Senior Business Analyst | Wellington City
|Attachments:|| Senior Business Analyst (Readiness Programmes).pdf (PDF, 197KB)
|Application Close Date:||26-Feb-2019|
- Be involved in shaping systems and programmes that make a real difference to New Zealand!
- 6 month secondment or fixed term opportunity (MPI is open to external secondments)
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand'. It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen. Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. Join us to help this ambition become a reality.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here
About the Branch:
Biosecurity New Zealand has a critical role in preventing harmful organisms crossing New Zealand's borders. Along with preparing for and responding to biosecurity incursions, it also manages border and compliance activities, diagnostics and surveillance activities and MPI's centralised intelligence, planning and co-ordination group.
About the Role:
Are you passionate about protecting New Zealand and reducing the impact biosecurity incursions and other threats have on our country? Do you have a good understanding of how Government works? And are you keen to work across and with a variety of groups and branches of MPI? Then this is a great secondment opportunity for you!
This role sits within the Readiness Programmes team in the Readiness & Response Services Directorate. It is the role of this Directorate to support all of the portfolio-based business units within MPI (Fisheries, Biosecurity, Food Safety, and Forestry). In this way readiness is key to MPI's management of all of the major regulatory systems that underpin and support the primary sector.
The Readiness Programmes team plays a key role to MPI's wider readiness function. The mission is to ensure MPI has the people, resources, processes and systems to manage all threats to the food, biosecurity and primary production systems. The team oversees a programme of work which focuses on improving our overall readiness capability and developing and maintaining generic readiness to support and enable all readiness and response activities.
This position will have a focus on business systems and continuous improvement with some of the work being project based, ranging in scope and size.
The role will be focused on a range of work, including:
- Analysing and providing advice on high-level processes in the readiness and response space
- Delivering biosecurity models which inform key requirements for readiness work
- Contributing to the development of a clear operating model for readiness priorities
- Supporting the implementation of the Response Improvement Policy.
Skills and Experience:
You will lead the planning and management of readiness products and services, a key part of which includes managing relationships with senior leaders, stakeholders, vendors and suppliers. You will actively contribute to work across the team, MPI and other government agencies as required.
You will be communicative, have persuasive skills and you are an influencer and a coordinator. You will use your skills across a broad range of areas and work across the organisation, particularly the Readiness & Response Services Directorate.
You will have sound knowledge of the biosecurity system and how Government works. You will have proven experience in analysing issues and making business recommendations to solve these. To communicate these recommendations and perform effectively you will have excellent written communication and verbal presentation skills.
If you are curious, flexible, a team player and keen to make a contribution to improving MPI's readiness, we want to hear from you!
Benefits of working at MPI include:
- Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
- Career development and internal opportunities across the Operations branch and organisation
- Wellness benefit for employees
- Reduced premiums for Health Insurance
- Comprehension one-week MPI Induction Programme
Salary range for this role is $82k to $107k depending on skills and experience.
How to Apply:
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
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MPI is open to external secondments. Please contact us for more information!
Applications closes on 26th February 2019
MPI is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career. We actively encourage applications from any background.