Business Analyst Sep 2018


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/09/2018

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Business Analyst

Job description:

The role of a Business Analyst is to assess the business and information needs of the organisation in line with both corporate and IT Strategy The responsibility includes managing small to medium sized projects that improve business efficiency and productivity
KEY CONTACTS Internal Business Analysts Developers Testers Development Operations Manager Users Application Support Service Desk (Help Desk) Learning & Development Senior Operational Managers Operational Group Executives Group Executive Information Technology External External Consultants Advisors Vendors and Suppliers Key outsourced service providers Page 1 June 2017 McMillan Shakespeare Group Position Description


Analysing and delivering business process initiatives either managing some components of mid sized initiatives or all components of small initiatives Meeting with user groups to gather and analyse end user requirements Focus on continuous improvement ensuring best utilisation of available technologies Analysing workflow to create process maps and isolate areas of potential improvement Identify gather categorise and articulate business requirements comfortably in highly complex environments Support ad hoc requests and troubleshooting of system issues faced by the business Complete and produce business requirements and other project related deliverables within agreed timeframes Developing functional specifications that design and document desired outcome of system enhancement development Work with relevant technicians to identify all technical elements needed to deliver functional enhancements and improvements Coordinating User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to ensure the overall efficiency functionality and user friendliness of system enhancement development Coordinating release activities to ensure successful delivery of functionality Preparing material and providing training and assistance to end users following implementation Working as a crucial component of a project team responsible for enhancing existing systems or developing new systems Maintain a high quality low cost approach to development of business requirements and subsequent solutions Participating in project retrospectives and Post Implementation Reviews (PIR) to ensure continuous improvement throughout the project delivery lifecycle Manage and coordinate the disparate project activities to ensure successful completion of projects Maintain project tools and take responsibility for distribution and consolidation of project related communications Other responsibilities as directed by their manager People Driving What s Possible through the active demonstration of challenging the norms and exploring possibilities Collaborate with other BA s in medium to large sized projects Assist in any development and delivery of training that the business may require Process Ensure all activities undertaken comply with relevant Acts legal demands and ethical standards Ensure all projects are undertaken within the MMS project management framework(s) Undertake appropriate integrity and quality assurance checks Page 2 McMillan Shakespeare Group Position Description


Capabilities & Strong ability to converse with both end users and IT employees Behaviours at all levels of the organisation Good understanding of all aspects of the systems software development life cycle Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Sound ability to analyse isolate and interpret business needs Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with a demonstrated track records of strong problem solving Sound technical specification writing documentation skills An appreciation of both IT and business strategy A willingness to develop a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of the business and its operational and strategic challenges Strong customer service focus Knowledge of business process re engineering Ability to work in a team environment Ability to manage multiple priorities and adhere to deadlines Knowledge & Self motivated and highly organised At least 5 years experience in IT with at least 2 years Experience experience in a business environment Qualifications Tertiary qualification in a business or technology related discipline will be well regarded
WORK HEALTH & SAFETY (WHS) The Company seeks to provide a safe and healthy workplace All employees have a duty of care to ensure a safe workplace in line with WHS legislation and regulation Employees are required to work within the Company s policies and procedures for WHS
MANDATORY COMPLIANCE TRAINING All employees are required to complete mandatory compliance training This training provides employees with the understanding of their responsibilities relating to financial obligations occupational health and safety equal opportunity privacy and ethical behaviour All training must be completed within the communicated timeframes to ensure that the Company meets its regulatory obligations Page 3 June 2017 McMillan Shakespeare Group Position Description MMSG Team and Leadership Behaviours TEAM VALUES Above & Beyond Better Together Driving better customer experiences Collaborating often and early Exceeding expectations Enabling and empowering others Being courageous Teamwork Facing challenges together not alone Make It Count Own It Doing things well Being accountable Seeing the bigger picture Taking responsibility Getting it right Facing the brutal facts TEAM BEHAVIOURS CUSTOMER We know that our success begins and ends with the way we serve and treat customers We will design and run our business Put yourself in the customer s as though we were the customer shoes We will always act with honesty towards one another and in our HONESTY INTEGRITY AND conduct of the business We will have the integrity and the COURAGE courage to do the right thing raise issues to listen and face the Face the brutal facts brutal facts no matter what the circumstances RESPECT We will always treat each other with respect and as we would wish others to treat us All of us want the opportunity to I ll do you no harm contribute and learn in a safe and secure environment TEAM We will put the interests of MMSG ahead of our individual interests and those of our business units and functions We Put the group before yourself understand that our interests are best served by serving the overall interests of the group and in particular its staff customers and shareholders OWNERSHIP AND URGENCY We will take ownership over even the most difficult tasks and situations We will not turn a blind eye We will ensure the right I ll do it now outcomes are achieved and approach our work with energy and a sense of urgency but not impatience COMMUNICATION We will take responsibility for ensuring open and honest communication We believe oral communication builds No surprises Circle the wagons relationships and creates clarity We will pick up the phone rather than send each other emails We will punctually attend meetings We understand it is the amalgam of our skills as a team that will CONFLICT make us successful We will engage in conflicts of ideas to It s OK to disagree ensure the best decisions are made for our business We will not allow those conflicts to become personal