Kaitātari Pakihi Matua - Tari Kōpaki Hinonga| Senior Business Analyst
Statistics NZ
Miramar, Wellington
4d ago
source : Mahi.co.nz

Opportunity for you to play a key part in improving information / data services and process that support our staff ensure New Zealanders have quality data and statistics.

  • Opportunity to deliver projects that aim to improve outcomes for all New Zealanders
  • Permanent position with a flexible work environment including family-friendly hours
  • Be supported by an Enterprise Portfolio Office that adapts and responds to the organisation needs
  • Based in either Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland
  • Mōu For you

    Taturanga Aotearoa Stats NZ are dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, health and wellbeing. We welcome every gender, ethnicity, ability, religion, age and background and encourage people to be their authentic selves.

    Starting salary : $89,177 - $107,331 negotiable + superannuation

  • Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
  • Develop and grow your career (coaching, training, study support, secondments)
  • An environment where we can all be leaders, where your ideas and input are encouraged
  • Contribute to meaningful work that makes a difference to all people in Aotearoa
  • 3 extra annual leave days (taken during Christmas office closure)
  • Free annual flu jab, as well as, a capped subsidy for eye tests and eyewear
  • Join various social, network and support groups (toastmasters, multi-cultural, social club)
  • City based offices that cater to a variety of working styles and needs
  • Te tūnga The role

    We currently have an opening for a Senior Business Analyst to join our Enterprise Portfolio Office. We are looking for a motivated and experienced person who can facilitate priority projects incorporating both business change and IT delivery.

    You will work in the Enterprise Portfolio Office, with a great cohort of Project Managers, Business Analysts and Change Managers who are passionate about what they do and happy to support you.

    This role is responsible for enabling and assisting our stakeholders to clarify, develop and implement their business needs and objectives.

    Working collaboratively with business and external suppliers to identify feasible, cost-effective enterprise solutions that contributes to our strategic direction.

    If you thrive on leading, coaching and supporting other business analysts to be the best they can be, and actively contributing to the improvement of business analysis and EPO processes and practices, this is the role for you.

    Your initial assignment will be to facilitate the discovery phase and business case creation of a project in the legacy system remediation programme.

    The project teams are based in Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland. Support the project management, solution architect, and work with the project team on a daily basis, through eliciting requirements, creating documents and assisting with governance, delivery partners, ensuring the stakeholders are actively managed.

    This is a high priority project delivering an output which benefits a wider range of stakeholders. There is an expectation that you will manage other work in the programme in parallel to this project.

    Nōu te rourou What you bring

    Working closely with the business and technology sides of the organisation, you'll thrive on building positive and productive relationships.

    You will be highly organised, self -managing, able to work independently and as part of a cross functional team. You will be familiar with techniques and frameworks of your discipline and be comfortable learning in a high paced environment.

    You thrive on stakeholder engagement and bringing them on the journey with you so they understand what needs to be achieved and the outcomes that will be realised.

    To achieve great outcomes, you'll also have the following attributes :

  • strong communication, documentation and influencing skills,
  • able to mentor and coach others to bring out the best in them,
  • at ease planning, leading, and facilitating workshops to engage with end users,
  • experience in process mapping, business improvement and workin g with data, and
  • a sound knowledge of agile delivery methodologies.
  • We encourage and consider transferable skills and experience gained from outside of work e.g., cultural, community work, sports, volunteering, or a comparable role in a different sector or industry.

    We want to see the following in your cover letter and CV any information relating to :

  • Why Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is the place for you, why us, and why Government?
  • Any information about your knowledge and experience, or desire to learn and build knowledge and experience of Te Tiriti, Tikanga, Te Reo and Te Ao Māori, and engagement with Māori.
  • How you've demonstrated or encouraged diversity and inclusion in and / or outside of work.
  • Examples of strong relationships you've built and how and why relationships are important.
  • Examples where you've demonstrated leadership, e.g. lifted others up, led by example, demonstrated problem solving, owned a project or piece of work, spoken up for yourself or others.
  • Examples where you've shown curiosity and tried new things, taken on other perspectives, challenged the norm, reflected on your own and other's behaviours, attitudes or motivations to learn.
  • Where you've demonstrated customer centricity, everyone is a customer mentality, collaborated with others and invited feedback, spent time with diverse people and communities to broaden your views.
  • Any experience leading data / analytical / statistical production teams.
  • Any experience in a similar role that included a large component of engagement with internal and external stakeholders / customers.
  • Ko mātou About Us

    Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is a Central Government employer of around 1400 people across Aotearoa. We provide data and statistical outputs to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGOs and New Zealanders make every day.

    Our work is About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.

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