Senior Business Analyst – Position Filled

Position: Senior Business Analyst

Location: Sydney

We are currently seeking a Senior Business Analyst to support the day-to-day operations of our Government Client’s digital innovation project. This role will work within an Agile operational delivery team and will be required to work with a broad range of stakeholders across the department and externally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support a cross-functional team of people to manage the JIRA boards, track progress and escalate blockers.
  • Work closely with the team to estimate and prioritise Agile user stories and assist in the management of the product backlog.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to define high-level user stories.
  • Write user stories and engage with the technical team to set acceptance criteria.
  • Gather requirements to support evolving business as usual and enhancement activities.
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Plan and facilitate business analysis activities/workshops.
  • Complete up-front analysis to provide an understanding of the problem to be solved.
  • Complete operating model and business impact assessments for the initiative.
  • Ensure operational risks are identified, understood and mitigated by the business in relation to in-scope changes.
  • Document fit for purpose business requirements that clearly identify the gap between the current state and the required end state and that meet the needs of all impacted stakeholders.
  • Ensure each gap between current state and future state can be traced from a requirement/s through to benefit.
  • Review all solution documents and ensure alignment with business requirements and benefits.
  • Manage requirements through the lifecycle (from solution, testing, delivery) in order to ensure that the business benefits, linked to the requirements, are achieved and appropriately documented

Essential skills and experience:

  • Must have experience in using JIRA
  • Must have experience developing user stories
  • Must have experience with agile product development and management
  • Must have experience in research, user experience, and development
  • Previous experience in establishing robust data governance and information security standards appropriate for business need would be highly regarded
  • Hands on experience in working on projects within a large, complex environment
  • Must possess excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Must have strong relationship development/management skills including facilitation, listening and negotiating
  • Must have strong technical skills with a proven ability to translate and document stakeholder needs into business and solution requirements
  • Previous business innovation experience would be highly regarded
  • Intellectual curiosity, self-motivation and a willingness to take ownership

If this sounds like you, please apply now.

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Job Code: 1345

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