Business Analyst

Location: Western Australia
Job Type: Contract
Specialisation: Business Systems/Analysts
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CR/025626_1711419168
Contact: Riya Chakraborty
Email: email Riya

Our client is in the utility sector and has a fantastic opportunity for a BA role, initially of 6 months with a view of extension. This role will be based in Leederville.

The role:

Operational Delivery

  • Delivering that part of the end-to-end process from receipt of the business problem statement or ideation and managing requirements through the delivery lifecycle to meet business needs, utilising a diverse range of perspectives including Waterfall, Agile, Information Technology and/or business process management.
  • Supports Senior Analyst - Business, project managers and stakeholders to deliver that part of the end-to-end process from receipt of the business problem statement or ideation to close out delivering strong, robust and well-defined business cases and delivery support.
  • Identify stakeholders and work collaboratively to elicit and analyse business requirements and engage with and inform key stakeholder groups to gather and document business requirements to support addressing the business problem and inform the appropriate solutions.
  • Facilitate and support the business with guidance and advice on what requirements might best fit the Corporation's needs in an acceptable and sustainable way.
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing streamlining opportunities across the business and preparing relevant process mapping through industry standard system processes.
  • Maintain a high level of engagement with stakeholders and project teams to ensure that projects and initiatives are tracked and managed to completion.
  • Identify and analyse inefficiencies, current process flow, process problems and collaborate with relevant teams to recommend optimal business practices, processes and solutions as may be required.
  • Support the Centre of Excellence and Section to complete any activities required to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Ensure projects meet the needs of the customer and are aligned to the overall strategy by:
  1. Scheduling requirements workshops and meetings as required and co-ordinate analysis activities.
  2. Defining current state and future/proposed state business processes.
  3. Define and develop detailed business requirements and specifications to drive business process change, user stories and product backlog, system enhancement and development activities.
  4. Review and analyse documentation in in response to receipt of new information or any change to initial assumptions.
  5. Support development of project documentation including communications, testing, change management strategies and training, testing, process mapping and plans to sustain delivery.
  • Comply with best practice and delivery methodologies and processes to ensure the Centre of Excellence aligns to international standards and expectations.
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure risks are managed according to agreed risk frameworks.
  • Manage regular status reporting to provide complete transparency and assurance of the project's timely progress and management of risk.
  • Contribute to the Centre of Excellence for Business Analysis, e.g., meeting attendance, knowledge up skilling/sharing to build confidence in the Centre of Excellence across the Business



Business Performance

  • Ensure all Team activities comply with relevant legislation, regulatory requirements, corporate policy, procedures, and standards.
  • Monitor and maintain relevant controls, identify risks and work with Section Manager to mitigate risks and maintain operational delivery.
  • Stay up to date with latest thinking and best practice approaches and make recommendations for improvements and changes to continuously improve service delivery and drive operational excellence.

Experience:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Technology, Computer Science or equivalent OR Certification with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in applying the IIBA BABOK and IIBA Agile Extension.
  • Considerable experience as an IT Business Analyst or equivalent.
  • Considerable experience within a large multi-disciplinary organisation going through digital transformation.
  • Relevant experience in applying of agile principles and methodologies including Scrum and/or XP, Lean and Kanban Software Development.
  • Considerable experience in managing, organising and reporting functional activities to deliver organisational outcomes.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

Job Specific

  • Models' systems and data to a logical level, user interface design, and prototyping, decision tables/trees, data flows.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in applying modelling notation (UML, BPMN).
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in writing unambiguous, verified business requirements to a testable level including functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in applying technology system interfaces and data integration, networks, operating systems particularly
  • Considerable experience in the planning, design, acquisition, or operational delivery of an investment program.
  • Knowledge of IT Procurement activities e.g., reparation and evaluation of procurement documentation such as Requests for Information / Proposal.
  • Knowledge of Business Case development including the ability to present business options objectively and perform cost / benefit analysis.


Personal Attributes

  • Strong oral and written communication, presentation, negotiation, and relationship management skills.
  • High levels of personal responsibility and accountability with strong focus on results delivery.
  • Proactive and positive with a forward-thinking working style.



Desirable

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply latest thinking and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Strategic understanding and approach, with ability to connect related themes and issues from disparate areas to inform decision making

What's on offer:


● Flexible work arrangements
● Maximum 38 hours a week
● Loads of benefits including an onsite gym, wellness room, apple and Samsung specials just to
name a few
● Access to the internal job board

If you are interested please apply below or contact Riya at 0493490272