Business and Information Analyst

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Business and Information Analyst

We have an exciting fixed-term opportunity for an experienced Business and Information Analyst to join our busy team committed to integrating our HR Information Systems

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Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.

Our new, unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

We are looking for an experienced Business and Information Analyst to support the development of an integrated, accessible and user friendly P&C/HR information system.

Reporting to the HR Information Systems Manager, you’ll be responsible for safeguarding the systems, policies and processes in place to ensure our data integrity, quality and accuracy. You’ll play a key role in ensuring that our people specific information systems provide timely and accurate information that supports critical P & C functions e.g. HR data, payroll, injury management and accident reporting.

This role involves delivering easy to use reports to business managers to support sound operational and strategic decisions and good financial management, so the ability to develop strong relationships and see potential synergies will be essential to the success of the position.

You’ll need to be able to think beyond the immediate task, to the purpose and intent of what Fire and Emergency NZ is about and anticipating it’s potential needs in the future.


The ideal applicant…

  • Strong business analysis skills, report design and generation experience
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel; SQL (for reporting, bulk changes, bulk uploads) MS Query; Cognos Impromptu/ReportNet; HTML; SSRS
  • Doesn’t settle for “how things are” and can constructively design improvements and better ways to extract, share and present information
  • Naturally inquisitive nature with a pragmatic “can do” approach to solving problems
  • Diligent with a strong attention to detail and able to detect and analyse inconsistencies in data
  • Extensive experience in a Reporting Analyst role, preferably working with HR information reporting systems (ideally PS Enterprise), with an understanding of HR practices.

For more information about this role please download a position description or email

This is a fixed term role until December 2018. If you’re looking for chance to put your diverse skill set to use in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities, then we want to hear from you.

How to apply

Follow the link below to complete your application form. Please ensure you attach a CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience, and why you’d be perfect for this position.