Technical Business Analyst

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    3 months ago
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  • Category: Business Analysts
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 27-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: MPI21/1508224
  • Job Title: Technical Business Analyst
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Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role

  • We are looking for a Technical Business Analyst to join our Biosecurity Business Unit. This is a unique opportunity for you to work alongside other agencies and many different teams within MPI. Your actions will have a real impact on how we shape the border of the future. 
  • You will engage with business stakeholders, IT professionals and within the IBSS directorate to understand, elicit, document and communicate the business needs which are the basis of building new fit for purpose tools within the Biosecurity system as well as looking after our current systems.
  • This includes researching and documenting the customer journey map, both the current and future state for existing products and new technology projects, developing product maps, creating reports which are used for decision making at the governance level and contributing to the development of financial business cases.


Mōu – About You

To succeed in this role, you will need technical BA and process improvement skills. You’ll understand what it means to be responsible for business processes and have knowledge of IT development life cycle.  You’ll have experience working in an agile environment while holding an understanding of traditional governance in public service.

In addition, you’ll bring to the role:

  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Experience working on a broad range of complex technical activities

You will have a working knowledge of the Government budget bid process, investment logic modelling, and business case writing. You will have technical proficiency in Promapp, Visio, Trisotech, and ideally data analytics tools like MicroStrategy, Minitab and PowerBI. Expertise in data visualisation and one-page storytelling is a must for this role.


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 are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. We are fair in our behaviour and our policies promote equal opportunity for all. We provide numerous training programmes and opportunities for people to continuously improve their skill sets and keep up to date with global best practices. MPI has a focus on career pathways so this is the first step in your career with us and we will help you grow.


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

  • Three additional annual leave days
  • Career development and internal opportunities across the organisation
  • Wellness benefit for employees
  • Health insurance reduced premiums
  • Social club
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Flexible work environment

See the benefits of working at MPI


Salary range for this position is $75k to $89k 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 10th February 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.