• Sequana Partners Pty Ltd
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Lead Business Case Writer

  • Pin (2)Melbourne, Victoria
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Posted : 1/07/24
Applications Close :31/07/24

Sequana is a vibrant and growing project management consultancy providing strategic advisory and management services across the water, environment and energy sectors. With offices in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, we work with both the private sector and government organisations to break the mould and redefine the future of Australia’s major water, environment and energy projects. We are committed to delivering exceptional results for our clients throughout all stages of a project and beyond. 

Our strategy is focused on partnering and collaborating with our clients. We have a strong and successful track record, known for setting the industry benchmark and we measure our success by our clients’ success. We are a multidisciplinary team of extraordinary people doing extraordinary things We are working on iconic projects and deliver outstanding quality and results for our clients. 

 What you do

Reporting directly to the Associate Director, Commercial, the Lead Business Case Writer will play a crucial role in our consultancy by developing comprehensive and persuasive business cases for major infrastructure projects. This role involves collaborating with stakeholders, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality business cases that align with our clients’ strategic objectives. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in developing Business Cases to meeting Government expectations (e.g. DTF guidelines) and a strong background in business analysis (including Multi-Criteria Analysis and Cost-Benefit Analysis), excellent writing skills, and experience in the infrastructure sector. 

As a Lead Business Case Writer you will:

  • Develop comprehensive business cases for major infrastructure projects, including feasibility studies, cost-benefit analyses, and risk assessments.
  • Conduct thorough research and analysis to support business case development (including multi-criteria analysis).
  • Ensure business cases are aligned with the strategic objectives of clients and comply with relevant guidelines and standards. 
  • Coordinate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to gather necessary information.
  • Perform detailed financial modeling and economic analysis to assess project feasibility, return on investment (ROI), cost-benefit analysis, and risk assessment for client projects.
  • Translate complex financial data and technical information into clear, concise, and persuasive business case documents tailored to client needs.
  • Ensure all client business case reports and economics papers are aligned with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and client objectives.
  • Provide strategic recommendations based on business case findings to support client decision-making and prioritisation of projects.
  • Continuously improve business case writing processes and methodologies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Engage with client stakeholders to understand their needs, gather feedback, and incorporate their perspectives into business case development.

Who you are

Candidates should possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or a related field. 
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in business case writing, financial analysis, or a related role within the water, environment, or energy sectors.
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing high-quality business cases aligned to specific requirements and economics papers for clients.
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills, with proficiency in relevant software tools (e.g., Excel, financial modeling software).
  • Ability to contribute to writing technical and commercial documents, as well as business proposals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate complex information into clear and persuasive documents tailored to client needs.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Commitment to sustainability and continuous improvement.

What it's like working at Sequana:

There are a ton of reasons why Sequana is an amazing company to work at, and here are some that we think you'll find most interesting!
  • Our culture - We have a wonderful team of brilliant high achievers built on a culture of empathy, collaboration, integrity, openness, and professional excellence. We have created a family-like environment, attracting the best in the industry who share our passion for water and are willing to put in extraordinary efforts to deliver exceptional outcomes. 
  • Award-winning - We are an award-winning company – we have won ‘Great Place to Work’ awards across Australia.
  • Exciting projects - Sequana is on an exciting growth journey. Here at Sequana, you are seen as the expert and will have the opportunity to own projects end to end, and truly make a difference.
  • Continuous learning - We celebrate continuous learning at Sequana and have a Sequana Academy, offering employees the opportunity to receive professional coaching services and training, with a focus on personal development.
  • Compensation - We offer an attractive compensation package and a flexible work environment.
  • Reward and recognition - We promote an environment of reward and recognition. At Sequana, you will be recognised for your efforts, and for each anniversary, we will celebrate you, and reward you for your contribution!
  • Diverse and inclusive environment - We promote an inclusive and diverse environment at Sequana and have many events and activities that truly make Sequana a ‘Great Place to Work.'

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