APPLY NOW: Functional Consultant Australia

APPLY: Functional Consultant Australia

At TAFE NSW, our mission revolves around creating transformative experiences, fostering a commitment to excellence and equipping individuals with the skills necessary to thrive in today’s dynamic job market. This dedication to life-altering impact underpins every facet of our institution, from our premier training and educational offerings to our unwavering support for personal and professional development.

Central to our ethos is the belief that true change begins with a passionate and dedicated team. Our staff members view their roles not merely as jobs but as opportunities to make a profound difference in the lives of others. Whether they’re inspiring students, collaborating with colleagues, or actively contributing to the growth of our communities and industries, each member of our team embodies the values that define TAFE NSW: Customer First, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence.

We recognize that investing in our people is paramount to achieving our mission. As such, we cultivate a diverse, dynamic and collaborative work environment where innovation is encouraged, value creation is celebrated and meaningful contributions are recognized and rewarded. We provide our employees with the necessary tools, ongoing training and professional development opportunities to thrive in their roles.

Additionally, we prioritize the health and well-being of our team members by offering comprehensive wellness programs and promoting work-life balance through a 35-hour workweek and flexible scheduling options.

The role of Functional Consultant within our organization is integral to our mission of delivering cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of our stakeholders. Working as part of an agile team, the Functional Consultant is tasked with conceptualizing, designing and overseeing the implementation of applications and software systems that align with business objectives. With a strong foundation in functional design principles, this role requires a keen understanding of business processes and a proactive approach to problem-solving.

As a member of our Dynamics 365 team, you will play a key role in maximizing value for our customers. With expertise in areas such as Field Services, Finance and Operations within Dynamics 365, you will leverage your experience to engage with clients, analyze their business processes and identify opportunities for system optimization.

Through a combination of investigative work, stakeholder collaboration and agile methodologies, you will contribute to the successful delivery of projects while ensuring alignment with organizational goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with clients to understand, analyze and document their business processes and objectives.
  • Conduct thorough investigations to gather requirements using various techniques such as interviews, document analysis and user workshops.
  • Design functional specifications and documentation based on gathered requirements.
  • Coordinate with senior analysts to resolve technical or functional issues identified during the project lifecycle.
  • Work closely with Technical Consultants and end-users to design and implement system modifications and enhancements.
  • Facilitate review sessions and incorporate feedback from stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of new functionalities.
  • Utilize agile methodologies to identify and prioritize project deliverables, including EPICS, Features and User Stories.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At TAFE NSW, we are dedicated to creating a culturally safe and inclusive workplace where diversity is celebrated and every individual is valued for their unique contributions. We strive to foster an environment of trust, respect and dignity, where employees feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work. Through our diverse employee networks and ongoing initiatives, we aim to cultivate a sense of belonging and promote equality for all.

Application Process

If you’re ready to embark on a career of life-changing impact, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. To submit your application, please click ‘apply now’ and ensure that you include the following:

  • Your current resume (PDF format)
  • A response to the targeted question provided in the application form (maximum 300 words)

Targeted Question: Describe a challenging project you’ve worked on as a functional consultant. What was your role, how did you contribute to the project’s success and what was the result?

Recruitment and Contact Information

For general recruitment and adjustment inquiries, please contact Talent Acquisition Advisor Jenny Gimissis at [email protected] or 02-79212564.

For role-specific inquiries, reach out to Greg Porter, IT Product Manager, at [email protected] or 02-79215868.

Please note that this is a child-related position and a Working with Children Check is a prerequisite for employment. Additionally, candidates must be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents to be eligible for ongoing positions in the NSW Public Sector.

An eligibility list may be created for this position, valid for 18 months, to fill subsequent vacancies of the same classification.


What is TAFE NSW?

TAFE NSW, or Technical and Further Education New South Wales, is an educational institution dedicated to providing high-quality vocational training and education across a wide range of industries. It offers courses and programs designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today’s workforce.

What sets TAFE NSW apart from other educational institutions?

TAFE NSW stands out for its commitment to delivering practical, hands-on training that is directly applicable to real-world job scenarios. The institution’s focus on industry relevance, combined with state-of-the-art facilities and experienced faculty, ensures that students receive education that is both rigorous and relevant.

What programs and courses does TAFE NSW offer?

TAFE NSW offers a diverse range of programs and courses spanning various industries, including business, hospitality, construction, healthcare, information technology and more. These programs range from certificate and diploma courses to apprenticeships and advanced qualifications, catering to the needs of students at different stages of their careers.

How does TAFE NSW support student success?

TAFE NSW is committed to supporting student success through a range of initiatives, including personalized learning support, access to industry placements and internships, career counseling services and ongoing professional development opportunities. The institution also provides comprehensive resources and facilities to enhance the learning experience.

Can international students enroll at TAFE NSW?

Yes, TAFE NSW welcomes international students and offers a range of programs specifically designed for international learners. These programs provide opportunities for international students to gain valuable skills and qualifications while experiencing life in Australia. TAFE NSW also provides support services tailored to the needs of international students, including language support and assistance with visa requirements.

How does TAFE NSW engage with industry partners?

TAFE NSW maintains strong connections with industry partners to ensure that its programs and courses remain relevant and responsive to industry needs. These partnerships often involve collaboration on curriculum development, work placement opportunities, guest lectures and industry-relevant projects. By working closely with industry, TAFE NSW helps students develop skills that are in demand by employers.

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