Application closing date: Friday, 22 April 2022, 06:00 pm (in Canberra)

Estimated start date: Fri Jul 01 2022

Location of work: All States

Length of contract: 12 months

Contract extensions: Up to 2 x 12 months

Security clearance: Must have current baseline clearance (Must be Australian Citizen)

Rates: $80 - $110 per hour (inc. super)


The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) strives to encourage the sustainable growth of Australian industries including the delivery of a national innovation system to drive knowledge creation, international competitiveness and greater productivity. Our staff are committed to developing policies and delivering programs, in partnership with stakeholders, to provide lasting economic benefits based on principles of social justice and equity for all Australians.

The CIO Group are seeking experienced and motivated Business Analysts to assist with a new system implementation design and planning project.

Essential skills and experience –
• Experience in delivering under an Agile methodology, or proven ability to quickly adapt to and successfully deliver outcomes in a new methodology
• Facilitate workshops, including those to identify business needs, monitor and collate data and identify competing demands
• Elicit and document the detailed IT business requirements including those that specify the changes to processes, systems, people and information
• Capture and analysis of data related requirements & produce deliverables in accordance with the project schedule
• Achieve agreement and the formal sign-off of requirements by stakeholders and governance groups as required
• Construct documentation to support the requirements definition, eg requirements specifications, process maps, service design artefacts, functional and non-functional requirements, change management implications, data and reporting considerations
• Conduct stakeholder engagement activities to develop the requirements and desired outcomes

Please note: Remote working arrangements may be considered on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the supervising manager, subject to business needs. Please indicate clearly in your response the candidates desired work location if outside ACT/Canberra.


Essential Criteria

  1. Experience Facilitating workshops and developing business scenarios, process maps, data models and use cases
  2. Experience in developing User Stories and acceptance criteria for developers
  3. Experience working on complex digital projects in an Agile environment
  4. Excellent communication and presentation skills


Desirable Criteria

  1. Relevant experience in implementing Information Technology Services
  2. Experience documenting requirements for Office technologies, particularly Power BI and Dynamics 365
  3. Experience using Azure DevOps for user story creation and tracking of acceptance criteria
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