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Senior Business Analyst

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Te whakapakari tahi i tō tātau Taiao – Enhancing our environment together.

Our vision is a healthy environment and a resilient and prosperous community.


About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:

Are you a seasoned Senior Business Analyst with a passion for driving ICT excellence across an organisation? Join our dynamic Projects & Solutions team who are a dedicated group committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation. With a focus on driving technological advancements and improving business processes, they work collaboratively to deliver impactful solutions.

As a Senior Business Analyst, you'll lead and contribute to successful ICT projects, conducting in-depth business analysis, and translating complex requirements into practical solutions. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver innovative solutions and communicate insights to stakeholders at all levels.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

We are seeking a proactive and experienced Senior Business Analyst who brings strong analytical and problem-solving skills to the table. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in leading ICT projects, improving business processes, and effective collaboration across teams. If you are ready to make a significant impact in a dynamic work environment, we invite you to join our team.

Ideally you will also have:

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • A proven background in project and change management in ICT is preferable.
  • Expertise in business analysis tools and techniques such as use cases, process modelling, test plans, business case development, and
  • Resilience, adaptability, and flexibility to keep up with the ever-changing nature of HBRC. 


What we offer | Nga huanga mōu:

The salary for this role falls within the range of $97,830 to $108,700, depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. If you think you're a great fit but the salary doesn't quite hit the mark for you, feel free to reach out. We're more than happy to have a friendly chat about it and see what works for the right person!

Other benefits of working for our team include:

  • Flexible working options to support work/life balance
  • 5 weeks annual leave after 3 years
  • 4% superannuation after 3 years
  • Life insurance and income protection 
  • Subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives 
  • Strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a supportive working environment. 

See a full list of our staff benefits here.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment. We recognise that collaborative and innovative organisations depend on having a workforce made up from a diverse range of perspectives and experiences. We're all about excellence, and we encourage open communication – if you need any specific support, just let us know! Our main goal is to empower each person to share their unique talents to contribute to the outcomes for our community. This commitment ensures that our workplace is a dynamic and progressive space where everyone can flourish.

HBRC is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.


How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru:

Applications close 13 June 2024.

View the full job description here.

Please apply through Seek. If you would like any further information regarding the role, please email

Applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.


About us | E pā ki a mātou:

At Hawke’s Bay Regional Council our purpose is to work with our community to protect and manage the region’s precious taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity for health, wellbeing and connectivity. Our organisation is diverse and our work is varied. Our structure comprises of six key business units; Corporate Services, Integrated Catchment Management, Asset Management, Māori Partnerships, Policy & Regulation, and the Executive Advisory Group which also consists of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management.


We focus on prioritising:

Te kounga o te wai, te haumarutanga me te mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi o te whakamarutanga | Water quality, safety and climate-resilient security.  

Kia koi, kia toitū hoki te whakamahinga o te whenua | Climate-smart and sustainable land use. 

Kia ora, kia āhei, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki te rerenga rauropi | Healthy, functioning and climate-resilient biodiversity. 

Kia toitū, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-whare | Sustainable and climate-resilient services and infrastructure. 

14 May 2024

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