Business Improvement Specialist

  • Company:
    Careers at Council
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join our Corporate Development unit as a Business Improvement Specialist.

In this position you will provide expert advice on process improvements, find innovative ways to improve efficiencies across Council, drive customer-centric solutions and support the achievement of the Council’s vision of being a leading organisation that innovates and collaborates.

This opportunity will be offered on a permanent full time basis.

The salary range for this opportunity commences at $90,132 (Grade H, Step1) + 9.5% super

Your duties in this role will include:

  • Lead and facilitate business improvement projects using various methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, Agile, etc.
  • Streamline end-to-end processes and deliver quantifiable value
  • Apply the business excellence framework and research skills to identify best practice techniques and develop innovative solutions
  • Build capability and influence a culture of continuous improvement by engaging all levels of the organisation in business improvement
  • Facilitate workshops with key stakeholders to ensure requirements are gathered and well documente
  • Collaborate across the business to ensure buy-in
  • Train a team of Business Improvement ‘Champions’ who will implement improvements across the business
  • Provide support for performance and compliance audits and support the organisation to implement approved recommendations

*For a full list of duties, please refer to the position description.
You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business or related discipline
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills and understanding of business information systems, process mapping software (such as Promapp) and business improvement tools and methodologies
  • Significant experience within a Business Improvement role
  • Extensive experience in end-to-end process improvement project delivery including identifying opportunities for improvement, mapping processes and delivering results to maximize efficiencies
  • Experience in leading and facilitating workshops with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to handle complex problems, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, liaise, influence, challenge and build relationships at all levels with diverse customers and internal stakeholders
  • A strong commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and excellence underpinned by the Australian Business Excellence Framework principles.

What’s in it for you?

  • Permanent full time opportunity
  • Located in Bankstown (close to public transport)
  • Opportunity to earn additional leave (Accrued Time Off)
  • Access to health and wellbeing programs
  • Access to further training and development
  • 2019 Employer of Choice! – work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

You can submit your application by clicking the “Apply Now” button and creating a login using your email address.

When submitting your application, make sure to address the essential criteria mentioned in the position description in your covering letter.

We pride ourselves on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Applications close at 11:59 pm on Sunday 20 September 2020.

For more information, please contact Farah Khalil (Team Leader Business Improvement) on 02 9707 5526.

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