Senior Business Analyst

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane CBD, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO-2003-99763_1583465251
Contact Name: Nicholas Leong
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 06, 2020 14:27

Job Description

Purpose of the position
The position will be required to work closely with a range of stakeholders across multiple agencies to facilitate business process analysis, requirements gathering and analyst support through the solution design and implementation activities. This includes, establishing effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the effective and efficient data collection and analysis with an emphasis on business process improvement. In addition, the role will provide expertise, advice and lead the facilitation of workshops and forums to enable the development and analysis of process diagrams to support the achievement of project outcomes. To do all this effectively, the resource will think and act strategically, and add value to process planning across the board.

Key responsibilities
Key responsibilities of the Senior Business Analyst role include:

  • Leading the development and analysis of process diagrams in accordance with Business Process Management Notation (BPMN).
  • Providing business process analysis support to projects through Business Impact Assessments.
  • Provide expert business analyst advice and input to the development of project artefacts including but not limited to functional requirements, statement of work, test scenarios and benefits management collateral.
  • Work closely with a range of stakeholders across multiple agencies to facilitate business process analysis, requirements gathering and analyst support through the solution design and implementation activities.
  • Contribute to the delivery of projects by effectively participating in project planning sessions, team meetings and lead facilitation of stakeholder workshops.
  • Undertake market research and early market engagement activities, identifying strengths, opportunities and innovation in the market, to inform solution options and potential procurement strategies,
  • Facilitate and manage vendor prototyping activities where required.
  • Think and act strategically to add value to process planning across the board.

Essential requirements

  • Demonstrated ability in business requirements capture and analysis, process modelling through to requirements traceability and testing within a government environment
  • Demonstrated ability in delivery of solutions through agile iteration/sprint cycles
  • Ability to gather and investigate information from a variety of sources, explore new ideas and different viewpoints
  • Highly developed communication and negotiation skills. Approach negotiations with a strong grasp of the key issues. Understands the desired objectives and associated strengths and weaknesses. Anticipates the position of the other party, frames arguments accordingly and strives to achieve an outcome that delivers benefits for both parties
  • High level interpersonal skills as demonstrated by successful outcomes in the areas of presentation, consultation, negotiation and change management including the ability to prepare, coordinate and present timely and accurate advice
  • Demonstrate experience in and exposure to project management activities including project management methodologies and practices, preferably applying the PRINCE2 and Agile project management methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge of BPMN software and drawing tools e.g. MS Visio
  • Experience with business reform/transformation and enabling change projects/programs.
  • Exposure to/experience in human services sector.

Desirable requirements

  • See projects through to completion, monitoring project progress and adjusting plans as required
  • Commit to achieving quality outcomes and ensure documentation procedures are maintained and stakeholders' expectations are met.
  • Work collaboratively and operate as an effective leader and team member involving people, encouraging them and recognising their contribution
  • Consult and share information ensuring others are kept informed of issues
  • Take personal responsibility for meeting objectives and progressing work. Demonstrate initiative and proactively steps in and does what is required. Commits energy and drive to see that goals are achieved.

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-2003-99763. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at