Business Analyst- Manager - Melbourne
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Permanent, Full time
- Deloitte Australia
- 26 Apr 19
Business Analyst- Manager - Melbourne
Senior Business Analyst - Manager
Does being part of a high performing team that is rapidly growing align with your career aspirations? Do you enjoy challenges to solve complex business problems? Do you have up-to-date expertise on business analysis, business platforms and a passion for integrating platforms to achieve the most desirable outcomes for the business? Then Platform Engineering at Deloitte is the place for you!
Platform Engineering prides itself on working with our client to solve their really wicked problems; adding value and making an impact that matters. Expertise, speed and quality is at the forefront of how we work. Our team is not generic, we are opinionated, but not arrogant; and pride ourselves on not just what we do, but how we do it.
About the Role:
We are a rapidly growing high performing team where our Business Architecture and Business Analysis capabilities are in high demand. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, ambitious self-starter who has solid and demonstrable experience on medium to large-scale projects in an intermediate BA capacity.
You may be required to structure and lead teams of BA's on client facing engagements to solve their complex business problems. In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day engagement management with the client. You will also help continuously shape and grow the practice through mentoring fellow BA's and running internal initiatives that contribute to our continuously evolution. Some intra and interstate travel may be required.
The ideal candidate for this role will have solid exposure to all phases of the SDLC in the capacity of a Business Analyst. In this role, you will still be hands-on performing typical BA activities, but you will also be required to structure the BA effort and manage a Business Analysis Team for a given engagement. You are highly analytical, quick learner and a strong believer in leading by example. In order to be successful for this position, you need to be flexible, entrepreneurial and proactive. You will largely align to a full service BA where you have strong skills in Business through to technical. You will have a proven record in managing work from idea through to delivery, demonstrating and understanding of impacted downstream teams. You continuously challenge the status quo in the attempt to make things easier and improve the overall outcome. You will ideally have a CBAP certification (or equivalent).
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Plan, prepare for and facilitate client workshops
•Identifying business and program stakeholders, their roles and responsibilities,
planning how and when to engage, and communicating the same with all stakeholders
•Resolve prioritisation conflicts with business and program stakeholders, and communicating outcomes
•Own a stream of work that is part of a larger program, with the possibility of leading a small team
•Actively participate in status meetings and support other leadership activities for the project
•Apply structured problem solving skills and critical thinking to working through business problems.
•Manage key internal and external stakeholder relationships at varying levels within the organisation
•Develop business process and data models and related documentation
•Balance technology and business issues as well as communicate appropriately with both technology and business experts including vendors
•Recommend process changes and solutions to improve business decision-making with a focus on the business outcomes
•Document functional and technical specifications
•Leverage your solid experience in at least one domain to act as a SME/Product Owner
•Mentor junior team members to help lift capability and understanding of BA techniques and better ways of working
•Keep up to date on new BA techniques and methods.
•Contribute to our community or practice and the internal knowledge base
Skills and Experience:
•Demonstrable 5-7 years of progressive business analysis experience
•Experience as a BA on large transformation programs.
•Strong knowledge and practical experience using BA tools and techniques.
•Excellent negotiation, facilitation and communication skills.
•Excellent written communication and attention to detail.
•Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills in a highly technical customer focused delivery environment
•Ability to identify, interpret and develop business requirements as inputs to technical requirements suitable for design and build activities
•A strong desire to succeed and contribute to the delivery solution
•Strong experience in managing business and technology expectations
•Flexible to work in different project methodologies i.e. experience in waterfall, agile, hybrid
•Experience operating at both a wider program and a detailed delivery level. Adept at understanding and communicating both the detail and the bigger picture.
•A practical understanding of Business Architecture concepts and frameworks.
Why Deloitte Platform Engineering?
•Dynamic high-performance workplace and culture
•Collaborative, creative and team focused environment
•Individual development and success recognition
•High levels of autonomy and ownership
•Great large scale and high profile projects
At Deloitte, we're motivated by a purpose that transcends profits: to make an impact that matters in our communities. A vibrant and stimulating workplace culture is key to achieving this. Our diversity and inclusion commitment aims to ensure our people feel valued and it is underpinned by our belief in the importance of wellbeing. These foundations inspire us to take action to improve lives, and drive reform towards a more prosperous and sustainable society. World Class is our global initiative to address inequality and help empower 50 million people by 2030.
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Requisition code: AUEXP164720