Senior Business Analyst

Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development) is a government agency who works within government and communities to achieve our vision of Thriving Whānau.

The wellbeing of whānau, hapū and iwi is central to the future wellbeing of Aotearoa (New Zealand). The very broad role of Te Puni Kōkiri, our access to information and ability to make connections, make us ideally placed to spark innovation.

We work to bring innovation in carrying out our key roles of leading work towards policy and legislative changes as well as innovative approaches that will deliver improved outcomes for Māori. 

We influence the work of others by working in partnership, and bring Māori voices to decision makers and we invest with Māori to pursue opportunities, including through funding and partnerships.  To achieve this we engage with whānau, hapū and iwi, and partner with other public sector agencies.

Senior Business Analyst-Permanent  (OS 045)

The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for providing advice and support across Te Puni Kōkiri for the planning, development, and delivery of information systems and services advice and analysis to contribute the Ministry’s outcomes for Māori, the public sector, and government.

The Senior Business Analyst works with the Information Architect, Chief Information Officer, and other members of the team to ensure that analysis and solutions developed not only meet the needs of the organisation, but contribute to achieving outcomes for Māori.

The Senior Business Analyst will lead within the team, by championing best practice, leading key projects, and mentoring other Business Analyst Team members. They will work across the organisation to ensure that projects are aligned to internal strategies, government strategies, and industry standards. They will draw upon their own technical knowledge, and that of the specialist expertise within Information Services to provide Te Puni Kōkiri with a range of accurate and fit for purpose advice and solutions

Essential Skills Required

  • IIBA CBAP certification or an equivalent qualification
  • Qualification in a Project Management methodology ( Prince2, Agile)
  • Systems Business Analyst experience of at least 5 years
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and as a member of a team.
  • Well-developed communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to mentor other Business Analysts within the team.
  • Comfortable working in a kaupapa Māori environment.

See below to download a copy of the job description and application form for the role.

To apply please email your CV, covering letter and a completed application form to

Applications close Sunday 26 May 2019.




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