Business Analyst

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Bay of Plenty

Are you an experienced and adaptable Business Analyst with a knack for working with people to deliver value and achieve outcomes? Do you want to want to work at one of New Zealand’s most progressive Regional Councils? If so, we have just the right job for you!

We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our Technology team and help us to deliver our Digital Roadmap.  In our team, we pride ourselves on understanding our people and their work, and together create simple solutions that support customer experiences and outcomes for our community.  

Ngā āhuatanga o te mahi/Details of the job

This is a full-time permanent role based in either Whakatāne or Tauranga.

As the Business Analyst you will: 

  • Work across our organisation to elicit high-level requirements, capture business needs, understand the customer journey, and define user requirements. 
  • Engage with business stakeholders, influence project decisions; assess the risks of various solutions, and prioritise competing business demands.
  • Promote architectural consistency and usability standards; define and execute test cases. 
  • Identify opportunities to deliver further value through the use of our existing technology and information assets.

Ō pūmanawa/Your skills and experience

To be successful in the role you will need:   

  • A relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Experience working in an agile environment would be an advantage.
  • To be confident and personable, with a proven ability to build strong relationships. 
  • To be someone who takes a human-centred approach to solving problems.

Ko wai mātou/Who we are

Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council is responsible for land, air and water, and public transport and economic development. A major focus of our work involves looking after the environment. We manage the effects of people's use of freshwater, land, air and coastal water. However, we also have a broader responsibility with others for the economic, social and cultural well-being of the regional community.

With offices based in Tauranga, Rotorua and Whakatāne, Toi Moana offers the work/life balance dreams are made of.  

Highlights of working at Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council include:

  • A truly values-based culture and a gold standard wellbeing programme.
  • A wide range of benefits and flexible working arrangements on offer.
  • NZ's favourite beach is a maximum of 1.5 hours from our offices.
  • A region that covers some of NZ's most beautiful countryside.
  • Recreational lakes within an hour’s travel from each of our offices.

Me pēhea te tuku tono/How to apply

Click APPLY NOW or contact Evaleigh Rautjoki-Williams, Digital Manager (Chief Digital Officer), on 0800 884 880 for a confidential discussion.

To access a copy of the Job Description please click on the link below or copy and paste it into your web browser.

NB: To apply for this job, you must have the legal right to be able to work in New Zealand and also a current, valid driver’s licence. 

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 27 June 2021 and will only be accepted online.


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