Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144406
  • LocationSydney
  • Salary$100000 - $120000 per annum
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted27 days ago
  • ConsultantVivian Dang
Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the Federal, NSW and local Government and has partnered with these Departments and Agencies for more than 25 years.

At Chandler Macleod our mission is to recruit using the BestFit™ methodology which is tailored to providing the most suitable candidate for every position at every level for every Government Department and Agency.

Chandler Macleod is currently recruiting for an experienced EL1 Senior Business Analyst to join a leading Federal Government agency. This is an immediate start with a contract term of 12 months and based in Surry Hills NSW.
Duties & Responsibilities:

Leadership and Accountability
  1. Provide expertise across a broad range of Interoperability activities potentially relating to the work of different program areas.
  2. Take responsibility for the achievements of own and team outcomes, monitor progress and follow through to deliver quality outcomes.
  3. Recommend strategic directions for area of responsibility and consider wider agency implications when making decisions.
  4. Consider and effectively manage competing priorities and strategic directions when achieving team planning and project outcomes in line with agency goals and objectives.
  5. Provide a significant contribution to innovation and business improvement strategies.
  6. Engage with risk, including the conduct of risk assessment and risk management activities for area of responsibility.
  7. Accountable for the achievement of own and team outcomes, monitoring progress and following through to ensure the delivery of quality outcomes including managing competing priorities to develop and complete the following business analytical activities:
  8. Requirements gathering from a range of internal and external stakeholders, focusing on business needs and how multiple stakeholder needs can be addressed (e.g., consumers, healthcare providers, government).
  9. Impact assessment of proposals on current activities.
  10. Coordination of inputs on draft documents and analysis of feedback.
  11. Prioritization of initiatives within strategic documents.
  12. Communication of complex policy ideas and articulating key points in diagrams/graphics etc.
  13. Working across the business to identify and understand how other projects impact the teams work (overlap, contribution, shared direction).
Management Diversity and Span
  1. Accountable to lead the analysis of business needs across a complex portfolio of new and existing Agency Interoperability initiatives, taking responsibility for:
  2. setting tasks and priorities.
  3. managing workflow to understand dependencies; and
  4. seeking and facilitating contributions to business and project requirements through workshops and feedback systems to ensure a consultative and coordinated solution co-design.
  5. Coordinate and undertake detailed or sensitive projects that impact on the strategic, political or operational outcomes of the agency.
  6. Plan and monitor work processes, direct and coordinate quality assurance practices and set performance indicators.
  7. Build capability in a team environment through coaching others, providing performance feedback, conflict resolution and encouraging career development.
  8. Exercise autonomy and initiative in team management and allocation of resources and managing finances to meet objectives.
Job Context and Environment
  1. Undertake work activities with an awareness of their possible impact on strategic, political or operational outcomes for the agency/program.
  2. Attain and maintain an extensive understanding of the role and responsibilities of the agency, including and understanding of the APS operating environment more broadly.
  3. Work within established legislative and policy frameworks.
Independence and decision-making
  1. Work with a level of independence, under broad direction, with a concurrent need to resolve issues and deliver quality outcomes.
  2. Communicate and make decisions that are based on professional judgment, evaluating risks and in the context of a complex and changing environment.
  3. Work with a focus on research, analysis, and judgment to manage complex issues.
Stakeholder Management
  1. Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders to identify opportunities, achieve outcomes and facilitate cooperation.
  2. Promote the agency’s business objectives through key strategic relationships with range of stakeholders.
  3. Develop and manage a range of stakeholder relationships.
  4. Establish and maintain internal and external networks.
  5. Represent and explain the views of the agency at cross-agency meetings and other forums.
  6. Present the agency’s position in the context of more complex issues.
  7. Manage stakeholders through change, resolving conflict and managing sensitivities.
  8. Identify new stakeholders considering future needs/direction and a changing environment.
Qualifications Required:
  1. At least 5 years’ experience as a Business Analyst.
  2. Experience working as a business analyst on healthcare projects or government policy projects is an advantage.
  3. Scrum or Agile training and qualifications.
  4. Ability to build and maintain constructive working relationships, working across multiple teams.
  5. Strong analytical and communication skills.
  6. Work as a member of a team with the ability to achieve results and manage tasks independently.
Mandatory Requirements:
  1. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at a level designated by the Agency on request
  2. Ability to obtain and maintain national police check.
Please note that to be eligible for this position you must be an Australian Citizen.
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