Senior Business Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 24-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF1910071
  • Job Title: Senior Business Analyst
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What you will do

As the Senior Business Analyst you will be responsible for leading the identification, analysis, design, development and delivery of effective business, technology and user solutions.  The role works closely key stakeholders and system and policy owners, leading the identification of requirements and priorities, and transforming the business processes, policies, system and other organisational solutions, to better support NZDF logistics.

You will lead the development and use of a range of practical and effective business analysis and user experience tools, standards and approaches to enable more effective decision making, stakeholder and business confidence and the successful delivery of BESC initiatives.  You will lead business change projects using Agile methodologies and other effective approaches to meet and deliver to requirements.

What we need

To be successful in this role you will be an enthusiastic, business and technology professional who has:

  • A very sound understanding of how businesses operate and change and experience in the use of a wide range of effective business analysis modelling and decision making methods, including user experience evaluation and improvement;
  • Experience in developing effective business and technical documentation e.g. business cases, requirements, process maps; 
  • A very good understanding of the business and solution development processes including the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile;
  • Demonstrated strong strategic and analytical problem solving skills including the ability to make sense of large amounts of complex information;
  • Good relationship management, engagement and communication skills, including the ability to adjust to different audiences and situations.

Who we are

The roles will initially report into the Consolidated Logistics Project (CLP).  CLP is charged with initiating, driving, co-ordinating and delivering a series of activities required to transform the delivery of logistics within the NZDF.  You will be required to work closely with other members of the Project, logistics community and other stakeholders to develop end-to-end solutions, which will involve considering process, organisation, technology and information changes and impacts.

Over the next year a Business Enhancement and Sustainment Capability will be established at which time these roles may become part of that capability and transition into the business.  This is an exciting time to be part of establishing and building new capability for the NZDF and to deliver significant tangible outcomes.

The role is fixed term for two years with plenty of room to expand your professional skills and work across a variety of initiatives. 

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 Us

NZDF 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:

How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Penny Buckmaster on (04) 587 2264.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Tuesday 12 November 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.