Business Analyst – Data and Technology

Essential Energy

Location: New South Wales

Job Type: Full time


We are unique

We are a regional business that thinks on a global level. We work with determined, passionate and curious people to empower communities to share and use energy for a better tomorrow. With a network that powers 95% of NSW and parts of Southern Queensland, we ensure homes, hospitals, schools, businesses, and services stay connected.

We are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst – Data and Technology to join our Essential Technology, Data team. This role can be based anywhere within Essential Energy’s operational footprint throughout NSW.

About the role

Reporting to the Enterprise Data Governance Manager, the Business Analyst – Data and Technology you will be responsible for analysis of business processes, systems, and data, to help facilitate the business outcomes and drive improvements in data governance, quality, compliance, and efficiency.

The Business Analyst is further responsible for supporting the development of comprehensive strategic advice and recommendations to senior management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the team with complex problem solving technical, financial, and forecasting advice
  • Develop analytical models for identifying trends and monitoring performance
  • Support workshops with business users and stakeholders to enable development of comprehensive problem statements and guide development of effective solutions
  • Develop support documentation and communication to convey complex business concepts in a straightforward and effective manner for the benefit of non-technical audiences

About You

You will have previous experience in a similar role with experience in analysing business and operational data and preparation of reports and presentations to senior management and experience developing standards, procedures and guidelines for complex business processes and systems.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Business or demonstrated capability through past employment experience and/or relevant qualifications.


As an Essential Energy team member, you’ll enjoy such benefits as;

  • 16% Superannuation
  • Flexible working arrangements subject to business needs
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Access the NIB corporate health plan
  • Access to join the Fitness Passport Program
  • Paid parental leave for eligible team members
  • Further education and career development support

We offer fantastic local and regional career opportunities limited only by your own drive and determination.

Working for this large and diverse organisation, employees can take advantage of a range of learning and development opportunities, including leadership programs.

If successful in this role you will join a supportive and appreciative team in a role that offers breadth across essential Energy's entire corporate and network businesses.

At Essential Energy we are united in our purpose and live our values. We operate in an exciting and rapidly changing environment, thrive in a culture that’s all about teamwork and are here for our customers.

For further information please contact Diane Hicks, Data Governance Manager - Enterprise on 0448 496 972.

Applications close on midnight, Sunday 1 October 2023.

Passionate people. Global thinking. Regional heart.

Building a better energy future.

Essential Energy is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applicants to apply regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

As an organisation, our aim is to champion inclusivity in the workplace and celebrate the difference in all our employees.

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