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Business Analyst - Project Management Office

Ministry for the Environment
Job Category:
Project/Procurement/Risk Assurance
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
File Attachment:
Business Analyst - PMO - PD Jan 18.docx (Word, 105KB)
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Job Description

Business Analyst - Programme Management Office


This is a fulltime permanent role located in Wellington


Vacancy 1314721

Closing Date: 11pm Sunday 28 January 2018


  • Are you looking for an opportunity to progress your Business Analyst career in the Public Sector?
  • Do you want to lead the improvement of a PMO Centre of Excellence in the Ministry by transitioning to Agile methodologies?


The Programme Management Office is committed to building a strong culture of effective project management in the Ministry.  This role contributes to the effective operation of the Ministry-wide PMO through the provision of high quality information, analysis and advice. The Business Analyst role is at the heart of this along with your inherent of communication skills, collaborative attitude and business focus.


Under direct supervision of a PMO Manager, this person provides project business analysis support for a portfolio of projects with specific focus around ICT initiatives.


The role and the nature of the work requires a good team player. Projects can have a high degree of uncertainty and/or ambiguity around deliverables and timeframes – application of just enough planning and controls will enable project teams to quickly adapt as certainty improves.


We are looking for candidates with experience in empowering and inspiring, and being visible and accessible to teams. They will be open to having ideas challenged, and drive a culture of continuous improvement where learning and development is valued.  As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • Well developed relationship management skills and proven ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders, staff and project team members to achieve targets and meet objectives
  • Possess and willing to obtain relevant qualification (CBAP, SAFe, PRINCE2)
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage      competing demands
  • Experience of working in agile teams using KANBAN and SCRUM delivery process frameworks
  • Ability to agree effective acceptance criteria in collaboration with clients
  • Ability to facilitate project refinement sessions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • An understanding of the machinery of government, the Crown's obligation to Māori, and the role and work of the Ministry


Further information

The Business Analyst position description is attached for your information.

Salary band: $67,800.00 to $91,700.00
Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.


How to apply

Apply online by completing the questionnaire and submit along with your resume and cover letter outlining your interest in the role.


If you require further information on the application process, please contact the Recruitment Advisor on .


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