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Continuous Improvement Business Analyst, RMIT University, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Continuous Improvement Business Analyst, RMIT University, Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted on: Dec.07.2022

Continuous Improvement Business Analyst, RMIT University, Melbourne VIC, Australia

About Us

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.
Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.
What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.
Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.


Full-time, Continuing position
Salary Level  HEW 7  + 17% Superannuation
Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

About the role

The primary purpose of this role is to facilitate and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives with business areas, using right fit continuous improvement methodologies to deliver sustainable improvements, with a focus on delivering benefit to the organisation and uplifting maturity Identifying and analysing current state gaps, determining root cause, developing future state solutions and support the implementation and embedding of those solutions into BAU activity.
The team and this role will contribute to multiple strategic priorities, productivity efforts by leading, mentoring and training stakeholders encouraging ‘agile’ mindset and best practice outcomes.

To be successful in this position, you will:

Facilitate and contribute to continuous improvement engagements by agreeing to, and executing a defined scope of work, identifying and delivering efficiency savings through the revision of business processes with minimal technology changes.
Complete projects with appropriate use of tools and methodologies.
Lead continuous improvement workshops with stakeholders, applying knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies to progress toward benefit delivery and sustained improvement.
Develop and document ‘As Is’ and ‘To Be’ designs in compliance with enterprise process mapping standards and tools.
Within a defined strategic program through process facilitation and design sessions, using lean methodologies, identify and implement improvement opportunities that improve quality, reduce cost, increase productivity, and improve cycle time by reducing waste.
Developing strong relationships and achieve buy-in from all decision makers for the successful application of operational excellence/performance improvement. 
Act as a champion for operational excellence to encourage and foster an environment of continuous improvement outcomes.
Contribute to the ongoing development of the Continuous Improvement team by taking a critical eye to our processes, procedures and frameworks. Provide process improvement advice and expertise during project solutioning and mobilisation. 
Assist in training stakeholders to encourage ‘lean’ mindset and best practices, while facilitating their transition to high-performing teams.
Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the Portfolio

The Operations Portfolio enables an integrated, enterprise-wide delivery for best practice student and staff experiences.  
The Portfolio incorporates the following business units:  Enterprise Project and business performance, Communications, Global Marketing & Student Recruitment, Human Resources, Information and Technology Services (ITS), Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Procurement and Property Services Group (PSG). 
The Portfolio houses significant drivers and delivery components across the staff and student journeys and enables the overall experience for both groups.  The Portfolio is integral in bringing the RMIT strategy to life, across the globe.  Each of these functions supports the global operations of the University both directly as well as through its controlled entities.
Housed within Enterprise Projects and Business Performance, the Continuous Improvement team provide an integrated approach to strategy execution, planning, project governance, and optimising student and staff experience and uplifting business capability.

We do this by:

Engaging in improvement initiatives across the enterprise to deliver value, efficiency gains and targeted fast outcomes
Embedding resources and capability within large scale projects
Developing and providing best practice tools and methods to support simple, continuous improvement practices;
Mentoring, training, and coaching to develop local capability in continuous improvement methodologies
Partnering with other services provides to form the right multidisciplinary teams to get the job done.

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.
Applications Close: 7 Jan 2023 11.59 pm
RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak
We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.


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