Oct 18, 2023

Business Analyst

  • Babcock
  • Auckland, New Zealand

Job Description

Babcock New Zealand are looking for a Business Analyst to join our Operational Excellence team in Devonport, Auckland.


About the role


The Business Analyst is responsible for the ongoing reporting and management of Operational Excellence initiatives as well as the ongoing adoption of reporting and analysis requirements as business needs change and the business grows across the Asia Pacific region.


Key responsibilities


  • Gathering and Analysing Business Data: The Business Analyst is responsible for eliciting and understanding business data and reporting requirements through stakeholder engagement, evaluating existing reporting functions, and assessing current reporting systems and KPI metrics.
  • Performance Measurement and Reporting: This role involves developing templates and an integrated, dashboard-style Operational Excellence reporting system that spans financial, program and project performance, supply chain performance, contract management, business development, HSEQ, HR, and various other operational KPI metrics. It includes ensuring data accuracy and timeliness on Operational Excellence improvement initiatives.
  • Process Improvement and Change Management: The Business Analyst is expected to identify, map, and analyse processes across the business and optimize them through lean improvements. Additionally, they need to fully engage with staff before, during, and after change activities and collaborate with stakeholders at various levels to improve the Business Management System (BMS).
  • Project Management: Strong practical Project Management experience is required to assemble business cases, monitor changes, and adapt reporting structures and analysis methodologies as customer and business needs change.
  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement: Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, are crucial for presenting briefings to senior management, managing cross-functional teams, and undertaking effective stakeholder engagement across a broad base of internal and external stakeholders.


About you


As a Business Analyst, you will bring experience from a wide range of environments. You will be comfortable in the grey and will relish the challenge of disseminating complex information and forging a clear path ahead to commercial success.


Required skills


  • Project Management and Change Management: Practical experience in Project Management and Change Management is essential to lead business improvement projects and manage the human aspects of change effectively.
  • Analytical Skills: The role requires the ability to analyse data, evaluate reporting functions, and identify opportunities for growth and Operational Excellence improvement initiatives.
  • Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary for presenting findings to senior management and effectively conveying information to stakeholders.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proven ability to use MS Office applications at a skilled level is important for data analysis and reporting tasks.
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration: The Business Analyst should have a proven ability to work as part of a team, manage cross-functional teams, and establish effective working relationships with various people at different levels, both internally and externally.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you 


  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,600 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy. To provide you some local context, some of the programs our team are proud to be a part of involve:

  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


To learn more about us visit www.babcock.com.au


We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, the successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks. These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, MOJ, security check, qualifications and right to work.


Babcock Australasia is a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.


Job Req #51632