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Senior Business Analyst

NZ Ministry of Education
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Senior Business Analyst

Based in Wellington

Three permanent roles


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 roles

We have some exciting opportunities for three experienced Senior Business Analysts on a permanent basis.  These roles sit within the Application Delivery School Systems team which is part of a much wider ICT capability. 

The Application Delivery School Systems team is 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

As the ideal candidate you will need to have a minimum of 4-5 years' experience as a 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 team and project requirements.
  • Experience in any or all of the following: SCRUM master, Application delivery for Property, Finance or Banking sector, using SQL would be an advantage
  • Success in gathering and analysing business requirements across different user groups, and providing advice on technical and business solutions.
  • Experience 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 these opportunities interest you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the apply online button.


For further information please contact Taofia Bryce 04 4638353 or


Applications close on 26 June 2019


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