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Business Analyst

Application Closes: 21 Aug 2022

Location: Nelson

  Business Analyst

  • Are you an experienced technical or project analyst?
  • Looking to work on interesting projects with lots of variety and challenge?
  • Join one of Nelson’s leading employers in the sunshine capital of Aotearoa

About the role:

This is an exciting new position for a Business Analyst to join our experienced and friendly Business Systems Team at Port Nelson.

Reporting to the Business Systems Manager, you will work collaboratively within the Business Systems Team and across Port Nelson to gather requirements, identify areas for improvement, and support excellent business decision-making. Utilise your knowledge of business improvement methodologies and project management skills to support projects and initiatives through to completion and review.

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate evidence of strategic thinking and business acumen that enables you to identify opportunities for efficiency, effectiveness or improved customer service.

You will have experience in gathering, clarifying and defining requirements, leading to the successful delivery of business improvement or innovative solutions within a service delivery organisation. You will understand project management principles and be able to plan and communicate the resourcing and timing of work streams, effectively managing risks and dependencies.

You will be an excellent communicator and able to present ideas and data effectively to a wide range of people and build relationships at all levels of the organisation. You will be able to work collaboratively and adaptably within the team, taking on various tasks and working independently. 

Ideally, you will bring a wide range of skills and experience and demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development. Specific skills and knowledge desirable for this position include Project Management, Business Analysis, Customer-centric design methodologies, Agile, Process Improvement, Change Management, and Continuous Improvement tools.

About us:

You probably already know Port Nelson’s reputation as a great place to work. It is the maritime gateway for the top of the South Island and a vital hub for economic activity and a key stakeholder in the region’s continued growth and prosperity. 

At Port Nelson Ltd, irrespective of our positions, we all strive to uphold our “ASPIRE” values:  Accountability, Safety, Passion, Integrity/honesty, Respect and Excellence

We are recognised as one of the best employers in the Region and pride ourselves on our people, which is why we are committed to providing a great work environment, ongoing support and a competitive remuneration package and relocation support.

This is an exciting time to join Port Nelson and continue to pave your career while enjoying an outstanding lifestyle in the beautiful Nelson Tasman region. We’re famous for our sunshine and proximity to the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks. 

Please note: you must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

We need to move quickly and will be assessing applications as they are received so please apply ASAP

For further enquiries on this role, please email

Applications close: 21 August 2022