Lead Business Analyst

Job Title: Lead Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Adelaide CBD, South Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 207923_1606972889
Contact Name: Matthew Chatterton
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2020 16:21

Job Description

Peoplebank are recruiting for a Lead Business Analyst to start in January (we are interviewing in December), for an initial 6 month contract (extensions very likely) and to be based in the Adelaide CBD.

Reporting to the Program Director, you will Leading a team of BA's working on a large and complex IT and Business Transformation project. Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing high level Business Analysis services including
    • Business requirements management
    • Coordinate and collaborate with stakeholders to elicit, analyse, communicate and validate requirements
    • Business process and data modelling
    • identification and documentation of required business and system changes;
    • Coordination of the required solution changes
    • Development of business cases and board papers identifying and outlining issues; providing recommendations and including cost-benefit analysis to support executive decision making
    • Managing internal and external stakeholders to understand requirements, drive decisions
    • Assist with functionality testing of system
    • Define and deliver workshops
  • Manage and coordinate a team of Business Analysts including
    • Manage all requirements across the program including documenting, updating and communicating.
    • Manage requirements provided to vendor and quality feedback
    • Allocate and coordinate tasks and manage workload
    • Set standards and processes
    • Provide quality management to BA team including reviewing work
    • Provide coaching and leadership to BA team
    • Manage progress and status reporting for BA team and contribute to development and update of project plan
    • Capture and actively manage program risks, issues and decisions
    • Drive continuous improvement in processes to reduce timelines and costs across the lifecycle
  • Collaborate closely with team of Subject Matter Representatives to ensure relevant business stakeholders are engaged; business requirements are captured and understood; and business impacts are considered.
  • Collaborate closely with other program teams to ensure a constructive working relationship and supportive environment where timelines and expectations are communicated and understood.

Skills and experience required

  • 8+ years proven experience in similar roles, preferably on large transformation programs.
  • Experience with leading a team of Business Analysts in a large complex IT program
  • Significant experience as a Senior Business Analyst
  • Experience in preparing business cases for executive level
  • Experience in facilitating business workshops for senior management
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity in a high pressure environment, but one that is also very team team-oriented and collaborative!

This is a rare opportunity in the Adelaide market to take your BA career to new heights, so don't delay and APPLY NOW!!

SA: LHS 296564