Business analyst

Business analyst

Job Title: Business analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-08 00:00:00
Reference: V-36835
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 08, 2019 11:09

Job Description

Seeking a Business analyst proficient in basic data analysis and visualisation.

The Role:

The Department has oversight of the Government’s portfolio of ICT and digital projects. As part of this role we continuously explore how we can better support agencies in successful delivery of their projects.
We need a business analyst to identify needs, challenge assumptions, break down problems, consider available evidence and present well-reasoned options for consideration. You’ll engage and communicate broadly with our stakeholder group including senior executives and help gather evidence we need to really understand the problem space and come up with solutions. You’ll need to be fluent in Excel and passionate about data-driven decision making to be successful in this role.

Selection criteria
Essential criteria

  • Demonstrated ability to identify needs, challenge assumptions, break down problems, consider available evidence and present well-reasoned options for consideration - 30%
  • Demonstrated recent experience using Excel to analyse and visualise data as part of understanding problems and considering solutions. This includes manipulating large quantities of data as well as analysis and presentation of data and using formulas, VLOOKUPs and pivot tables. - 30%
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously to progress work against an objective and determine work priorities in a busy and complex environment. We need someone who can confidently deliver at speed and under pressure, balancing longer-term goals with immediate and urgent priorities - 20%
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and communicate effectively with working-level and senior stakeholders, including making good use of data in this engagement and communication - 20%

Location and Contract Term:

The role is based in Canberra or NSW, 3 Month Contract with 1 X 3 Months Contract extension.

Security Requirements:

Applicants must be Australian Citizens. Baseline clearance is required.

How to Apply:

Applications close 12 November 2019  

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information