Senior Business Systems Analyst

University of Queensland
February 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:$106,838
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Information Technology Services - Higher Education Technology

  • This is a full-time fixed-term position through to December 2024 with a salary in the range $106,838.31 - $119,780.70 (negotiable) plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%.

  • Join a high performing team with an opportunity to upskill in multiple technological areas at a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Bring your extensive Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions experience and ability to provide alternative options (MVP) to be successful in this role.

  • Based at our St Lucia campus

  • About This Opportunity

    The Senior Business System Analyst undertakes business analysis activities to identify, define and convert business requirements into strategic system designs for large ERP systems at the University of Queensland, considering the wider enterprise applications portfolio. The role is a senior escalation point within the team, supporting other team members in delivering services.

    Key responsibilities include:

  • Champion and enforce robust cybersecurity practices in alignment with UQ's Cyber Security Policy, ensuring compliance with university-developed procedures and standards.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to analyse business processes, identifying operational needs and proposing innovative solutions for automated and non-automated components, fostering process improvements.

  • Evaluate feasibility and recommend novel approaches to meet customer requirements, translating business needs into system specifications while adhering to agreed-upon standards.

  • Prepare comprehensive business cases outlining potential benefits, options for achieving these benefits, associated business risks, and contribute expertise to business cases developed by junior staff or organizational units.

  • Lead project management for significant IT projects, engaging in negotiation and liaison with senior stakeholders to ensure adherence to organizational policies and strategies. Provide senior technical advice, support, and mentoring while maintaining an in-depth knowledge of business processes and systems.

  • About You
  • Possess postgraduate qualifications in IT, business, or a related field, or demonstrate significant progress towards such qualifications, coupled with extensive relevant experience. An equivalent combination of experience and education/training will also be considered.

  • Demonstrate significant hands-on experience with Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions applications.

  • Showcase substantial experience in business analysis and requirements gathering across ERP platforms. Proven ability to collaborate with stakeholders, conduct analysis, produce solution designs, and prioritize delivery in alignment with agreed service expectations.

  • Exhibit exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, including the capacity to conceptualize, establish, and implement new initiatives and innovative solutions. Strong written communication skills, with the ability to write clear and precise user and technical specifications. Additionally, possess strong interpersonal skills for effective mentoring, technical leadership, and communication with diverse stakeholders.

  • You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment and may be required to complete background checks including, criminal history and education checks.

    About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 17% superannuation contributions.

  • 17.5% annual leave loading.

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight.

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family.

  • On campus childcare options.

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day).

  • Salary packaging options.

  • Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section.

  • Resume

  • For more information about this opportunity, please contact Star at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Applications close Saturday, 24 February 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-34256). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 6 March 2024.

    At UQ, our strength lies in our diverse colleagues. We're dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion , fostering an environment that mirrors our wider community. We're committed to attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent. Reach out [email protected] for accessibility support or adjustments.

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

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