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Senior Business Analyst

Date:  11-May-2022

Wellington, NZ


About us

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.



Senior Business Analyst


Do you want to be part of one of the largest government departments in New Zealeand?

We have fantastic opportunities in our Wellington office, for Business Analysts at all stages of their career. 



As a Senior Business Analysts you will work across the IT Group and with vendors to ensure that all activity across the system development life-cycle is co-ordinated and focused on value delivery and post-production support.



  • This transformational environment can be both dynamic and challenging, therefore we are looking for highly
  • skilled professionals who:
  • Thrives in the fast-paced, changing nature of our work.
  • Wholeheartedly embrace the Agile way of working and model the right behaviour for you peers and colleagues.
  • Can deliver requirements to include users and user rationale balanced against business outcomes.
  • Has a pragmatic approach to the task at hand and able to collaborate and deliver continuous improvement.


If you have previous experience in the following areas, please highlight this in your application:


  • Senior BA with agile delivery lead experience
  • Is able to manage the delivery of projects using agile methodology
  • Experience in Corporate applications like HR, Finance or Payroll
  • Experience in cloud software as a service applications would be a bonus!


Please note to be considered you must have the right to work in New Zealand and be available in New


Salary range: $97,374.00 - $119,012.00



How to apply


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  


Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key responsibilities listed in the position description. 


All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.



Closing date: Thursday the 19th May 2022




Joining us

Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.



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