Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-08-09
Reference: V-39631
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2021 11:56

Job Description

Seeking an Agile Business Analyst – with scrum and project management skills to support the management and delivery of the Generic Voter Registration System (GVRS) for the Pacific Islands, Australia, and New Zealand Electoral Administrators Network Members.  

The Role
Duties and Responsibilities:

The department seeks an experienced Business Analyst to develop a strategic framework for GVRS to improve its management and governance, and to work with Network Members and the department IT Solutions (ITS) Section to address current and emerging needs of GVRS users. The Business Analyst will work closely with CIE, ITS and Network Members to ensure that GVRS remains relevant to emerging requirements and remains fit-for-purpose for use in the Pacific.

Defining the vision, mission, and goals, desired target state, and roadmap for GVRS in collaboration with the department and stakeholders.

• Defining processes for lifecycle management of GVRS.

• Developing User Agreements for GVRS.

• Establishing trusted relationships with GVRS users in the Pacific.

• Analysing, defining, and working with ITS to address current GVRS user requirements.

• Analysing, defining, and working with ITS to address emerging GVRS requirements.

• In collaboration with ITS, facilitating GVRS learning clinics and/or updates to the GVRS manual for Network members.

• Ensuring product delivery is in accordance with Software Development Life Cycle.

• Providing accurate specialist advice, guidance, solutions, and reporting on GVRS.

• Other duties as directed

The Business Analyst will be required to work from the National Office in Canberra, with flexible working options available. If required by the department, the Business Analyst must have the capacity to work from home if directed

This role is primarily focussed on business activities and is not an IT project management role. The Project teams are small resource groups working closely with other business teams and stakeholders, so ability to perform cohesively in this space is key

Essential criteria

Proven experience in systems / business analysis for IT systems with an ability to translate and document business and stakeholder needs into solution requirements.

Experience working with software applications developed using Microsoft and .NET, managed in Microsoft DevOps.

Strong project management, organisational skills, and agile/scrum background.

Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, including the ability to work with people across all levels of an organisation and across cultures.

A demonstrated ability to work autonomously and a strong commitment to working collaboratively across teams to achieve results and support the AEC’s strategic direction.

Desirable criteria

An understanding of developing IT solutions in low infrastructure environments suitable for use in small Pacific island or other similar nations.

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – 12 Month Contract with possible contract extension

Security Clearance:

Must be an Australian Citizen.

How to Apply:

Applications close 24 August 2021

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.