IT Business Analyst - Scion

Updated: 13 days ago
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 26 May 2023

  • We have an exciting opportunity to join our Information Technology Team.
  • We are looking for a talented and motivated individual with solid IT Business Analyst skills and experience interested in working across a range of technology and business change initiatives.
  • This role will be allocated to significant projects prioritised by Scion to support its business and science objectives.

Scion specialises in research, science and technology development for the forestry industry, wood products and wood-derived materials and other biomaterials. Specialists in propagation and forest management, we lead new technology development for renewables, bioproducts and energy and the establishment of a broader based circular bioeconomy.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide applications and business analysis services in support of project delivery.
  • Lead small projects from inception to delivery.
  • Work either as part of large project teams or lead smaller initiatives depending on the business priorities.
  • Support business leaders to enact effective organisation change outcomes resulting from technology change or adoption.
  • Engage with Science and Business to understand business needs and priorities.

To be successful in this role, your skills and experience will include:

  • Degree in information technology, information management or business.
  • May have formal Project Management or Business Analysis certifications.
  • Experience in Business Analysis techniques and practice.
  • Experience in supporting business process definition and documentation with a focus on Continuous Improvement.
  • Excellence in building key relationships and influence others in a change process.
  • Technically competent in the understanding, design and use of data for business advantage.
  • Ability to facilitate workshops and engagements involving staff at all levels.
  • Ability to express and organize thoughts, ideas and information in a logical and understandable manner both in writing and orally.
  • Awareness of current developments in organisation, culture and work practices - e.g. digital transformation, agile organisations.

Why Scion?

We are home to creative science minds and have a vibrant culture ensuring employees can pursue innovation and excellence in their science delivery, right at the heart of New Zealand's Forest industry. Scion offers an enviable working environment with excellent work/life balance initiatives, we are proud to offer:

  • A great career that enables positive outcomes for Aotearoa, New Zealand.
  • Flexible work options including a 9-day fortnight.
  • Continuous professional development.
  • An enviable work environment with an enjoyable collaborative culture.
  • A demonstrated commitment to Good Employer/EEO principles.
  • A great work location on the edge of Rotorua's world-famous Whakarewarewa Forest.

Please do not wait for the closing date to submit your application, as an appointment may be made before this date if a suitable candidate comes forward.

Come and join us!

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