Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-13
Reference: JO-1905-95354
Contact Name: Nicholas Leong (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2019 17:25

Job Description

About the Role

As a Business Analyst professional, you will play a crucial part in this journey by delivering across various avenues of our business.  A strong strategic planning and lateral thinker, we seek your capabilities and experience in defining expert business objectives and scope of business initiatives. The business analyst will provide thought leadership and visionary abilities to shapes business demand for fit-for-purpose solution. The key responsibilities include:
  • Works with executive and senior leaders to create and maintain an operating plan to achieve the strategic vision and operating platform that defines the people, processes and technology
  • Partners with business and technology partners to elicit, analyse, translate, and document business requirements to delivery customer services
  • Enable the client to deliver an end to end customer experience that is customer centric and competitive
  • Analyses, create documents and business process flows and specifications as required
  • Support commercially sustainable service provision achieving value for money for customers whilst maintaining a high quality, inclusive and customer focused service
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of standards and frameworks for Business Process Modelling (BPMN)
  • Perform business impact and business options analysis are required
  • Collaborate with the business to baseline the current process and design future state process
  • Work in partnership with a team specialising in human centred design to develop business processes, future service design and supporting requirements
  • Work with a team of specialists to assess solution prototypes to identify opportunities and barriers ahead of full implementation to confirm suitability of technology and implementation approach
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Promote architectural standards and consistency
  • Engage delivery teams to communicate solution vision and priorities
  • Proactively monitor industry, functional, and technology trends to guide business partners on emerging opportunities
  • Assess the risks of solution options and develop plans to mitigate them
  • Support enterprise digital strategy and organizational change management
  • Provide consultative support and advice on change projects as required
  • Coach Mentor other business analysts in the team
  • Forecast future domain needs and facilitate the creation of solutions to meet those needs
  • Identify new technologies that could support the domain area

About You
  • Knowledge of business strategy, process mapping and user experience improvement
  • Ability to align solution delivery plans with business strategy and objectives
  • Experience in documenting and implementing complex heterogeneous solution
  • Proficiency in needs analysis
  • Able to understand business functionality and translate it into fit-for-purpose requirements
  • Ability to create compelling business cases with accurate cost and effort estimations
  • Excellent understanding of business complexity and project interdependencies
  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to question thought partners across functional areas
  • Ability to work in teams and ability to lead the tasks and activities by themselves.
  • Excellent understanding of Managing Business Benefits
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • In depth understanding of various software development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall)
  • Understanding of process improvement methodologies (e.g. Lean, six sigma) 
  • Understanding of modeling techniques, such as BPMN, UML etc.
  • Understanding of Portfolio, Program, Project Management Maturity Model (P3M3)
  • Understanding of Project Management Methodology, i.e Prince2, PMP etc.
  • Lateral thinker with analytical  problem solving skills, conflict management  and stakeholder management skills
  • Minimum five years of experience in similar Business Analysis roles
  • Demonstrated experience of working in public or private sector enabling business transition and business transformation.  
  • Tertiary education degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field is desirable

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Nicholas Leong on 07 3023 1069, quoting ref no. JO-1905-95354. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at