapping out future state and documenting business requirements.
  • Identify issues, risks and benefits of existing and proposed solutions and outlining business impacts.
  • Work with the Project Manager, business stakeholders and solution delivery teams to identify effective business solutions.
  • Collaborate with other team members as well as business representatives, enterprise, solution and infrastructure architects, software development teams, external stakeholders, and technical experts to define and implement solutions.
  • Ensure all work is developed and documented in line with Project Governance and all of Government architectural standards.
  • Support the project team to coordinate, control and resolve issues / problems through innovative approaches and decision making.
  • Participate and contribute to strategic planning and continuous improvement in the delivery of Project services.

Other duties as directed and required.
The successful candidate will ideally have experience in the following:

Mandatory requirements:

  • Seven or more years of business analysis experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in both technical and functional aspects of business analysis, showcasing the ability to translate intricate business challenges into comprehensive business requirements to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Proficiency in collecting and documenting current business processes (As-Is Processes) and conducting thorough analyses to identify areas for improvement, culminating in proposing and documenting future business processes (To-Be Processes) using BPMN standards.
  • Proficient in various data analysis techniques including modelling, mapping, cleansing, transforming, and aggregating data.
  • Proven experience in documenting requirements to facilitate data visualization through dashboards or similar platforms.
  • Familiarity with working within Prince2 Agile and Agile project methodologies.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, coupled with strong people and stakeholder management abilities.

Highly Desirable requirements:

  • Possession of a formal Business Analysis qualification such as CBAP or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in using Atlassian tools, particularly Jira and Confluence.
  • Proficiency in employing Visio for business process documentation.
  • Exposure to working in governmental settings or providing services to government agencies.
  • Familiarity with operating within policy and legislative frameworks.
  • Involvement in large-scale enterprise-wide transformation projects.

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Emma Metzger on +617 3339 5618 or email [email protected] and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.