Principal Advisor

Nz transport agency - Wellington City
new offer (20/09/2020)

job description

Bring your technical expertise to our Business Intelligence (BI) team
We are a close knit and committed team of specialists
Wellington based
About us | Ko wai m?tou
At Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation\ 's performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.
The Workplace and Technology Services Group is accountable for leading, influencing and ensuring that our corporate and transport technologies deliver to business and customer outcomes. The Group is accountable for all cyber and physical security issues, ensuring that the Transport Agency meets its ongoing security and compliance obligations.
Data and Information are significant assets for the Agency;
needed to support informed business decision making, transport planning, policy development, and investment analysis. Like all assets they need to be maintained and managed to ensure all teams have the data and information they need. This requires ongoing advice as to how best to evolve our practices, but also ongoing positive business engagement across all Groups. We are therefore in the process of growing the Transport Agency\ 's Business Intelligence (BI)capability with new and interesting projects coming on line.
We have a team of people with exceptional technical knowledge about how to enhance our business intelligence capability and inform the D&
I work programme. We arefocussed on exploring new and innovative ways in which to deliver excellent BI that can connect to the customer experience and make a tangible difference.
The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi
The purpose of the role is to provides critical technical thinking, together with advice that helps Waka Kotahi build and support its business intelligence capability. The role supports the Manager Business Intelligence Direction in identifying the capabilities (people, process, tools, etc.) required to ensure Waka Kotahi\ 's data and information needsare met.
As Principal Advisor, you will provide advice on BI practices, policy and strategy. You will also engage with business stakeholders within the Transport Agency to explore some of their ?big questions? to:
understand its data and analytics needs (both existing and emerging);
and understand the priorities for improved insights and new data initiatives.
This is a great role to utilise your technical experience and grow your strategic thinking and leadership skills. Your strong understanding of what it takes to usefully grow data management maturity in a complex environment, along with strong technical knowledge will help you succeed as you help drive best practice and innovative thinking around how to deliver BI services.
We are looking for a proactive and confident business intelligence / data management specialist who is results driven, supports great collaboration and leads by example.
About you | Ko wai t?nei
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
Strong demonstrated experience across a broad range of BI tools and packages
Demonstrable experience in informing BI solutions that meet customer need
Exceptional communication skills and the ability to translate technical terms into plain language
Proven experience in providing strategic advice and critical thinking at a senior level within a BI environment
Ability to manage multiple and complex projects
The ability to work with technical people on projects
Exceptional stakeholder management skills
Applications close | R? Katinga:
Thursday, 13 August 2020.
For a copy of the position description:
www.Nzta.Govt.Nz/careers
For further information, email:
careers@nzta.govt.nz
To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time
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