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Saab Global

Business Performance Analyst

Rockingham, Australia
Closing date: 22 June 2024

The role

As part of our Naval Combat Systems group, the Business Performance Analyst will reside within and support the WAMA (Warship Asset Management Agreement) program.  This role is directly responsible for collating, analysing, maintaining and presenting complex contractual and internal reporting metrics.  The role will also support business process improvement initiatives when required.

Further, the successful candidate will:

  • Understand the customer, management and project leadership reporting requirements to develop fit-for-purpose management reporting dashboards using multiple system inputs and automated data gathering tools (where appropriate) for reliable and consistent reporting outcomes.
  • Ensure disparate information sources collated are validated, cohesively consolidated and aggregated to appropriate levels for management reporting.
  • Investigate and assess opportunities to automate reporting processes, developing professional, clear and concise business cases for management review to support improvement initiatives.
  • Utilise analytical expertise to support business improvement initiatives (eg. Value for Money performance assessments) and contribute to workflow improvements.
  • Support, when required, to other business areas, enhancing toolset or reporting development (eg Excel, Power BI, Sharepoint).

Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office and 9 day fortnight will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Business analysis experience within an engineering and project execution organisation, specifically within the defence or resources industries on complex major capital projects.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of performance reporting at a program level.
  • Advanced data analytics skills to support data modelling and generation of business performance reports, with ability to identify and represent opportunities, risks, variances and trending information.
  • Demonstrated capability to utilise Power BI to establish robust and reliable business performance reporting (replacing Excel methods).
  • Experience with tools such as MS Project and Visio to aid development of business process improvement initiatives.
  • Attention to detail and understanding sensitivities of interactions and impacts of requirements in a customer/supplier environment.
  • Previous experience working within the Defence (preferably Naval Maintenance) environment would be advantageous.

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants will be required to hold an Australian Defence Security Clearance to NV1 level or have the ability to gain one.

About us

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, communications, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose!

Culture and benefits

We employ over 1000 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised.  You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

As a valued team member of Saab Australia, you’ll access a variety of perks and benefits to support you and your family including:

  • 6 weeks paid leave each year
  • 13% Superannuation
  • Free Income Protection Insurance
  • Flexible working options
  • Access to the Saab shares matching scheme
  • Access to MySaab; our online store offering everything from cash back at hundreds of stores to discounts from exclusive partners

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By submitting an application to Saab, you consent to undertaking workforce screening activities including, but not limited to:  reference checks, Australian Federal Police check, verification of working rights and qualifications, sanctions screening and a pre-employment medical declaration.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.