Senior Business Analyst

Posted 12 January 2023
LocationAuckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineData, BI & Analytics
Reference658356

Job description

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Our client is a well-known award winning global investor organisation that is helping the future for all Kiwis. 

They offer excellent flexibility for all their staff - typical two/three day split in their Auckland CBD office and working from home. The team is supportive and all share a purpose to improve the future generations of New Zealanders.

They offer excellent benefits and bonuses for all of their staff and have created an environment within their team that is supportive and offers continual growth opportunities for their staff. 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

This is an exciting role where you'll take your stakeholder skills to the next level and partner with the business to surface demand for technology and IT effort, prioritse initiatives, develop product roadmaps and work with the business to identify problems that can be solved or improved with technology (leveraging return on technology investments). 

This role has a large relationship component where you’ll be heavily involved in working closely with the Senior Exec Team, building strong relationships with them, understanding what could be done better and asking all the questions to work out improvement of process. You’ll also be involved in mentoring and leading Junior BAs too.
  1. Engage and work with staff across multiple business units to stimulate, surface and shape business demand for IT products and services and ensure that business value is captured, optimised and derived from them.
  2. Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders across the organisation to assist the process of prioritising the small works and project portfolio and the development of IT and product roadmaps.
  3. Collaborate with business stakeholders to help develop ideas into initiatives, provide input into feasibility and help guide the development of business cases while actively managing expectations and monitoring satisfaction levels.
  4. Help lead the small works demand process by analysing the problem to be solved, understanding business needs and evaluating the business value derived from the works.
  5. Keep abreast of key product roadmaps to identify upcoming changes for business users and for new features and capabilities that could address business problems and demand going forward.
  6. Support project and change managers in the delivery of projects and provide feedback on benefits realisation.
  7. Provide guidance, support and coaching to less experienced team members.

ABOUT YOU: 

  • 5+ years experience in Business Analysis 
  • Must have the skillset to understand the business, its pain points and goals and to identify where process improvements and technology can add value.
  • Are used to dealing with business stakeholders and technical teams; can translate technical terms for the business and advocate for the business with technical teams to ensure the solution meets requirements and desired business outcomes.
  • Have the skillset to assess upcoming technical upgrades and features and identify what will and won’t be useful to the business and the size of the impact.
  • Have experience working with Microsoft products 
  • Have the ability to understand the detail of business activities in the context of the bigger strategic organisational goals

NEXT STEPS:

If you're interested in finding out more, please reach out to Louise at lpaulin@brightspark.io or on 0272743203.