Your Council

ICT Business Analyst - Ref 035

  • Business analysis in a complex business environment
  • Involvement throughout the project and solution lifecycle
  • Hands on, agile, environment
  • Join a team of ICT professionals

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is an organisation where people enjoy working. They feel they are making a difference. There are some very large projects underway with more projects scheduled for the foreseeable future.  You would be part of a team working on implementing new, and enhancing existing, solutions, as well as ensuring applications remain current. Focus areas are, customers interacting with the council online, and staff being able to perform activities in the field.

The Council is committed to building an organisation that is respected for its caring, dynamic and effective “open for business” approach and is interested in identifying people who share those values to join the ICT group.

Within the ICT team the Business Analyst will assist in a variety of workstreams that will involve;

  • The successfully delivery of ICT projects;
  • Providing business analysis, documentation and facilitation that are fit for purpose;
  • Managing the stakeholder requirements and ensuring that they effectively understood, articulated, agreed, documented and met;
  • Communicating business and systems concepts clearly and succinctly;
  • Defining and maintaining the Council’s ICT strategy and work plans;
  • Supporting the organisation’s managers and their teams in the use of business process analysis, requirements and project methodologies;
  • Developing online forms and processes
  • Championing ideas and technology across the organisation.

Individual capability & skills sought after;

  • A relevant tertiary or professional qualification with proven experience in business analysis
  • At least five or more years experience as a BA
  • End-to-end experience in a project environment
  • Excellent communication skills to enable effective relationships to be developed with the business, vendors and the ICT team business cases
  • Scoping and defining business requirements on complex projects
  • Identifying new processes that will add value to the organisation
  • Advanced stakeholder management skills – you have a history of bringing people with you
  • Proven use of structured analysis techniques, analysis tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge of local government and relevant legislation.

If this role interests you, then we would love to hear from you. This is a great opportunity to work alongside others in an environment where your ideas and initiative will be welcome.  The Council is highly motivated to support the community with accurate and reliable information for the benefit of individual prosperity and environmental development.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Mike Heron, ICT Projects Manager on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

The preferred candidate will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police, criminal history and credit checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

 Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “ICT Business Analyst – Ref 035” to

Applications close 12.00 noon Thursday 25 October 2018.

For further information about the role please refer to the job description here



Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted