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Reference Number 14068
Position Title IT Business Analyst
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification AA051- QLGO-Lev 5.1 - 36.25 H/W 
Maximum Award/Classification AA063- QLGO-Lev 6.3 - 36.25 H/W 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

IT Business Analyst
Salary Range: $83,284.96 - $95,347.82 per annum
Location: 119 - 145 Spence Street, Cairns
Reference Number: 14068
Close Date: Sunday,28 August 2022

Are you the one to assist to build Information Services future and be a key contributor to helping Council realise value from their information technology investments?

  • Looking for a full-time permanent role working on a diverse portfolio of information technology projects?
  • A great work life balance with flexible work practices?
  • Looking for a dedicated and supportive team environment?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you!

We offer the following benefits:

  • 19-day month/ 9-day fortnight
  • Up to 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • 17.5% Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position

As an IT Business Analyst within Information Services, you will be the vital link to ensure technology solutions are delivered to support our clients and in turn, support the Cairns community.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Has at least 5 years of experience as an IT Business Analyst
  • Demonstrated experience working closely with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in conducting requirement workshops and producing documentation
  • Ability to translate business needs into use cases or user stories and other technical requirements
  • Sound knowledge of IT projects and delivery, including an understanding of Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies
  • Tertiary qualification and/or relevant professional qualifications in Information Management, Information Technology (IT), Business Analysis or Project Management related discipline.
  • Experience developing procedures, manuals and other technical documentation for end users
  • A team player with a positive, pro-active and customer focused attitude

Your Team:

The Information Services team is dedicated to supporting over 1,200 employees and is responsible for delivering a broad range of information technology solutions, in order to achieve business objectives and service to the Cairns community. 

This position sits within the Business Engagement team, which is responsible for effective strategic engagement between Information Services Branch and all Council departments, to understand and assist with the delivery of strategic initiatives via a diverse portfolio of ICT projects. The position plays a key role in working collaboratively with the Information Services Project Delivery team to support project planning, design and build activities, to ensure ICT solutions meet Council objectives and provides value for money.

Who we are:

Cairns Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity and a safety culture with a smoke free environment.

Develop your career with Cairns Regional Council, an innovative employer that listens, respects and values your contribution. We’re proud of our community and the key role you can play in making the Cairns region a great place to live, work and learn.

Your turn, now we want to hear about you!

  • Qualifications
  • Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
  • People Oriented Skills & Attributes

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by scrolling to the Position Description area, then clicking on "Open" to download the attachment.

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Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 28/08/2022
Position Description
VRN #14068 - External Information Kit - FS432 - IT Business Analyst.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.