Kaitātari Matua | Senior Analyst - Insights, Planning & Performance

Ministry for the Environment

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Wellington

Job Description

  • Exciting new opportunity for 2022
  • Supportive and inclusive team
  • Flexible working to support your work-life balance

Share your expertise to embed best practice financial management to really make a tangible difference in a fast paced and growing environment. 

Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi | About this role 

Due to an internal promotion, we are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Analyst to join our busy and dynamic team. 

You will be responsible for supporting Ministry-wide performance management, internal budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes, by providing high quality support and advice to senior management. 

This includes working alongside business partners to increase awareness, understanding, ownership, and drive commitment towards best practice financial management to lift the Ministry's financial management capability. 

A key focus of the role will be providing data analytics, scenario planning and data modelling for the framework that supports the organisation's strategic and business planning processes. 

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience 

Our ideal candidate will bring: 

  • experience with public sector planning, budgeting and reporting processes
  • strong analytical and problem solving ability
  • a good understanding of  accountability documents such as Statements of Intent and Annual Reports
  • experience in performance management frameworks and methodologies
  • experience writing clear, concise and creative material at both a strategic and an operational level for various audiences
  • knowledge and understanding of the machinery of government and overall government planning, reporting and accountability processes
  • strong relationship management skills, including the ability to influence at all levels
  • ability to deliver quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • high attention to detail and accuracy
  • ability to quickly build trust, rapport and credibility with senior leaders
  • commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori.

Mō mātou | About us 

The Ministry's purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation.  

We offer: 

  • a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
  • agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE'
  • generous leave entitlements
  • training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori courses
  • active social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff network
  • opportunities for development and education.          

A key priority for the Ministry is Te Ao Māori. This means we work with our Treaty partner to advance Māori priorities for the environment and for environmental success. We will be confident and coordinated in our ongoing engagement with Māori and lead the natural resources system in engaging for success with tangata whenua. We will grow our capability and capacity to accurately reflect Māori views in our work. 

An organisational priority is that we accurately reflect Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Maori into our everyday work, by living our Te Ao Hurihuri Strategy through capability and capacity building. 

We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What's important to us is ‘he rau kotahi tangata' – embracing our multiple talents – by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. 

Tono ināianei | Apply Now 

Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter.  Note: your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.   

If you require further information about this position or require a copy of the position description, please contact vacancy@mfe.govt.nz 

Salary range: $101,802 to $124,424 pa.  Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience. 

MfE's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees who come to our offices, work at non-MfE offices (this does not include remote workers working from home) or interact with the public in the course of their work must be fully vaccinated. During the application process you will be asked to provide details of your vaccination status, and depending on the nature of your work, you may be asked to provide evidence of your Vaccine Pass prior to an offer being made. 

Rā Katinga | Applications close: Tuesday, 25 January 2022

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