Business Analyst, Heritage and Visitors Unit, Policy and Visitors Group, Nelson | Nelson

Posted on 14-Mar-2019
Application close date: 25-Mar-2019
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Develop indicative business cases for the concept design processes we use to shape experiences in our unique environment


The Department of Conservation's vision is for New Zealand to be the greatest living space on Earth. It is responsible for some of the most important issues facing New Zealand: how to look after our unique environment in a way that benefits current and future generations. It grapples with issues as challenging as maintaining our unique biodiversity and providing for the increasing number of tourists coming to visit our beautiful places.


The rapid growth in global tourism has created the need to showcase our most iconic and unique visitor experiences using first class design and storytelling tools and approaches. We often work with high profile and complex settings. 


About the role

You will create indicative business cases to help decide which are the right opportunities and products to develop, including:

  • planning, managing resources, and developing indicative business cases for the concept design process
  • identifying business requirements and developing and maintaining related processes and systems
  • ensuring that desired safety outcomes are designed into the visitor experience.


This is one position based in either Hamilton, Nelson or Invercargill and you will sit alongside other staff in DOC and the Heritage and Visitors Unit. As part of a small but pivotal team, your ability to work with and through others, both in and out of the department, will be critical.


You will be able to show that you can:

  • Develop indicative business cases preferably in tourism or recreation contexts and lead business case projects, including planning, commissioning work and reviewing projects
  • Bring great conceptual and analytical skills to problems at hand
  • Write and communicate well
  • Build and leverage relationships


This position reports to the Experience Design Manager and is in the newly established Heritage and Visitors Unit. 


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

Please apply online at the DOC Careers Centre.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description. 


For enquies please contact Tania Short at, or telephone (027) 2761992.


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 25 March 2019.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.


Go to the Applicant Information Sheet for the role description and more information about the team.

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