Management and Organisation Analysts assist organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems, and study organisational structures, methods, systems and procedures.

    You usually need a bachelor degree in business management, accounting or another relevant field to work as a Management or Organisation Analyst. Training is also available through VET (Vocational Education and Training).

    Tasks

    • assisting and encouraging the development of objectives, strategies and plans aimed at achieving customer satisfaction and the efficient use of organisations' resources
    • discussing business and organisational shortcomings with clients
    • analysing and evaluating current systems and structures
    • discussing current systems with staff and observing systems at all levels of organisation
    • directing clients towards more efficient organisation and developing solutions to organisational problems
    • undertaking and reviewing work studies by analysing existing and proposed methods and procedures such as administrative and clerical procedures
    • recording and analysing organisations' work flow charts, records, reports, manuals and job descriptions
    • preparing and recommending proposals to revise methods and procedures, alter work flows, redefine job functions and resolve organisational problems
    • assisting in implementing approved recommendations, issuing revised instructions and procedure manuals, and drafting other documentation
    • reviewing operating procedures and advising of departures from procedures and standards

    More about Management and Organisation Analysts

    All Management and Organisation Analysts

    All Management and Organisation Analysts

    • $2,067 Weekly Pay
    • Strong Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment
    • 64,200 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 79% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 44 hours Average full-time
    • 42 years Average age
    • 42% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Management and Organisation Analysts (in their main job) grew strongly over the past 5 years and is expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years:
    from 64,200 in 2018 to 70,800 by 2023.
    Job openings can come from new jobs being created, but most come from turnover (workers leaving).
    There are likely to be around 58,000 job openings over 5 years (that's about 11,600 a year).

    • Size: This is a very large occupation.
    • Unemployment: Unemployment was below average in 2018.
    • Location: Management and Organisation Analysts work in many parts of Australia. New South Wales and Victoria have a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Financial and Insurance Services; and Public Administration and Safety.
    • Earnings: Full-time workers on an adult wage earn around $2,067 per week (higher than the average of $1,460). Earnings tend to be lower when starting out and higher as experience grows.
    • Full-time: Many work full-time (79%, higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 44 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 42 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 42% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

    Employment Outlook

    Number of Workers

    Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, Department of Jobs and Small Business trend data to May 2018 and Department of Jobs and Small Business projections to 2023.
    YearNumber of Workers
    200847600
    200946500
    201047100
    201145800
    201250400
    201356200
    201455000
    201562000
    201666200
    201762200
    201864200
    202370800

    Weekly Earnings

    Weekly Earnings (Before Tax)

    Source: Based on ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours (cat. no. 6306.0), May 2018, Customised Report. Median weekly total cash earnings for full-time non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate. Earnings are before tax and include amounts salary sacrificed. Earnings can vary greatly depending on the skills and experience of the worker and the demands of the role. These figures should be used as a guide only, not to determine a wage rate.
    EarningsManagement and Organisation AnalystsAll Jobs Average
    Full-Time Earnings20671460

    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services37.3
    Financial and Insurance Services16.8
    Public Administration and Safety8.6
    Manufacturing4.5
    Other Industries32.8

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateManagement and Organisation AnalystsAll Jobs Average
    NSW36.731.6
    VIC31.925.6
    QLD14.120.0
    SA4.57.0
    WA7.910.8
    TAS1.02.0
    NT0.41.0
    ACT3.71.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketManagement and Organisation AnalystsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.1-5.05.0
    20-243.0-9.39.3
    25-3424.6-22.922.9
    35-4429.4-22.022.0
    45-5423.5-21.621.6
    55-598.4-9.09.0
    60-645.8-6.06.0
    65 and Over5.1-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS, ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationManagement and Organisation AnalystsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate30.8-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree41.3-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma10.2-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV5.2-21.121.1
    Year 129.4-18.118.1
    Year 111.1-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below1.9-12.512.5

    You usually need a bachelor degree in business management, accounting or another relevant field to work as a Management or Organisation Analyst. Training is also available through VET (Vocational Education and Training).

    Membership with the Institute of Management Consultants may be useful.

    Thinking about study or training?

    Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.

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    • Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
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    Employers look for Management and Organisation Analysts who work well in a team, can communicate clearly and who are reliable.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Education and Training

      81% Skill level

      Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

    2. Customer and Personal Service

      76% Skill level

      Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

    3. Administration and Management

      75% Skill level

      Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

    4. Personnel and Human Resources

      73% Skill level

      Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

    5. Sales and Marketing

      72% Skill level

      Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

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    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 13-1111.00 - Management Analysts.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Electronic Mail

      98% Important

      How often do you use electronic mail?

    2. Telephone

      96% Important

      How often do you talk on the telephone?

    3. Face-to-Face Discussions

      88% Important

      How often do you talk with people face-to-face?

    4. Spend Time Sitting

      88% Important

      How much time do you spend sitting?

    5. Work With Work Group or Team

      86% Important

      How important is it to work with others in a group or team?

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