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Lead Business Analyst

NZ Ministry of Education
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Policy & analysis
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Lead Business Analyst

Permanet, Fullt time 

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 services for. over 60 priority business applications.

About the role

We have some exciting opportunities for. an experienced Lead Business Analyst with a business lens. This is a permanent role that sits within the Application Delivery Funding team which is part of a much wider ICT capability.  The role will reside with the business group to provide work planning and management over the multiple work streams covering a number of business groups. Note, this role has no direct reports and will not be leading people, rather work-streams.

About you

As the ideal candidate you will need to have a minimum of 4-5 years' experience as a Senior. Business Analyst and bring a range of skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Experience and knowledge with Agile delivery methodologies Scrum, Kanban, LEAN is a must have for. our current teams.
  • Experience in planning and managing the work across multiple BAU business groups, ensures leads are assigned and managing the work and ensuring the key stakeholders are involved.
  • Success in gathering and analysing business requirements across different user groups, and provide advice on business solutions.
  • Manages and is the secretariat for. the Working Group (for. changes) and may look to establish a wider programme meeting of all of the different business groups work streams to ensure a more efficient use of time and resources. 
  • Own the business processes to ensure they are completed and updated and regularly reviewed and maintained.
  • You will be experienced in analysing complex issues and developing effective options for. action.
  • Excellent relationship, communication and writing skills.

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 Sue de Roo 04 4637614 or.


Applications close 15 October 2019.

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