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Senior Business Analyst

Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

We currently have a new permanent role within Fire and Emergency New Zealand, and we are looking to utilise your knowledge and governance experience within an exciting organisation that makes a real difference to the community!

Join a supportive and passionate industry - Work in a cross functional environment - Lots of variety

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.Our new, unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

This position is a key role in initiating projects and creating key governance documentation. The role will require leading and establishing strong working relationships and communication across the organisation, customers and stakeholders. The position will lead and assist lift the effectiveness, capability and performance of how business analysis is addressed within Fire and Emergency New Zealand. This means proactively introducing appropriate business analysis disciplines, techniques, advice and support as a senior member of the Programme Management Office team. This will involve working closely with senior management, project and change managers, business stakeholders, and team members across all phases of the project lifecyle.

Along with your excellent written and oral communication skills and your high attention to detail, to be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualification in a related discipline or ideally at least five years as a Business Analyst or equivalent role
  • Experience in the development of Business Cases and knowledge of better business case processes
  • Experience in benefits identification analysis, and measurement
  • Requires working knowledge of relevant project methodologies
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong experience in creation of project governance documents
  • Experience in working on multiple concurrent initiatives
  • Strong time management skills
  • High analytical ability using advanced excel and other reporting suites to be able to produce numerical and written reports in a clear and concise manner

This is an exciting opportunity to join New Zealand's most trusted public sector organisation and help shape the way it engages with the public.

So if you're looking for chance to put your diverse skill set to use in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities, then we'll provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge within a supportive team.

The Remuneration for this role is $98,303 to $109,226. Benefits include matched KiwiSaver employer contributions of up to 6%, life and income protection insurance for KiwiSaver contributors, and Wellness policy - all sick leave is paid time off (does not include family sickness and is to a maximum of six months).

How to apply

For more information about this role and for a copy of the position description and the application process, please email, referencing the vacancy reference and job title in the subject line. 

Applications close 11pm Sunday, 21 July 2019.

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