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Job Details

Location
Sydney
Salary
$145000 per annum
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
BH-159053
Contact
Abigail Robinson
Posted
9 months ago
Our client is a well-known organisation with a focus to transform the way they deliver excellence and innovation. Due to growth within the Portfolio Planning group we would like to approach the market for a Business Optimisation Lead to identify optimisation opportunities, researching best practice, current trends, and recommend pragmatic solutions to the business to meet or improve organisational outcomes
 
The purpose of this role is to identify, analyse and interpret trends, patterns and changes in industry and within performance to develop a view on best practice, or important issues and trends, how it may affect current practices/performance, and what improvements/mitigations could be made.
 
Key accountabilities:
  • Support and design business solution for identified continuous improvement opportunities based on internal and external reviews.
  • Apply hypothesis-based problem solving to investigate both known and known unknown performance issues or business problems and provide insights and/or recommendations on how to mitigate or resolve these issues.
  • Undertake problem definition and resolution analysis (quantitative & qualitative) to support the group in establishing greater resilience across the value chain.
  • Conduct research and data gathering activities to derive data-driven recommendations.
  • Contribute and input into cross-functional team activities to ensure business requirements and expectations are captured and considered.
  • Proactively develop actionable insight and recommendations that consumers can implement to enable more efficient operations or understand the implications of trends/issues.
 
Essential Experience includes:
  • Experience in hypothesis-based problem solving and structured communication skills.
  • A broad range of experience in business analyst roles within the financial services industry (preferably insurance).
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functional business users to identify opportunities for improvement in operations and processes.
  • Experience in leading the review of reports and data for trend analysis, special cause variation, or other techniques to prepare and deliver recommendations
  • Relevant tertiary education, or equivalent knowledge and skills acquired through practical quantitative and qualitative research experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, synthesise and analyse data and draw logical conclusions.
  • Excellent analysis and collaboration skills