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Business Analyst - Wellington

New Zealand Ministry of Justice
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 27, 2022

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Business Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
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Wellington City

Category: ICT Position Type: Permanent Full Time Attachments: Business Analyst .pdf (PDF, 653KB)

Job Specification

Application Close Date: 30-Sep-2022

Job Description

National Office - Permanent Full Time

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role

Are you an experienced Business Analyst looking for an opportunity to showcase your expertise in requirements and business value elicitation, stakeholder management and design thinking? We are on the lookout for an exceptional addition to our growing team of senior IT professionals, someone with 3+ years' experience who can help us enable digital project success. As a Business Analyst you will be involved in a range of technical projects playing a part in helping transform the justice system and create real-life impacts.

The Ministry of Justice is the only agency in New Zealand's public sector that works across all three arms of government: we work for the executive and the legislature, and we also support the independent judiciary.

Our work covers a wide range of key functions, including, but not limited to:
  • Supporting the judiciary to deliver court services for the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court, District Court, Specialist Courts and Tribunals,
  • Leading the justice sector, working closely with the judiciary and our sector colleagues - New Zealand Police, Dept of Corrections, Crown Law and the Serious Fraud Office,
  • Negotiating historical Treaty of Waitangi claims, building positive and durable settlements between the Crown and Māori,
  • Providing legal help and administer legal aid for those who can't afford a lawyer.

Mō te tīma/ About our Team

At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.

Digital is integral to how Justice thinks about, delivers and uses technology. We are the core group leading the delivery of the Digital Strategic Plan, working closely with the judiciary, iwi and our Ministry and sector partners to ensure Justice mahi is best supported, enabled and empowered by digital.

Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/ About the Role

We are seeking a highly experienced and mature Business Analyst who will be able to contribute to significant digital solutions and programmes of work currently underway and being planned as part of our digital journey.

You will be required to undertake analytical activities, from business case writing through to requirements gathering, process documentation, translating business requirements into technical solutions and supporting their implementation. Utilising knowledge of best practice project delivery tools, this role is suitable for someone with the ability to lead conversations and provide guidance on how we can deliver the best outcomes for our stakeholders.

Part of a growing team of BAs, there is a great opportunity to contribute to the maturity of our BA Community of Practice.

He pūkenga tou/ Skills and Experience

When assessing applications for this role, we are looking for someone with these skills and experience:
  • Variety of requirements elicitation and analysis techniques,
  • Effective relationship management including leading business value conversations, influencing stakeholders at all levels and workshop facilitation,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Business Case writing,
  • Benefit realisation planning and tracking,
  • Critical thinking and bias towards action and collaboration,
  • Understanding of service design techniques,
  • Delivery of digital solutions using a range of project lifecycle methodologies, i.e. Agile, Waterfall, Lean, etc.

Why work for the Ministry of Justice

Some of the work benefits offered to our people are:
  • Flexible working arrangement to ensure healthy work life balance,
  • Wellbeing support and access to free EAP counselling,
  • Transfer of Public Sector long service leave,
  • Access to a range of internal training courses to grow both technical and soft skills, including Te Ao Māori,
  • Contribution towards hearing and eye health,
  • Discounted rates for gym membership, dental services and health insurance,
  • Subscription to NZ news outlets and access to international research databases, eJournals and e-resources.

Tono mai/ How to Apply

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

Salary Range: The appointing salary for this role will be between $91,130 and $128,654 based on skills and experience.

Applications close date: Friday 30 September 2022,

Our Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees. We have a comprehensive range of health and safety protocols already in place across all our worksites to help keep our people safe from the effects of COVID-19. We strongly encourage and support all our people to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Our current policy position is that vaccination is not a prerequisite for employment. However, while employed by Te Tāhū you will be bound by all policies, procedures and rules which are in effect at the time. This includes any future changes to our vaccination requirements.

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