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Technical Business Analyst

2 Vacancies


Reference: 4927691

  • Do you want to be involved in the entire lifecycle of IT projects, from needs analysis to leading projects?
  • Are you inquisitive and innovative with outstanding interpersonal skills?
  • Do you love providing solutions and exceptional service for customers?

The Waimakariri District Council serves a community of nearly 60,000 that is currently experiencing rapid growth. The Council offers a challenging work environment where you can really make a difference. We promise to be professional, approachable and solutions-focused.

The Council is seeking to recruit two Technical Business Analysts on a full time basis at our service centre in Rangiora, North Canterbury.

We're looking for a savvy and motivated person to join our innovative Information and Technology Services team, where digital transformation is in our DNA. You'll be a trusted advisor in all stages and aspects of project delivery, and what you don't know you'll be keen to get stuck in and learn.

As part of our digital transformation we have an exciting roadmap of projects underway, and you will engage and integrate customers and stakeholders, delivering projects of high quality that meet the ongoing needs of Council.

You will be confident working on project development in order to come up with "win-win" solutions, and comfortable facilitating discussions with our internal customers to ensure that business requirements are accurately captured, documented and transformed into accurate functional requirements for the developers. You are then be responsible for leading and managing projects throughout the entire lifecycle.

You know what it takes to be a Technical Business Analyst. The key skills and competencies we are looking for include:

  • 2-5 years' experience in business analysis and project management,
  • In-depth understanding of how to implement IT systems, including ERP solutions.
  • An understanding of relational databases, GIS, Business Intelligence (BI) Architecture, mobility solutions that include data capture on mobile devices is desirable.

We are looking for someone with the ability to demonstrate exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, an ability to bring new ideas to the table, and a passion for all things digital and a willingness to go the extra mile.

If you have the appropriate skills, experience and attitude to fulfil the requirements of this position, and you want to be on our team, then get in touch because we want to hear from you!

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch, Waimakariri District offers small town and rural lifestyles with a range of outdoor recreation activities on your doorstep but with the advantages of a big city nearby.

For more information on the position contact Glenn Busch, Business and Technology Solutions Team Leader on 0800 965 468 (0800 WMK GOV). A job description for this position is available by visiting our website.

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Applications close Sunday 17th November 2019 at 5pm.

The Council is an equal opportunity employer.