Senior Business Systems Analyst

Date:  17 Sep 2023

Wellington, NZ, 6011

Discover a career with purpose at MBIE

  • Are you a talented and versatile Senior Business Systems Analyst
  • Want to be a part of a dynamic systems team transforming the New Zealand Government Property and Procurement landscape
  • Looking for challenge and a rewarding work environment
  • With a customer centric focus and continuous improvement lens, you will drive discussions wider than just systems and challenge the status quo to improve outcomes for the business 
  • Salary: $101,911 - $121,196

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 Senior Business Systems Analyst reports to the Manager Business Systems within New Zealand Government Procurement and Property branch of Building Resource Markets group.  The Senior Business Systems Analyst will be responsible for determining high level functional and information requirements for system change requests to an agreed level of detail and supporting the management of application products, including enhancements, initiation and development of new applications and their implementation.  

This role supports both the scoping elements as well as implementation of change with priorities aligning with the general demands on the team. 

The role will also provide Business Analyst support across the wider branch when necessary to assist with branch wide projects and scoping requirements including financial accounting projects.  

The Senior Business Systems Analyst will bring their expert business understanding and experience, to deliver specialist analysis services and identify relevant insights that highlight inefficiencies and opportunities. They will act as a trusted advisor to stakeholders.

Ngā pukenga me ngā wheako e hiahiatia ana -

Skills and Experience Required

We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • Technical expertise in the following areas:
    • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
    • Web support and design and understanding of the CWP environment
    • Management of specialised IT systems such as GETS and GPP 
    • Microsoft Office suite of programmes particularly advanced excel
    • Detailed understanding of related MBIE systems, and MBIE IT practices and protocols
    • System testing
  • Demonstrated ability to critically analyse complex situations and to recommend and design robust solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to stand apart from the immediacy of situations and take a broad or long-term strategic view, foreseeing opportunities and developing workable solutions to problems 
  • Good knowledge of property and procurement policy and processes
  • Committed to customer service – strong client focus, understands needs of customers but is able to manage and balance this within constraints
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written, able to communicate complex technical information to gain the understanding of a layperson
  • Significant experience in influencing and negotiating with stakeholders, suppliers, and senior managers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated by credibility, personal or collaborative influence, managing expectations and targeted persuasion


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

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/13684 to view a position description and if you have any further questions.

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