Job Description

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is supported by the staff in the UQ Research and Innovation portfolio. Units within the portfolio have responsibility to support the University's research community through strategic collaborations; grants management; research performance data management, contract negotiation; and research ethics and integrity.

About This Opportunity

In this role, you will lead investigative work to identify, define and convert business requirements into recommendations and system designs.  You will use appropriate business analysis methods, tools and techniques ensuring University-wide applicability.  You will collaborate and network with a diverse range of University stakeholders and actively participate as a change agent by promoting a collaborative approach and culture.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, you will have a postgraduate qualification or equivalent and extensive experience as a business analyst with focus on business improvement.  You will have an understanding of research project and compliance management with a demonstrated ability to analyse and synthesise information and compile detailed reports.  You will have strong communication and negotiation skills with experience in using and understanding complex structures, preferably in a large complex environment.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term (three months) position at HEW level 8.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $96,466 - $108,318, plus super of up to 9.5% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

 508160_Business Analyst PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Joseph McLean, Director, Research Partnerships on

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  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria (maximum 2 pages)
  • Resume

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