Business Analyst

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Job Number: 969167
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Project Services, Melbourne, Sydney

MinterEllison is renowned as one of Asia Pacific's leading legal practices. What sets us apart is  we are driven by a strong sense of purpose: we endeavour to build authentic and enduring relationships with our clients, our people and our communities.  Through our leading-edge innovation and our collaborative legal and consulting specialists, MinterEllison is redefining the boundaries of what it means to be a law firm.

MinterEllison was placed in the top 25 best workplaces in Australia and in LinkedIn’s 25 Top Companies in Australia for 2019—the highest ranking of any law firm.

The Team

This role will sit within the Program Management Office (PMO) and will be responsible for the analysis activities throughout the project lifecycle to ensure requirements are well articulated, are delivered and meet project objectives. Activities will include current state & future state analysis and requirements gathering. The Business Analyst will identify and investigate efficiency improvements, prioritising activities to ensure appropriate focus on projects that deliver return on investment for the business.

Your Role

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our PMO in either Sydney or Melbourne.  You will make a positive contribution at a time of exciting change within the firm and the legal industry. Occasional travel may be required to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at various locations.

Your duties will include:

  • Work across a broad range of functional areas including support and legal teams across various locations with work spanning across business analysis, process change, technology solutions, and people's work practices.
  • Work with relevant internal teams to scope out and deliver projects to improve efficiency of the firm's processes.
  • Lead workshops and interviews to conduct business process analysis and gather requirements.
  • Analyse and review current processes
  • Conduct gap analysis and present summary of findings
  • Make recommendations on improvements to processes
  • Create AS-IS and TO-BE process maps
  • Provide input into any required data mapping and translation activities
  • Document and present analysis results
  • Create business requirements documents and work with technology experts to translate into functional specifications
  • Write text requirements or User Stories complete with Acceptance Criteria; which can easily be understood by the development team
  • Create and manage requirements traceability matrix and product backlog
  • Provide requirements prioritisation guidelines and influence prioritisation to achieve the best outcomes for the firm
  • Provide analytic support by coordinating data extraction from various databases and data interpretation
  • Support in conducting business process impact assessment and change impact assessments
  • Partner with development and analytic teams to provide reporting on software solutions
  • Conduct workshops and technology demonstrations to seek sign-off on business requirements, new processes and technology solutions
  • Participate in test planning and execution
  • Support in ensuring project outcomes remain aligned to strategic objectives
  • Ensure timely escalation of issues and risks, and project change requests
  • Ensure templates and other project artefacts that assist with current and future program delivery are captured and shared
  • Transfer knowledge and learnings to the project team and other stakeholders

More About You

We welcome applicants who have:

  • 3+ years' experience in a related business analyst role
  • Experience working on large or complex projects
  • Strong analytical and process improvement skills, with experience in delivering efficiency improvements from analysis phase through to implementation
  • Experience developing and implementing processes
  • Experience in completing AS-IS and TO-BE process mapping in multi stream complex business environments
  • Interest in performing a diverse range of work throughout the project life cycle from business analysis to capturing functional specifications and data mapping with familiarity with technology solutions and functionality
  • Proficiency across Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Visio
  • Understanding of the Software Delivery Lifecycle
  • Experience working in an iterative fashion, following an agile framework
  • Knowledge of Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABoK)
  • Bonus points for someone who has:
    • Legal industry or professional services experience
    • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma

We also highly value your:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with technical and non-technical business stakeholders
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team, in a complex environment
  • Excellent relationship management skills with ability to liaise with both internal and external resources at all levels
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident communicating with clarity to senior stakeholders
  • Resilience and a commitment to excellence that matches our own
  • Flexible, adaptable and self-motivated approach responding to changing business priorities
  • Ability to think innovatively and drive continuous improvement across policy, process, and systems
  • Ability to achieve results through teamwork
  • Ambition to achieve results and contribute to the success of our business
  • Brings a pragmatic and constructive approach to high pressure situations and directs attention to solutions
  • Proactivity builds knowledge and expertise that can be applied across a range of areas and contexts

Who We Are

Diversity is one of the five elements that underpin our firm's purpose and informs the way we work internally and with our clients. An inclusive workplace environment is critical to leveraging the impact this diversity brings to all that we do each day. MinterEllison has been recognised as a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia for the past 11 years and has been recognised as both a Gold (2019) and Silver (2018 and 2020)  Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

We believe that agile workplaces can be instrumental in delivering increased levels of productivity. At MinterEllison we support our people to maintain a healthy balance between the demands of work, life and family.  We have a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing including free gym membership.

How To Apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Clare Odell at 02 9921 8747 for a confidential discussion.

Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the MinterEllison recruitment team. All agency candidates must be submitted through our on-line portal to be valid.

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