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Workflow Business Analyst

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Workflow Business Analyst in Ministerial Services, MBIE
  • Opportunity to help build new capability that will make a tangible difference across the Ministry
  • Responsible for using data and information to monitor, track, forecast and report on trends


About the role:

The Workflow Business Analyst is a role that reports to the Team Leader Workflow within the Ministerial Services unit in the Corporate Governance and Information branch. 

In this role you will primarily be responsible for using data and information to monitor and track MBIE's performance in Ministerial Servicing, report on workflow trends, and forecast likely volumes.

You will be responsible for providing regular and ad-hoc reporting to leadership teams and a range of internal customers and stakeholders, as well as data for external reporting when required.

You will bring a clear understanding of the value that efficient and effective exploration of data and information assets brings to an organisation. With an understanding of the importance of data integrity and security, this position provides support across Ministerial Services. With the Senior Business Analyst, you will support the Leadership Team in delivering an effective approach to data management, reporting, analysis and information.

This is a new role in the Ministerial Services team, created in recognition of the opportunities you can enable in the unit. You'll need to be detail oriented, and a problem solver, ready to help build from the ground up.


Skills and Experience:

We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience and ability to critically analyse complex data to deliver insights and trends
  • Well-developed analytical and conceptual thinking
  • Experience in determining data required for reporting purposes and how best to report
  • Experience working in projects and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Able to deal with ambiguity in a dynamic environment
  • Experience of:

-          Analytical tools, such as Business Objects (in particular WebI), SQL, PowerBI,

-          Microsoft Office suite of programmes including advanced Excel and VBA

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Previous public sector experience is preferred but not essential
  • A proactive, can-do attitude with a high level of initiative, sound judgement and discretion
  • Exceptional teamwork and collaborative abilities and a willingness to share knowledge with others
  • A strong customer focus.
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification or comparable relevant experience
  • Must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand


Why work for us:

MBIE is one of New Zealand's largest, most influential and most diverse public sector agencies.  This means that we are able to offer significant opportunities for developing experience across a broad variety of areas.

We aim to create a culture where our people are empowered to bring fresh ideas and perspectives and to develop new approaches.

We also take the time to foster a work environment that is enjoyable for all.  This means we like to collaborate, support and encourage our people, encourage excellence and innovation and take the time to have some fun and celebrate our successes.

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents.


How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Please e-mail Sarah Frost at if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday the 1st of September 2019.

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