Lead Analyst - Business Optimisation

  • Sydney CBD
  • Permanent
  • Fri Jun 7 06:33:39 2019
  • 200017065

  • Lead Analyst - Business Optimisation
  • State Government | 12-month fixed term role
  • Insurance or Financial Services exp. required

Spinifex Recruiting is partnering with the NSW State Government to source a Lead Analyst for a fixed 12-month contract, based in the Sydney CBD. Reporting into the Portfolio Lead, this position will hold an integral part in identifying optimisation opportunities for the organisation as well as recommending practical solutions to improve business outcomes.

The Organisation:

A large NSW State Government department with a commitment to the people and communities of NSW. This organisation possesses a strong and inclusive work culture that celebrates diversity.

The Role:

  • Conduct research and data/requirements gathering activities
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis to derive data-driven recommendations
  • Design business solutions to identify business opportunities for improvement
  • Interpret industry trends and patterns to develop a view on best practice and how these might affect current practice
  • Devise plans to improve or mitigate important industry trends and issues
  • Develop analytical reports and recommendations to inform decision making
  • Foster and maintain strong working relationships with key organisational stakeholders
  • Review and monitor the impact of business performance

About You:

  • Able to operate independently and run projects on your own
  • Possess a problem-solving mindset and have a knack for business improvement
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to think outside the box
  • Possess Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • Willing to undergo a National Police Record Check upon offer

Selection Criteria:

  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in a similar position, ideally within Insurance or Financial Services
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications with applied professional experience
  • Demonstrated high-level analytical ability with experience working with both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Advanced experience using the MS Office Suite as well as Data Management software
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying opportunities for improvement in operations and processes
  • Demonstrated experience in leading the review of reports and data trend analysis


  • Stunning harbour views
  • Inclusive and social work culture
  • Opportunity to lead your own projects

To apply, simply follow the link provided and submit your resume in MS Word format. Alternatively, contact Mackenzie Small at Spinifex Recruiting on (02) 9290 3733 for a confidential discussion.