Senior Business Analyst

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  • Category: Business Analysts
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 05-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1466714B
  • Job Title: Senior Business Analyst
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Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role

We are looking for Senior Business Analyst to join Biosecurity New Zealand in a permanent role within the Pest Management Group.

In this role you will work in the National Wilding Conifer Control Programme, a successful collaboration between central and local government, landowners, farmers, forestry owners, iwi, researchers and community trusts. 

You will develop, design, document and implement new services, processes or tools, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of processes and procedures across the Programme using proven process improvement methodologies.


Mōu – About You

You will bring your experience as a Senior Business Analyst along with your ability to get stuff done and your enjoyment of working in a busy environment where no two days are the same. 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Senior Business Analyst
  • Experience in process change implementation and management, specifically the development and implementation of interventions that support users through a period of process or system change
  • Experience in requirement identification, gathering and assessment:
    • Can clearly and quickly identify and define the issue, problem, or opportunity, and  
    • Can develop the appropriate plan/approach to collect the necessary information, engage with right areas/people, and perform the required analysis to confirm or modify the current approach, or recommend changes.
  • Experience in solution assessment and validation to assess and validate any recommended changes or solutions.
  • Understand and have experience in analytical thinking and problem solving using accepted frameworks, approaches techniques and tools.
  • Be able to communicate effectively across all organisational levels, and with external vendors, stakeholders and customers.


Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua – About MPI

The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.


Ahurea – Culture

We encourage a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workplace where difference is championed and we’re an employer of choice because of it. We recruit, grow and retain talented, engaged and motivated employees who actively contribute towards an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued.

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here


Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua: – Benefits of working at MPI

  • Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
  • Wellness benefit for employees
  • Reduced premiums for Group Healthcare Schemes
  • Comprehensive one-week MPI Induction Programme
  • Parental leave ex-gratia payment
  • Flexible working – we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible
  • Bi-annual MPI-paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses/frames

See the benefits of working at MPI

This role is broad banded D and E which will be between $75k and $108k depending on skills and experience.


Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to Apply

To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

The closing date is Wednesday 20th January 2021.

If you have any questions about the role, please email       


The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.