Business Systems Analyst

Date:  17 Sep 2023

Wellington, NZ, 6011

Discover a career with purpose at MBIE

  • Collaborative role developing and maintaining relationships with the branches key stakeholders
  • Support key process and systems improvement initiatives
  • Permanent and fixed term, Full-time opportunity based in Wellington
  • Salary – $75,114- $88,266, along with any overtime supplements/training allowances

NZGP is a branch within The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). We have a vision for New Zealand’s government procurement to be fair, transparent, inclusive, and efficient. It will deliver more value and respond to changing government priorities. 

While we live and breathe procurement, our branch is a support function to those doing the mahi in the procurement system – government agencies and the suppliers and providers they work with.  We are less of a procurement shop than a shop filled with data, systems, communications, contract and project management people who love procurement. And yes, we have some procurement specialists!

Tēnei tūranga - About the Role:

The Business Systems Analyst assists in maintaining and enhancing the IT systems used by the New Zealand Government Procurement (NZGP), Government Property Group (GPG), and other government agencies. You will support the Senior and Principal Business Systems Analysts in providing internal and external training on IT systems, developing enhancements, and supporting our customers, while identifying opportunities where NZGP can provide additional value for agencies.  


The Business Systems Analyst will understand the value that efficient and effective IT systems and analysis brings to an organisation and the importance of keeping systems performing well while ensuring data integrity. Additionally, they support the Senior Product Managers and Manager Business Systems in delivering the NZGPP branch business plan.  

Ngā pukenga me ngā wheako e hiahiatia ana -

Skills and Experience Required

We are looking for a candidate with strong communication skills and an amazing client focus where you can understand and manage expectations of our stakeholders. Experience in influencing and negotiating with stakeholders, suppliers, and team managers would be an advantage. 


Additionally, we are looking for someone who has:

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office suite of programmes particularly advanced excel.
  • Understanding of System testing.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse complex issues and to recommend solutions.
  • Understanding in executing developed test plans to ensure desired results are achieved; support testing such as user acceptance, performance, security, and usability.
  • Understanding in developing, analysing, and maintaining new or current system processes, guidelines and workflows.
  • Knowledge of agile or iterative development processes and or change management.  
  • A background or interest in testing would be an advantage.
  • Great relationship management skills.


If you are a graduate with IT office experience and want to step up in your career, this could be the opportunity for you!

MBIE supports a wide range of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about what might work for both you and us.

We are passionate about what the system is already delivering – outcomes that are wider than the delivery of a contract for goods and services. We love to see contracts that build in targets in to reduce emissions, support workers and businesses, or reduce waste and strengthen relationships with iwi. Our ambition is to keep delivering more and for even greater procurement delivery. 

If this sounds like you - take your career forward with us.

Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE - About MBIE:


MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.

We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.

  • Mahi Tahi – Better Together
  • Māia – Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika – Own It


Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.

MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.


E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga I waenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāi wi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.

Me pēhea te tono - How to Apply:

Click here to view a position description. All applications must be submitted via our online process and include a Cover Letter and CV outlining your interest and suitability for the role. 

Email Lily Abraham at quoting ref MBIE/13686 if you have any further questions.

Applications close on Monday 2nd October 2023 at 11:59pm