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Analyst – Process Improvement: Macquarie Park, Sydney, NSW

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Specialisterne Australia offers an alternative pathway for people on the autism spectrum to connect with employers who recognise and value the contributions and talents that individuals on the spectrum can bring to their organisations.

We are excited to partner with Transport for NSW in their search for an Analyst – Process Improvement from our community of autistic candidates.

About Transport for NSW

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. At Transport, we’re passionate about making NSW a better place to live, work and visit. 

Our vision is of a connected roads and public transport network that has higher capacity and gives people the freedom to choose how and when they get around, no matter where they live and work. 

Right now, we’re delivering a $72 billion infrastructure program over the next four years – the largest this nation has ever seen – to keep people and goods moving, connect communities and shape the future of our cities, centres and regions. 

At Transport, we’re also committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. Visit us at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/

About the Agency

Transport for NSW is comprised of numerous integrated divisions that focus on achieving community outcomes for the greater good and on putting our customers at the centre and our people at the heart of everything we do.

This role is within the Infrastructure and Place / Technical Services Division.

Role title

Analyst – Process Improvement (Grade 6)

Tenure

Full time, fixed term through to 18 December 2022.

Working hours 35hrs/week. Conditions of employment enable flexible working between 07.00 and 19.00 Monday-Friday.

Location of role

This role is based in Macquarie Park, NSW. 

All staff are currently required to work from home unless they deem it unsafe to do so. This is expected to change from 01 December 2021 when staff will be allowed to work either from home or in the office. It is anticipated that teams will meet in the office one day per week if and when practical to do so.

Objective

The role acts as a centralised function within the team to collect, maintain, analyse and distribute accessible organisational performance data to support the delivery of process improvements across the Division. The role will analyse areas of systems improvement evaluating as-is vs as-desired and conduct meaningful gap analysis.

What you will do

The Analyst – Process Improvement role will operate and deliver on time day-to-day operational project activities and quality accessible data to support projects in a constantly changing business environment with competing demands and priorities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collect, analyse and organise engineering performance data into accessible formats, policies and procedures for use by divisional project teams and stakeholders.
  • Produce on time, regular performance and status reports on project plans, specifications and milestones.
  • Identify risks and limitations in reported data integrity and propose solutions for improvement.
  • Research and identify the benefits of adopting new processes to improve process efficiencies and accessible information to support the delivery quality project outcomes.
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal and external stakeholders to provide accurate analytical updates and reports to maintain and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the engineering management system.
  • Any other related activities as required under direction from the Snr Manager Evolving Technical Process.

Specialisterne Australia exists because autistic candidates are being overlooked for employment, largely due to the many barriers that autistic candidates come up against when competing for employment in typical recruitment practices.

Specialisterne has created an end-to-end recruitment and employee support framework that removes those typically found barriers, and replaces them with practical, demonstrative assessments and activities whereby candidates, over a patient process, have the opportunity to:

 

  • better understand the requirements of the roles they are competing for to assess if they are the right opportunities for them
  • meet team members and managers throughout the process
  • connect with others who have previously gained employment via this program
  • demonstrate through practical assessments and activities their motivation and suitability for the available roles over a patient process
  • ‘show’ what they can do (not just tell someone what you can do)

At Specialisterne Australia our values are Respect, Clarity, Accommodation, and Accessibility. We keep these in mind in all that we do.  We work with our partner employers to promote and sustain a diverse and inclusive workforce.  To support you further throughout your journey, we provide a mentor and buddy, and we work with you to tailor an individual plan to accommodate your needs in the workplace, also providing a period of support for both you and your future employer, ensuring a successful transition into your new role.

 

Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Australia. Our partner employers do not handle applications directly for these opportunities.

Location of roles

This role is offered in Macquarie Park, Sydney, NSW only, however applicants prepared to relocate for employment are encouraged to apply.

Applicant Requirements

Must have

To apply for these roles, these things are essential:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a diagnosis of autism (including autism spectrum disorder; Asperger’s Syndrome; Autistic Disorder or PDD-NOS).
  • Australian citizenship required.
  • All applicants will be required to undertake and pass a national police check. 
  • In accordance with current Public Health Order, staff are required to be vaccinated to enable them to work in the office. This may be revised in alignment with Public Health Order updates.
  • Must live within a daily commutable distance to the location of the role.

Should have

These things are important to have:

  • Motivation to complete challenging tasks.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and improving your knowledge and skills.
  • Ability to clearly explain complex concepts and information to groups and individuals.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Ability to apply creative thinking techniques to generate new ideas and options to address issues.
  • Strong research and analytical skills to support project deliverables.

Nice to have

These things are not essential, but if you have them that’s great:

  • Tertiary qualification in business or similar and/or demonstrated experience in a similar role in a large complex environment. 
  • Involvement in the evaluation of business management systems during major organisational change.

Application Process

Before you can apply for jobs through Specialisterne Australia, you must first register with us as an eligible candidate using the form below.  You only need to do this once, existing candidates already registered using this form can proceed to login at the candidate portal.  To commence the registration process, please make sure you have the required documents stated below:

 

  1. Evidence of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Evidence could be a Diagnostic Assessment or a letter from a treating medical practitioner.
  1. Proof of Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residence Visa. Accepted documents are one of the following:
  • Australian Birth Certificate
  • Current Australian Passport
  • Certificate of Australian Citizenship
  • Permanent Residency Visa in Australia (excluding bridging visas)

NEW CANDIDATES

Upload your documents using the form provided on this page below.  A member of our team will check your eligibility and you will then be sent a link to complete an online registration form with Specialisterne Australia.  After you have completed your registration form, you will be sent a link to the candidate portal to upload supporting documents and apply for our jobs.

EXISTING CANDIDATES

If you have already registered as an eligible candidate with Specialisterne Australia using the form below and have an account, you can login to your account in the candidate portal to apply for the jobs or opportunities you are most interested in. A link to the candidate portal is contained in the form provided on this page below.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to find out more about the roles while participating in activities and assessments delivered by Specialisterne and our partner employers to determine their suitability for the various opportunities.

 

At the conclusion of the Talent Program activities, successful candidates will be offered employment. If you are unsuccessful, you may be considered for other Specialisterne opportunities.

Talent Program activities will be delivered online in a virtual assessment centre environment and therefore candidates are expected to have use of their own computer with a webcam and microphone, and have access to the internet in order to participate.

Please Note: All applications must go through Specialisterne Australia. Our partner employers do not handle applications directly for these opportunities.

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