Business Analyst, (Fixed Term) | Wellington

Posted on 13-Oct-2020
Application close date: 02-Nov-2020
Business Analysts
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:
Note clipProject Description - Business Analyst.pdf (PDF, 164KB)
Job Specification

Now is the perfect time to join the National Compliance Team at the Department of Conservation as we increase in size and capability to strengthen our conservation law enforcement function. DOC's compliance function makes a key contribution to the protection of New Zealand's unique wildlife, cultural and natural taonga. It does this by enforcing compliance with the rules that apply on public conservation land, in marine reserves and mammal sanctuaries, and to protected wildlife.


He angitūtanga: About the Role

As our next Business Analyst, you will be responsible for finance reporting, business reporting on key performance indicators, and supporting  planning, , within the National Compliance Team. You will identify business requirements and develop and maintain related processes and systems to meet these requirements. You will have a strong eye for continuous improvement and identify trends and gaps to provide advice for performance improvements.

Please note: This is a fixed term position for a period of 18 months. We will also consider secondment arrangements.


He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for


  • Strong working knowledge of financial budgeting, planning and reporting
  • Experience in non-financial reporting and planning
  • Sound analytical skills, and experience in business analysis
  • Detail-oriented and organised
  • Skills and experience in process improvement
  • Knowledge of the legislation affecting DOC and government processes, procedures and accountability requirements relating to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and demonstrated ability to build and leverage relationships


  • Relevant tertiary qualification, especially in Finance
  • Experience with using a financial system such as SAP


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What's in it for you?

This is your chance to be a part of a progressive and highly significant function within the Department. DOC's National Compliance Team is currently undergoing a period of significant growth, as we work towards delivering an enhanced programme of work.

A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!

We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.

The chance to join a large organisation that's still growing. DOC has been undergoing a steady period of growth, we highly value the new expertise and fresh perspectives brought into the organisation. This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

Excellent development opportunities across the Department.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above. 

For any enquiry, please contact Meena Pratap at, quoting reference T400/11450/2.

Applications close at 5pm, on Monday, 2 November 2020.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.

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