Finance Business Partner - ICT
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, New Zealand
8d ago

Job Description

  • Following a transformation of the Finance Business Partnering Branch we have an exciting newly created opportunity within our Finance + Performance Group (F+P) for a Finance Business Partner -
  • ICT, a role that showcases your exceptional relationship management skills and understanding of ICT strategy and managing its implementation.

  • You will have responsibility for the ICT business portfolio from an end to end perspective.
  • With a customer centric focus and continuous improvement lens, you will drive discussions wider than just finance and challenge the status quo to improve outcomes for the business.
  • About the branch :

    The Finance Business Partnering branch, which sits within F+P, works in partnership with business groups, supporting them to deliver their services effectively and efficiently, allowing the Ministry to achieve its outcomes.

    The Finance Business Partnering branch is the conduit between F+P and the business groups.

    About the role :

    The Finance Business Partner ICT is a role that reports to the Manager Finance Business Partnering within the Finance Business Partnering branch of F+P.

    The Finance Business Partner ICT will proactively engage and partner with the ICT branch to drive the implementation of the ICT strategy while ensuring alignment with the overall Ministry strategic plan and stated outcomes.

    The Finance Business Partner ICT will use their extensive ICT and financial expertise to lead the effective financial management of the ICT branch.

    This would be achieved through aligning with the business and providing accurate, high quality, multi-year strategic financial advice to influence the strategic and operational decision making process

    Also, you will contribute towards the collation and analysis of performance metrics to ensure there is a continuous focus on service improvement and value for money of MBIE's internal and externally facing ICT services.

    The role would provide authoritative financial advice, effectively influence senior stakeholders in addition to providing assurance to the Senior Leadership Team that financial management processes, procedures and reporting comply with legislative requirements and best practice

    Why work for us :

    MBIE is one of New Zealand's largest, most influential and most diverse public sector agencies. This means that we are able to offer significant opportunities for developing experience across a broad variety of areas.

    We aim to create a culture where our people are empowered to bring fresh ideas and perspectives and to develop new approaches.

    We also take the time to foster a work environment that is enjoyable for all. This means we like to collaborate, support and encourage our people, encourage excellence and innovation and take the time to have some fun and celebrate our successes.

    The F+P is on a journey to become a genuinely outstanding function that is recognised as such by its stakeholders. In this role you will help guide our direction as we continue on that journey.

    Skills and Experience : We are looking for :

    We are looking for :

  • Strong strategic financial management experience ideally within the ICT function of a large, complex and diverse organisation
  • Experience of working in partnership with a leadership team to develop and implement ICT plans and strategies across a large organisation
  • Strong business acumen and a track record of successfully engaging at the most senior levels of the organisation
  • Strong analytical, strategic and planning skills as well as being commercially savvy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills and ability to articulate complex messages clearly, simply and concisely
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and successful working relationships
  • High standards of professionalism and performance driven
  • Experience in leading successful change initiatives
  • Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents and be CAANZ qualified or equivalent

    How to apply :

    Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-

    line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

    Please e-mail Jo Smith at joanne.smith mbie.govt.nz if you have any further questions.

    Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 14th November.

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