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Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Parramatta, New South Wales
Salary: AU$500 - AU$600 per day + super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH4902_1587363351
Contact Name: Melissa Turkington
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 21, 2020 09:38

Job Description

The company
Large organisation within the education sector requires a Business Analyst with good data analytics experience and strong stakeholder engagement for this short term contract role supporting a project team.

The role
Provide additional analytical support to help setup the baseline for the needs-based funding (NBF) evaluation framework.

Key Outcomes/Accountabilities
* Support the development of a measurement metrics to capture the impact of needs-based funding allocated to schools
* Investigate and identify suitable data sources to report on specific outcome measures
* Liaise with internal and external stakeholders and initiate data requests
* Conduct analysis of funding provided to schools
* Develop dataset in MS Excel and prepare data for analysis
* Summarise and document findings in non-technical terms
* Build a robust MS Excel model that enables analysis to report on outcome measures on a regular basis

Key challenges
* Participate in discussions with key stakeholders as required.
* Extract, analyse, interpret and report on data to inform NBF evaluation framework
* Demonstrate experience producing a range reports that are clear and factual
* Manage large datasets and conduct analysis to draw logical conclusions in line with the measurement framework

Essential Requirements (please only apply if you have the following)
* 2-3 years of experience in a similar role as a Business Analyst with strong data analysis experience
* Advanced MS Excel skills
* Structured and logical thinking and work approach
* Demonstrated experience producing a range reports that are clear and factual
* A positive, proactive solutions orientated and pragmatic approach
* Confidence to influence stakeholders at all levels with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Previous experience within the education sector would be highly favourable. Candidates ideally will have a current WWCC check. A police check will also be required at offer stage.

How to apply
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