Express your interest now ahead of a proposed experience within the commercial banking arm of Westpac Banking Corporation.

Over the past two years, the Commercial Banking business unit has introduced a range of technological advances to assist staff to productively identify, process and meet the needs of its client base. Implementation of these enhanced capabilities has been fragmentary and needs optimising. 

The successful applicant for this proposed project will undertake a situation analysis, quantify the optimum, then identify reasons for the gap and recommend bridging initiatives to drive the adoption of technological capabilities to optimum levels.


Develop a plan to drive the adoption of technological capabilites to optimum levels.


This placement will be 30 to 40 days in duration, either full-time or part-time by negotiation. The deadline for completion of the project is December 2017.

Financial support

On successful completion of this placement, the successful candidate will be entitled to $3,000 Industry Experience Award payment, subject to the award Terms and Conditions.

Holders of UQ-administered scholarships will also be credited with 15 points towards the Career Development Scholarship Extension.


Selection criteria

  • Demonstrated experience planning, co-ordinating and carrying out projects.
  • Proven ability to work to timelines, milestones and meet critical deadlines in a professional environment.
  • Effective communication with a range of stakeholders and ability to build and maintain positive relationships within a professional environment.
  • Ability to work within a professional environment and contribute positively to team dynamics.
  • Experience applying analytical/evaluation skills to a problem to achieve a desirable outcome for an organisation/project.
  • Demonstrated capacity to synthesise high level research into a plain language report format.

Desirable skills

  • Background in Commerce, Technology and/or Workflow Productivity is desirable

Some travel to a range of business locations may be required. Driver’s license and vehicle desirable.

Please note to undertake a placement, candidates must be on track, past the confirmation milestone, enrolled throughout the placement duration, with approval of their advisory team.

How to apply

You will need the following documents:

Please note this placement will only proceed once the host organisation has selected a candidate, and a signed placement agreement is in place.

Express your interest