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Business Analyst

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Flexible
Categories: Technical

  • Flexible location
  • Full-time, Fixed Term until 11 July 2025
  • HEW 7 $101,858 - $112,156 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata, part time)

Why work with us?

At Deakin you will have access to benefits such as a variety of leave options including generous parental leave and the ability to purchase additional leave; flexible working arrangements to help manage your work-life balance; ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow your career; an inclusive and supportive culture and environment to work in, both online and on campus.

Who are we?

Deakin is a cutting-edge public university in Victoria, revolutionising education with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and our dynamic online Campus. We're proud to be a progressive and open-minded university, delivering the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world's universities.

As a Business Analyst, you will:

The Business Analyst investigates operational requirements, problems, and opportunities, seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes. Assists in the analysis of stakeholder objectives, and the underlying issues arising from investigations into business requirements and problems and identifies solutions for consideration. Works with stakeholders to identify potential benefits of available options for consideration and defines acceptance tests. Contributes to the selection of the business analysis methods, tools and techniques for projects, selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.


  • Identify and lead business analysis techniques to identify business needs and change opportunities, gather, document and analyse requirements and implement solutions, evaluate effectiveness and adjust actions as required
  • Ensure the effective implementation of all Student Management System related projects ensuring they are in line with the business requirements of the wider University community.
  • Consult a diverse range of stakeholders to clarify who requires information, the purpose for which it is required, criteria for success and where and when advice and recommendations are required 
  • Deliver effective and efficient communications, using examples and the most appropriate influencing technique for a given situation to increase understanding, support and adoption 
  • Collaborate closely with a range of University staff and Vendor of the Student Management System
  • Engage in process improvement activities and adopt new ideas to embed and increase adoption of change
  • Provide advice to users of the Student Management System, develop and implement practical, accessible solutions based on stakeholder and user needs.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • A Degree with substantial subsequent relevant experience; or
  • Extensive experience and management expertise in technical or administrative fields; or
  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Experience working within a large scale and complex organisation
  • Experience as a business analyst working in an IT development environment
  • Experience gathering, documenting and managing user requirements
  • Knowledge of systems, process and business improvement capabilities
  • Experience designing effective solutions to complex business and technical problems

Here's how to apply: 

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File Business Analyst - PD.pdf

Applications for this position close on Sunday 21 July 2024

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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