30 Jun 2020

Full-Time Lead Business Analyst – Wellington

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationAnywhere

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Wellington

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.

Help shape the future of education

At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

About our group and team

The Data and Information Stewardship group (DIS) is responsible for developing and executing policies, practices, procedures and technology to manage the data and information lifecycle to deliver on the needs of data and information for users of the information. The group champions the management of safe and appropriate use of data and information for better decision making.

The Data Solutions and Warehousing team is responsible for delivering leading Ministry thinking, implementation, operation and maintenance of data warehousing technology in collaboration with experts in the IT group.

About this role

The Lead Business Analyst is responsible for leading the business analysis capability for the team and group. The Lead Business Analyst will work to deliver group initiatives within a business as usual setting. The Lead Business Analyst will work closely with stakeholders, DIS teams and the wider EDK to design and develop fit for purpose data products and services.

About you

We’re looking for a curious Business Analyst who wants to be part of a team to deliver on our data journey. To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be customer-centric, delivery focused and work in an agile way.

You will also offer the following:

  • Ideally at least eight years of Business Analysis experience including requirements gathering, process mapping and design, and change management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with both technical and business stakeholders
  • Experience working in a data warehouse environment
  • Experience in data analysis
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga
  • Proven experience in leading and motivating teams to successfully deliver projects, of diverse complexity and scale

Are you ready to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://haineslink.co.nz/HainesAdUI2/UploadedFiles/656830_Lead%20Business%20Analyst%20Data%20Solutions%20and%20Warehousing.pdf

How to Apply

If this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the 'apply online' button.

For further information, please contact Katrina Young at Katrina.Young@education.govt.nz

Applications close on Tuesday, 7 July 2020.

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