What you will doAs the Business Analyst within Defence Recruiting you’ll be responsible for the timely delivery of quality objective analysis and reporting across the wider military recruitment team. You’ll monitor and measure opportunities for improvement in processes, methodologies, and support the Leadership team with the delivery of research data, reports and recommendations, enabling recruitment decisions, advice and outputs.You’ll be across strategic and operational analysis relating to NZDF recruitment, where you’ll develop an in-depth working knowledge of the Royal NZ Navy, NZ Army and Royal NZ Air Force, as well as all trades within each Service and the associated targets. This will include regular reporting on the recruitment pipeline and our projected success to Service targets, as well as analysis across the marketing, security, assessment, and medical aspects of military recruitment.What we needAn experienced business analyst with a high level of attention to detail and strengths in Excel. You’ll be a skilled communicator and have the ability to work across various levels of an organisation. You’ll be passionate about continuous improvement and development, and bring solutions to the table. You’ll work collaboratively with all areas of Defence Recruiting, as well as externally with government agencies/crown entities, building strong internal and external relationships.We’re looking for your experience in:Research, analysis and report production;Process analysis tools and documentation techniques;Continuous improvement methodologies; andUndertaking high-level problem solving and analytical processing.You’ll have strengths in Excel, be able to communicate technical/compex information into a manner understood by the audience and ideally have some experience using Salesforce.Who we areDefence Recruiting (DR) aims to meet the recruit targets set by each of the Services, while supporting the quality and diversity required by the NZDF. Quantity means meeting targets set by workforce planners. Quality means recruiting people who will perform and contribute to the organisation over time. Diversity means generating a diverse workforce by recruiting from all talent pools.Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand. As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. Why UsNZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:;Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;5 weeks annual leave per year;Opportunities for career development;Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.