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Senior Business Analyst

NZ Ministry of Education
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About us

At the Ministry of Education, our people shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our sights are set on ensuring our education system serves every individual child and young person fairly, and creates the best foundation for equal opportunity. Our organisation is full of hugely talented people, from a wide range of backgrounds. They work collaboratively, setting goals and reaching them, to shape a world-leading education system. Our people are broadening their own horizons and, ensuring our education system is equipped to broaden the horizons of our children and young people, thus ensuring the best possible future for New Zealand.

About our group

The Web and Applications Services team provides Business Analysis, Development, and Testing for over 60 priority business applications.

About the role

We have some exciting opportunities for experienced Senior Business Analysts with either a business or technical lens. This is a permanent role and sits within the Application Delivery team which is part of a much wider ICT capability. 

The Application Delivery teams are responsible for delivering business analysis services to multiple business groups supporting their applications, and are embarking on a transition into continuous improvement value streams, employing agile methodologies across all aspects of the software development lifecycle. 

About you

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience in business analysis and bring a range of skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Proven experience with Agile delivery methodologies Scrum, Kanban, LEAN
  • Proven success in gathering and analysing business requirements across different user groups, and provide advice on technical and business solutions.
  • Proven success in analysing complex issues and developing effective options for action.
  • Excellent relationship, communication and writing skills
  • Experience in any or all of : SCRUMmaster, Identity Management, Finance, Banking Sector, using SQL would be an advantage

We are an organisation that values our staff; we offer flexible work hours and provide opportunity for personal development and learning.

If you'd like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.

Are you ready to make a difference?

There is more information in the position description attached, please review and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the apply online button.

For further information please contact Kim McGregor 04 4631541 or


Applications close on 9am Monday 20th August

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