Senior Business Analyst

Date:  09-Sep-2022

Wellington, NZ, 6011

Discover a career with purpose at MBIE


  • We have a story worth sharing. Join our team and surround yourself with people who are curious and passionate about rewiring our analysis craft and capability.
  • Work in a complex and dynamic ICT environment, with an exciting, fast-paced pipeline of work
  • Wellington based, permanent position – Multiple roles
  • Salary from $111,477 to $132,417 per annum

Tēnei tūranga - About the role:


Reporting to the Capability Lead Business Analysis these specialist positions have the purpose of helping to deliver solutions for MBIE. You will be able to understand and analyse complex product requirements, with the ability to translate these to a team of developers. You will facilitate and lead the refinement and break down of these requirements into prioritised deliverables. A keen eye for a solution, excellent stakeholder and engagement skills, and a commitment to owning the outcomes are essential. These are key roles in our delivery success.


About the team:


As we move swiftly into becoming a Digital Agency, the Business Analysis Capability team has quickly established themselves as the go to for all things digital analysis. As an award winning and world leading organisation, our focus on continuous business improvement means we value ideas and innovation. We have an enduring commitment to helping our people become better humans and developing them professionally in Cloud technology, Business Data, Product Ownership Analysis, Agile, Cybersecurity and DevOps matters to us.


Whilst we are passionate about our people, technology, data, and our craft, being able to make a real difference in the lives of our people, and all New Zealanders is what we value more.  

Ngā pukenga me ngā wheako e hiahiatia ana - Skills and experience required:


We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • 5+ years' experience as a Business Analyst, Business Data Analyst, or Technical Analyst.
  • Experience in facilitating requirements workshops and defining user stories.
  • Demonstrated experience in translating business and customer needs into technology solutions, and in needs analysis, process mapping, product ownership analysis and value stream mapping.
  • A curious mind and a desire to learn about technical innovations and how they may be applied to the MBIE environment.
  • An analytical and conceptual thinking mind that can make connections between various aspects of the organisation and can contribute to a cohesive approach across all aspects of a technology-enabled business.
  • The ability to quickly establish and build strong working relationships and develop trust, credibility, buy-in and collaboration with managers, staff, vendors and other stakeholders.



  • A relevant tertiary or professional qualification, or equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience
  • Agile and DevOps delivery methodology experience is desired 
  • You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand

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.  Email Dheeraj Deshmukh at quoting ref MBIE/8182 if you have any further questions.


Applications close on 2nd October 2022.