Analyst (Continuous Improvement)

Updated: 27 days ago
Job Type: Permanent

Analyst (Continuous Improvement)-2400961



Join our dynamic Continuous Improvement Team!

Calling all problem-solvers! Are you ready to dive into data and turn insights into action? Do you love driving efficiency and innovation in big organisations? We want you on our team!

At the University, our Continuous Improvement Team leads the charge in making positive changes and streamlining processes across the board. If you've got the skills, we've got the opportunity for you!

About our team/Mō te tīma

Within the Continuous Improvement Team, our mission is clear. We're all about making things better – smarter, faster and more efficient - by fostering a culture of positive change, collaboration, and innovation.

We're here to support and empower the University of Otago by analysing, designing, and implementing efficient and effective ways of working. But we're not just about efficiency – we're also focused on making change stick.

We aim to support strategic initiatives and create a framework for process management that leads to sustainable improvements and automation. Our goal is to enhance key processes and drive lasting transformation across the University. 

Central to everything we do is a dedication to nurturing a culture of empowerment and innovation. We believe in unlocking the potential of individuals and fostering connections that drive collaborative growth.

The role/Te mahi

You will be working with a wide range of stakeholders to provide expert business and process analysis. 

This includes facilitating and attending workshops, mapping processes, analysing processes and data for trends, bottlenecks, and process waste, identifying process improvement and automation opportunities, and engaging with stakeholders regularly. 

A result of our assessments is the ideation, prioritisation and implementation of solutions including process optimisation, design thinking, automation, and consolidation/standardisation.
Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

Our ideal candidate has:
•    The ability to analyse and interpret information, deal with challenges creatively and achieve business, client focused solutions.
•    Experience mapping existing processes and designing new processes.
•    Previous experience in a Process Analyst or similar Business Analyst type role.
•    Experience implementing process change within a large or complex organisation.
•    Knowledge of cost benefit modelling techniques and methods.
•    Knowledge and experience of formal/structured business analysis tools, techniques and methodologies.
•    Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma or similar methodology.
•    Excellent problem-solving skills required for this dynamic environment.
•    A tertiary level qualification or recognised qualification(s) appropriate to the role.
Further details/Pūroko

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week), permanent position, based in Dunedin.

The appointments range for this role is $70,602 to $76,668. Top of range $82,849.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this job.

We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, a 6.75% superannuation scheme, and the ability to achieve real work/life balance. More information regarding our awesome employee benefits can be found here: Employee Benefits

The University of Otago is a Rainbow tick accredited employer.

Specific enquires regarding the role can be directed to Francesca Jackson, via the contact details below.

To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2400961 will close on Sunday, 23 June 2024.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, the University reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.

Additional Information

Contact: Francesca Jackson    Tel: +64 3 556 8293

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
Salary Level and Range Level 6 (Range of Appointments $70,602 to $76,668, Top of Range $82,849)
 Business Process Management Office
Job Function
 Project Management

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