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Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst 

  • High profile Senior Business Analyst role
  • 12 month employment contract
  • Attractive salary, plus benefits and superannuation, convenient Sydney CBD location

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Payments Settlements Department is responsible for the operation of RITS, Australia's real-time gross settlement system, and settlement of transactions across Exchange Settlement Accounts in RITS.

This role undertakes business analysis and project-related activities to deliver solutions that enhance RITS. In this role, you will:

  • act as the liaison point between the business, developers, testers and operations and technology teams
  • determine business needs and draft business requirements and functional specifications for enhancements to RITS, using an agreed project methodology
  • liaise with IT architects, developers and other technical staff to ensure that business requirements are technologically viable
  • liaise with testing teams and IT technical staff as enhancements to RITS are built to ensure they are consistent with business requirements and functional specifications
  • play a key business role in project teams managing the development and implementation of approved projects, including by identifying, managing and escalating project issues and risks as necessary
  • assist in the update of operational procedures and internal staff training materials
  • assist in the preparation of materials for communication to external stakeholders.

There is considerable liaison with developers, testers and senior stakeholders in the business. You will also have contact with external stakeholders.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • an undergraduate degree in business or in an IT related discipline
  • experience working within project teams or in a similar role
  • knowledge of Business Analyst and Project Management methodologies (e.g. BABOK, Prince2)
  • strong skills in innovation and problem solving, stakeholder management and business writing.

Knowledge of payment and settlements system operations in Australia and an appreciation of the relevance of business and policy frameworks are highly desirable.

Your application should include a supporting statement addressing the selection criteria and a resume detailing your skills and experience.

 PS - L4 - Senior Business Analyst - 8011.pdf

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

The Reserve Bank of Australia pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system. Staff at the Bank, have an important role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting role.  Our core values are promotion of the public interest, integrity, excellence, intelligent inquiry and respect. 

Applications close AUS Eastern Daylight Time