Business Analyst

Brisbane, Australia
$83,633.65 - $91,350.33
01 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Strategic Program Office

The University operates in a rapidly changing environment within a global marketplace, where institutions strive for higher levels of excellence and reputation. Australian universities face increased financial pressures, regulatory changes arising from the 2014-2015 Federal Government budget announcement, reputational pressures and changing client expectations (student, industry and government).

Within this context, UQ seeks to review its services, to ensure that UQ remains competitive and sustains success in the longer term. A focus on continuous improvement as part of every person’s contribution to the future of UQ is vital to ensuring a service oriented culture.

The University’s Strategic Program Office will enhance UQ’s ability to deliver its core functions of learning, discovery and engagement. This University-wide program will adopt a One UQ approach with shared commitment and responsibility to enhance the student and staff experience by transforming internal business operations.

The role

The role of the Business Analyst will be to effectively provide analysis for the development of decision making documentation. The incumbent will also be required to assist the Financial Modelling & Data Analytics Manager in the annual UniForum data collection and stakeholder engagement. 

The incumbent will provide complex data analytics to support all University projects run by the Strategic Program Office. Data will be derived from various internal collections including Business Objects and external sources as required.

The person

Applicants should possess postgraduate qualifications and extensive experience as a business analyst or generalist with a focus on business process or system improvement. Experience in using and understanding complex structures - including systems, processes and organisational structures, preferably in a large complex environment, is preferable.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 3 years at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,883 - $89,559 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total package will be in the range $95,803 - $104,784).

Position Description

Download File Business Analyst_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Vanetta Warren, HR Advisor on (07) 3346 0403 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Your CV or resume (maximum five (5) pages);
  • A short cover letter (maximum two (2) pages) outlining how your knowledge, skills, experience and attributes meet the ‘Selection Criteria’.

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.