Senior Business Analyst - Portfolio

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst - Portfolio
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Nathan
Reference: (DP)44165
Job Published: June 14, 2019 16:30

Job Description

A new initial 6 month contract opportunity is urgently available for a Senior Business Analyst to join a large scale Queensland Education organisation based in Brisbane.

The right candidate will be a Portfolio Analyst with extensive portfolio experience coupled with a background in project management. You will pride yourself on your strategic thinking and your ability to spot areas of improvement and uplift. You will be a natural problem solver who thrives when working in a team with intelligent, relaxed and like-minded individuals.

**Salary commensurate with experience

What we are looking for:

  • Solid experience as a Senior Portfolio Analyst / PMO Lead
  • Experience working as a Project / Program Manager advantageous.
  • Ability to uplift capability and create & maintain governance & methodologies.
  • Previous involvement at all levels (project / program / portfolio) ideal. 

Ideally you will have:

  • Proven experience and capability to undertake market research on both sector and technology trends
  • Data analysis skills and ability to provide insights
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong organisational abilities and working to timelines
  • Experience in developing business cases
  • Highly developed skills in facilitation of group discussions
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Experience in Higher Education Technology is highly desirable or demonstrated ability to quickly acquire knowledge of a new industry
  • Project/programme planning skills including estimation, risk and benefits identification
  • Strong desktop-publishing skills

Interested applicants are urged to apply by sending in applications online or phone Sarah on 07 3232 2306 or email to discuss this opportunity in further detail.