Senior Business Analyst

Listed 19 days Ago
Port Otago
Transportation and Logistics

Port Otago Group’s business comprises a regional container terminal, bulk port activities, cruise and property investment and development. We service South Canterbury, Otago, and Southland, working with customers to streamline their supply chains. Our culture is hands-on, safety focused and encourages continuous improvement.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Business Analyst to come and join our IT Team, based at our Head Office in beautiful Port Chalmers. You will report directly through to our Head of Digital and you will play a pivotal role in enabling change and improvements to the business to achieve our strategic goals, as well as being a key player in our technology transformation.

So, what will I be doing?

You will be responsible for supporting the transformation of Port Otago’s IT Infrastructure and Applications suite and assisting us to deliver some exciting projects we have underway as part of our Digital Transformation - initially; New Network, Security, Application Upgrades (and Application Exits), Sharepoint Online and Cloud Transformation.

Your work will see you delivering high quality current and future state analysis, requirements gathering, and recommendations to ensure that systems are designed, developed, and maintained to meet the needs of Port Otago and its stakeholders.

A large part of this role will see you eliciting functional and non-functional requirements to support projects or improvement initiatives. You will be confident conducting stakeholder workshops or one on one interviews to distil requirements and to discuss and agree solution options. 

You will understand business process and system problems quickly, and confidently identify opportunities for improvement. You will be a great problem solver who is happy to lead business change and wear a variety of hats as the circumstances require it.

Key to your success will be:

  • Proven experience as a technical Senior Business Analyst
  • Tertiary qualification in related field and/or similar senior work experience
  • Experience in working in both Waterfall and Agile projects desirable
  • Project Management experience desirable
  • An IT background with a broad understanding across multiple technical disciplines
  • Proficient with Power BI and the MS Office suite, particularly Excel

You will bring with you the following attributes:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to positively engage with people across all levels
  • Ability to influence, and work closely with stakeholders to determine acceptable solutions
  • Ability to translate complex information into plain English 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and demonstrate flexibility and commitment to getting the job done
  • Skilled in managing business change
  • Taking the initiative and being pro-active in your approach
  • A true passion for Health & Safety – not afraid to speak up and act immediately if something is wrong 

What’s in it for you? 

You’ll get to work alongside an awesome team who are driven to achieve great results. In return for your hard work, we offer a competitive remuneration package, support for your ongoing development and we have an established culture of investing in strong performers. You will also be entitled to comprehensive health insurance cover for you, your partner, and dependent children. 

Contribution towards relocation costs to Dunedin are also on offer for the successful candidate.

Heads up: 

Full Ministry of Justice Checks and ACC records will be conducted as part of the recruitment process. Port Otago also conducts random drug and alcohol tests on an on-going basis. Port Otago also has a Covid-19 policy in place which requires all of our employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

How to apply? 

Apply online via our Port Otago Careers website www.portotago.co.nz/careers to ensure our Port Otago Application Form is completed. Applications close 15 August 2022.  Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as a possible as we will be reviewing applications as they come in, and the close date may change.