Project Management Business Analyst | Technology Consulting



Location: Canberra 


Contract Type: Permanent 

MinterEllison is one of Australia’s largest law firms, with nearly 200 years of business history.  We're known for our legal and consulting expertise - and for our inclusive and authentic character.


Our purpose is to create sustainable value with our clients, people and communities.  That means we have a proud history of providing excellence to clients, nurturing our people and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.


We value excellence, curiosity and collaboration.  Clients rely on us for our responsive, commercial approach.  Our clients include government departments and agencies, private and publicly listed companies, and small and large businesses in Australia and overseas.  

MinterEllison's Consulting Services are leading strategic advisors ready to design, develop and operationalise with clients.  Businesses need integrated capabilities to solve complex organisational problems.  At MinterEllison, we've brought together an unmatched team of experts under one roof with deep industry knowledge and commercial experience who are focused on designing, developing and operationalising solutions in the service areas of Technology, Cyber Security, Risk & Regulatory, Legal Optimisation, Education and ESG.  


As a highly valued employee we will also provide you with a wide range of benefits. To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser



The Role


We are currently recruiting for a number of permanent opportunities for experienced Consultants across project, program and portfolio delivery, with experience across technology, to assist our clients to ensure robust control and governance outcomes are achieved as they deliver new capabilities. You will have the opportunity to  support clients to deliver successful projects regardless of the complexity of scope, stakeholder, or supplier, aided by our industry leading frameworks, accelerators and analytics support. 

In this role you will have the opportunity to:


  • Develop transformation strategies and support implementation roadmap
  • Conduct current maturity state assessments and structure uplift recommendations and options across short to long term horizons
  • Develop and uplift PMO frameworks across people, processes and tools
  • Prepare and review project, program and portfolio documents, ensuring their fit for purpose to support, control and manage effective delivery of transformation and capability build initiatives
  • Manage risk and support the client to build appropriate risk frameworks
  • Assess toolsets to support effective project, program and portfolio management delivery
  • Implement industry best practice and tailored approaches to portfolio management
  • Provide an expert assessment of our clients' business requirements, gathering both technical and non-technical information.
  • Ensure that new initiatives are translated to system requirements, and ensure the delivered solution meets those requirements.
  • Build business cases and benefits frameworks to support investment prioritisation and optimisation decisions
  • Design Executive report and Dashboard to support prioritisation and optimisation decisions
  • Review current operating models and recommend transition plans
  • Perform program health checks and shape remediation activities to place programs back on track and salvage current and future investment
  • Governance re-structuring and change management support
  • Agile to waterfall synchronisation
  • Training and learning needs assessment and delivery


More About You


We welcome applications from Consultant to Manager level candidates who have demonstratable experience across the categories noted above as well as the following professional and technical qualifications:


Professional Background

  • At least 2 years' experience working in a consulting environment focusing on digital transformation, PMO establishment, management and uplift, business analysis and/or organisation change management.
  • An understanding of technologies and investment reporting.



  • Advanced Word, Excel and Power Point skills.
  • Attention to detail and time management.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • A positive 'can do' attitude.
  • Ability to present recommendations that are consumable by senior stakeholders
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships and facilitate meetings and workshops at all levels
  • Ability to assess solutions, transformation initiatives and toolsets
  • Experience across OCM frameworks such as ADKAR



  • Undergraduate degree, preferably within the following disciplines: Business Management / Commerce, Information Technology,  Computer Science / Engineering, Finance or Law.
  • Project/Program management accreditations such as Prince II, P3M3, LEAN, etc.
  • Must hold Australian Citizenship and be able to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance.


Why MinterEllison


We offer flexible working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership - all with no minimum tenure.


We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, genders (including trans or gender diverse), LGBTQ+ people and those with carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.


How to Apply


We prefer to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button. We encourage all applications, including if you do not meet the criteria listed for the role. Your application will also enable us to consider you for other opportunities that may be available at MinterEllison.


If you would like further information, require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process or for a confidential discussion, please contact  [email protected].


Canberra, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent