business analyst in Sydney CBD

Sydney CBD, New South Wales
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job description

My client which is a large Government Organisation is looking for an experienced Business Analyst for a contract role based in Sydney CBD.

THe Business Analyst is required to gather requirements to feed into business process and application changes and work with the project team to understand the impacts of the reform on the business. This role provides the bridge between clients and technical staff, so that the client's requirements are successfully implemented in systems. The key role is to prepare documentation which correctly describes system work flow, data and functionality, and to test the resulting systems. There will be extensive interaction with clients, colleagues and providers in person to achieve success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct business requirements gathering workshops.
  • Work with project team members, business subject matter experts, vendors and other agencies (as necessary) to gather business and reporting requirement and document Epics and User Stories in JIRA.
  • Where necessary design and develop as-is and to-be business process maps, in conjunction with the business subject matter experts, using MS Visio
  • Provide support and guidance as appropriate to members of the project team;
  • Provide input into the Business Impact Register;
  • Report on status, issues and risks as required; and,
  • Assist in the resolution of issues within the project to contribute to the overall solution.

Key skills required for this role:

  • Proven track record (at least 5 years) as a Business Analyst,
  • A successful track record in large projects.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience to undertake the tasks defined using appropriate tools (such as JIRA and Visio) and industry accepted methodologies;
  • Strong analysis skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to produce documentation within identified standards;
  • Demonstrated communication skills, facilitation skills and report writing skills;
  • Ability to achieve successful outcomes through collaborative and cooperative means;
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team, providing support and guidance to fellow team members;
  • High level interpersonal and relationship building skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills;
  • The ability to interact appropriately with departmental officers, vendor personnel and fellow team members;
  • Ability to quickly develop an understanding of the project, its environment and related issues;
  • Be a self-starter and take initiative; and,
  • Highly developed skills in computer literacy, particularly in the area of business productivity tools – Microsoft Word, Project, Excel and PowerPoint etc.

If you have the right skills then please apply to this role asap.


"MSVisio", Jira AND "document epics"
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