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

A Bachelor Degree or higher, or at least 5 years of experience, is usually needed to work in this job. Most workers have a university degree. Sometimes relevant experience or on-the-job training is also needed.

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

Job Titles

  • Management or Business Consultant
  • Organisation and Methods Analyst, or Procedures Analyst
  • Management or Business Consultant

    Assists organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems.

    Specialisations: Business Analyst

  • Organisation and Methods Analyst, or Procedures Analyst

    Studies organisational structures, methods, systems and procedures.

    Specialisations: Change Management Facilitator, Industry Analyst, Quality Auditor, Skills Auditor

Fast Facts

  • $1,500 Weekly Pay
  • 64,200 workers Employment Size
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • Average unemployment Unemployment
  • 82.5% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 39.3 hours Average full-time
  • 41 years Average age
  • 43.1% female Gender Share

The number of Management and Organisation Analysts 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 average in 2017.
  • Location: Management and Organisation Analysts work in most regions of Australia.
  • Industries: Most work in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Financial and Insurance Services; and Public Administration and Safety.
  • Earnings: Full-time workers earn around $1,500 per week (higher than the all jobs average of $1,230). Earnings tend to be lower when starting out and higher as experience grows.
  • Full-time: Most work full-time (82.5%, much higher than the all jobs average of 68.4%).
  • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 39.3 hours per week at work (compared to the all jobs average of 40.0 hours).
  • Age: The average age is 41 years (compared to the all jobs average of 40 years).
  • Gender: 43.1% of workers are female (compared to the all jobs average of 46.7%).

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 Characteristics of Employment survey, August 2015, Cat. No. 6333.0, Customised Report. Median earnings are before tax and do not include superannuation. 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 Earnings15001230

Main Industries

Main Employing Industries (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2017, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003: Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services43.1
Financial and Insurance Services12.5
Public Administration and Safety10.2
Information Media and Telecommunications4.3
Other Industries29.9

States and Territories

  • NSW

  • VIC

  • QLD

  • SA

  • TAS

  • NT

  • ACT

Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2017, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003: 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
NSW40.631.6
VIC27.626.2
QLD15.019.7
SA3.86.7
WA7.510.8
TAS0.92.0
NT0.51.1
ACT4.11.8

Age Profile

Age Profile (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Labour Force Survey, annual average 2017, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003: Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Age BracketManagement and Organisation AnalystsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
15-190.0-5.25.2
20-243.4-9.99.9
25-3429.2-23.623.6
35-4425.5-21.721.7
45-5424.3-20.820.8
55-598.0-8.88.8
60-645.0-6.06.0
65 and Over4.5-4.04.0

Education Level

Highest Level of Education (% Share)

Source: ABS, Education and Work (2016). Findings based on use of ABS TableBuilder data. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Skill level requirements can change over time, the 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 Certificate24.7-8.68.6
Bachelor degree44.3-17.917.9
Advanced Diploma/Diploma10-10.110.1
Certificate III/IV7.6-18.918.9
Year 128.5-18.718.7
Years 11 & 104.9-17.717.7
Below Year 100-8.18.1

A Bachelor Degree or higher, or at least 5 years of experience, is usually needed to work in this job. Most workers have a university degree. Sometimes relevant experience or on-the-job training is also needed.

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

  • Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT 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.

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Administration and Management

    88% Important

    Planning and coordination of people and resources.

  2. English Language

    87% Important

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  3. Customer and Personal Service

    78% Important

    Customer and personal services. This includes understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  4. Education and Training

    77% Important

    Teaching and course design.

  5. Psychology

    75% Important

    Human behaviour and performance; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioural and affective disorders.

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Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

    97% Important

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  2. Making Decisions and Solving Problems

    94% Important

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  3. Getting Information

    93% Important

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  4. Analyzing Data or Information

    92% Important

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  5. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Staff

    92% Important

    Giving information to supervisors, co-workers, and staff by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

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The 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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