First listed on: 15 February 2024

About Us

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is a medical research institute specialising in the brain and mind and is one of the world’s top 10 brain research centres. We employ exceptionally talented people who work to solve the greatest brain and mind challenges of our era. Our staff and students are the bedrock of our research and success, and we strive for excellence by fostering partnerships and empowering people. At the Florey our mission-driven culture enables our people to collaborate, thrive, learn, make ground-breaking discoveries, and advance humanity through brain and mind science.

About the role:

The Young Stroke Service is looking for an experienced Functional Business Analyst to manage and champion the build of an application that will translate leading research and clinical practice into an impactful medtech platform.  

 This will require strong co-design skills and stakeholder management across researchers, patients, carers, health services, clinicians, and our technology partner. Use your technology problem solving to help our experts achieve their meaningful, patient outcome focused vision. 

 The key purpose of this role is to bridge between the clinical and research requirements of the Young Stroke Service and the third-party digital partners, ensuring the solution matches the requirements. This position is responsible for driving work to ensure recognition of, and responsiveness to, the needs of internal and external stakeholders. 

  The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Oversee technical product development to co-design and implement a digital platform for entry, screening, and triage into bespoke health services for young people with stroke. You
  • will coordinate and manage the execution of works in line with the agreed schedule.
  • Lead workshops, work groups, and meetings or other activities to meet critical deadlines that are related to YSS digital developments.
  • Assist Project management team with the technical scope, schedule, budget, risks, and issues of the project in relation to the technical product development.
  • Manage clinical data collection, storage, and sharing within governance of human research ethics approvals, Florey IT, and international data security protocols.
  • Operate within the overall program governance whilst employing rigorous planning and documentation for the management of operational activities and project reporting.
  • Provide a technical project interface with the project partners to ensure timely and accurate translation of technical choices into health care process impacts to support good.

Detailed information and key responsibilities are available from the Position Description. (This will be hyper-linked)

This position is a fixed-term, part-time role (3 days a week), ceasing 31 December 2026. The role attracts an annual salary offer ranging from Higher Education Worker 7 (HEW 7-1) $88,920 pro-rata to Higher Education Worker (HEW 8-1) $100,032 pro rata, commensurate with experience.

Applicants who meet the criteria listed in the Position Description should submit their resume together with a cover letter no later than 28 February 2024.

About you:

The successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination
  • of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Post-graduate qualification in relevant field
  • Agile certification or 3+ years of Agile experience
  • Technology Vendor – contract management experience
  • IT qualifications or proficiency in methodologies such as Prince 2, Agile, PMBOK
  • Experience in multi-disciplinary project delivery teams, preferably in first application.
  • digital platform environments
  • Excellent collaboratively based stakeholder management skills, ability to influence outcomes, align individual perspectives and resolve issues productively.

Experience with the below is desirable, but not essential:

  • Understanding of Health Service delivery environment; understanding of the clinical
  • environment relating to survivors of stroke
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organisational, and facilitation skills
  • Experience with REDCap database.

What we offer:
Working at the Florey offers you the chance to work with a dedicated group of researchers within a culture that focuses on equity, diversity, and collaboration. Other benefits include:

  • Generous salary packaging to maximise your benefits.
  • Up to 17% superannuation
  • Wellbeing initiatives including flexible working opportunities and access to our employee assistance program. 

First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

For enquiries, please contact our Human Resources Team on

All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check.

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