Senior Business Analyst

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

  • Exciting opportunity to join dynamic Business Analysis team!
  • Help embed our Technology principles within Waka Kotahi
  • Wellington or Auckland or Palmerston North

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

The purpose of this role is to support the Product team to meet business outcomes. You will collaborate with Product Managers to develop product design and product roadmaps. This role involves creation of project artefacts and documentations, such as business requirements, models and system/solution specifications according to Waka Kotahi SDLC.

This role is leading project deliverables through business analysis and supporting the transition of the solution to operations. We are looking for a critical thinker and confident communicator with exceptional problem-solving skills.

This is an opportunity to join a team of supportive colleagues in an innovative organisation completing challenging work and exciting projects that grow your career.

Ko koe tēnei | About you

To Be Successful In This Role, You Will Bring

  • Significant and proven experience in Business Analysis (at least five years) with advanced analytical skills and ability to evaluate and resolve highly complex issues
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Able to translate complex business and customer needs into audience appropriate language
  • Relationship experience in a complex business and technology environment
  • Experience in building advanced technical understanding of business problems
  • Strategic thinking

Ko wai mātou | About us

At Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation’s performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. Waka Kotahi has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

Te Aukaha | Digital strengthens Waka Kotahi through supporting our people and delivering future-focussed solutions. We enable digital change and provide quality data, information and security services.

Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.

You will demonstrate knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an understanding of Te Ao Māori and promote tikanga and Te Reo Māori. You will also have knowledge of, or a willingness to gain an appreciation of te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) as it applies in the public sector.

Rā Katinga | Applications close: Sunday, 26 September 2021.

As part of the review process we will be asking shortlisted candidates to complete a short Sparkhire video interview.

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For further information, email: [email protected]

To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

Waka Kotahi is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time

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  • Job function

    Research, Analyst, and Information Technology

  • Industries

    Information Technology and Services, Government Administration, and Financial Services


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