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21AMSA166-1 Business Analyst

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$115 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

--Overview -- The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Operations Division is embarking on a project to modernise its ship inspection functions. AMSA requires a Business Analyst with experience in all aspects of business analysis, design and change implementation to assist the business to achieve the project’s outcomes. Operations Division is responsible for ensuring that domestic and international shipping in Australia is operating in accordance with the regulatory framework administered by AMSA. To do this, Operations carries out a range of activities to ensure vessels are maintained in good condition, operated safely by people with the required skills, and that cargoes are handled and stowed appropriately to ensure safe transit. Our people undertake a range of flexible and targeted compliance functions, including communication and education, provision of information and advice, certification and monitoring activities, incident investigation and the issue of notices as the need arises. --Purpose-- The purpose of this role is to assist in the delivery of a number of business change projects within Operations. The role will be working with relevant managers and subject matter experts to design and implement new processes and systems in the Division. The role will also work with members of the IT project team to develop and manage the business requirements for the system/s that will enable business changes. Reporting to the Project Manager, this role will work with the business stakeholders, SMEs and IT project resources to undertake the following activities: - Business analysis and design - Requirements elicitation and workshop facilitation - Problem analysis, options development and solution design - Document and manage functional and non-functional business requirements, use cases and scenarios - Contribute to continuous improvement activities across the project - Communications and change management - Work collaboratively and effectively in a small, dynamic team environment The candidate should have: Minimum 5-8 years' experience delivering business analysis, design and implementation services for federal government programs and/or projects, with an emphasis on delivering business outcomes. Highly developed communication skills, including interpersonal relationship building. Demonstrated experience in organisational-level problem solving and influencing change. ****NOTE TO SELLERS: PLEASE READ BEFORE SUBMITTING QUESTIONS**** Based on common questions to our roles, the following should be used as a guide. Agencies that submit questions that are addressed below will not be answered. This role is primarily focussed on business activities and is not an IT role. System analysts should not apply. Applicants should understand AMSA's business and our mission. The Project teams are small resource groups working closely with other business teams and stakeholders, so ability to perform cohesively in this space is key. Candidates MUST only be proposed if they have a genuine interest in working in this environment, be considered a good fit for a high performing team in a small organisation and have been vetted against the must have and desirable criteria. Responses MUST include statements against all the criteria. Candidates that do not address the criteria in their submission will not be considered. Agencies should not submit candidates that do not meet ALL the mandatory criteria. This role is CANBERRA BASED in the AMSA Braddon office. AMSA will not consider options for candidates to work outside of the ACT. Subject to changes to the ACT Health guidelines, the expectation is that the role will be performed onsite. This is a new position with no incumbent and is not a market test. Questions regarding rate, budget and margins will not be answered. A rate has deliberately not been set. Vendors should price candidates competitively for the Canberra market. AMSA will use the Digital Marketplace rate guide to determine a suitable average rate. including requirements, guidelines and operational procedures Timeline for start is a guide only and will depend on evaluation, contract and notice period.

Essential Criteria

1. Provide a one page statement demonstrating how your skills and experience can successfully contribute to a major business change program within AMSA. The statement should highlight key achievements and how they can be applied to AMSA. Use the summary of work as guidance.

Desired Criteria

Not Applicable for this opportunity

Security Clearance

Police check must be provided by the agency on request.

Contract Extensions

Option to extend by 2 x12 months at AMSA’s sole discretion - subject to budget & performance review

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