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Reference Number 12776
Position Title Business Analyst
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.3 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Business Analyst

Reference Number: 12766
Salary Range: $76,355.88 - $79,532.89 per annum
Location: 119 - 145 Spence Street, Cairns
Closing: Sunday 31st March 2019  

We offer the following benefits: 

  • 19 day month 
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

Primary objectives of the position:

  • Work with Council business units to articulate business problems.
  • Perform a range of business analysis tasks relating to the design, build and implementation of Information Technology projects.
  • Liaise with key project stakeholders to deliver outcomes that best meet the organisation’s overall needs.
  • Assist with the development of innovative and creative solutions, taking into account new and developing technology directions, commercially available in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Tertiary qualification and/or relevant professional qualifications in Information Management, Information Technology (IT), Business Analysis or Project Management related discipline.
  • Significant demonstrated experience as an IT Business Analyst.
  • Previous experience working on IT projects / programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing business process improvement using Six Sigma or Lean methodologies or similar.
  • Proven experience in in-house and external software development and implementation including participating in software defect triage and remediation activities.
  • Experience in writing functional, non-functional and technical specifications.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal that clearly conveys ideas and information, to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience in facilitating workshops with a broad cross section of staff.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria you must go to our website:

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 
As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:
To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 31/03/2019
Position Description
External Information Kit - 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.