Senior Business Analyst – Planning and Analysis

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 31-JAN-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1446311
  • Job Title: Senior Business Analyst – Planning and Analysis
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Senior Business Analyst – Wellington region
Permanent, Full Time

We are looking for a fantastic Senior Business Analyst to join our dedicated team who work to improve the lives of New Zealanders.

About the role


As a Senior Business Analyst, you will play a key role in influencing the activities across all our Service Delivery areas (Work and Income, Senior Services, Studylink).

You will:


• Lead the development of new business initiatives
• Provide valuable insights and produce data-informed recommendations
• Analyse business data to extract information, conduct trends analysis and identify business issues and opportunities. 

You will be responsible for developing effective strategies to improve regional performance; that enable our MSD regions to achieve or exceeds key performance indicators. This includes providing regular and customised reporting, insights and recommendations to the regional governance group. You will lead the development and implementation of new business initiatives and innovation within the region and ensure these initiatives are linked to national strategies.

About you


To be successful in this role you will bring exceptional research and analysis skills, coupled with a demonstrated ability to extract and use meaningful information. You will have strong business acumen, reporting and monitoring skills as well as the ability to build and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders. You will also be highly proficient in spread sheets, macros, statistical and database tools. Experience using Visual Analytics tools would be an advantage.

We offer a supportive and collegial environment with:


• Professional development opportunities
• Competitive salary from $64,219 to $88,301 for the right person (in line with skills and experience)


Your CV and cover letter will be a key part of the assessment process. Please read through the position description and in your cover letter, outline your relevant technical expertise. 


Applications close 5.00pm Tuesday 18 February 2020 at 11.00pm
For any further discussion about the role, contact Kristen Foley, Manager Planning and Analysis on 04 916 3104