Senior Technology Business Analyst (Data)

Technology & Digital – Solutions /
Fixed Term - Off Farm /
·         Be a data advocate at Pāmu. Embrace the power of data to drive innovation and unlock new opportunities for our organisation.
·         Bridging the gap between business needs and technology in an agricultural setting
·         New 12 month fixed-term role created with flexible working and additional benefits.

Lead data technology discussions, foster strong working relationships and align solutions with strategic business goals while delivering value.

The Opportunity
You will be assigned to work on one of our core programs at Pāmu, the Data Strategy Implementation. This program includes various subprojects, such as Pamu Data Whare, which delivers Pāmu’s new data warehouse, i.e. data products and reports for the organisation.

Key responsibilities include:
·         Leading discussions across data initiatives, collaborating on options analysis, and developing business cases.
·         Deep understanding of our business data to deliver relevant data definitions.
·         Facilitating communication between technical and non-technical teams to ensure understanding.
·         Develop and maintain reports, dashboards, and metrics to monitor the performance of our business.
·         Elaborating data reporting requirements, data dictionary, and overall data governance.
·         Fostering strong working relationships with stakeholders and acting as a trusted advisor on technology-related matters.

This role will be crucial in helping business and farm managers make informed decisions based on historical, live data and future/forecasting data. This will also support the future use of AI to analyse and generate compelling reports for the organisation.

Please note: This is a 12 month fixed-term opportunity.

About You
The key to your success in this role will be your ability to collaborate and advocate for technology across our farms and the wider organisation.  You will be a strong communicator who can engage, and present technical information to ensure understanding and effective technology-related solutions within the agricultural context.

You will also have:
·         Relevant experience in data-related projects or overall expertise in data analysis, with strong technical understanding and the ability to translate business needs into technical requirements.
·         Agriculture knowledge or be willing to quickly upskill your knowledge in that domain.
·         Expertise in business analysis techniques.
·         5+ years’ experience as a Business Analyst.
·         Experience working in hybrid environments, i.e., Agile and Waterfall.
·         Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
·         The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, manage multiple priorities effectively and work independently.

About Us
Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited. We are a State Owned Enterprise and the largest pastoral farmer in Aotearoa New Zealand managing nearly 360,000ha over 110 farms. 

Pāmu managers over 15 stations, 40 livestock farms, 42 dairy units, an orchard, several dairy support blocks, and calf-rearing facilities across the motu. We provide jobs for 630 permanent staff and over any 12-month period, we care for a total of 1.3 million sheep, deer, and cattle.

Along with competitive salary, you will also receive Southern Cross Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and an extra day off at Christmas Time. You can work flexibly between your home and our office on Allen Street, Wellington. We are open to considering applicants from outside of Wellington.
Apply Now
Applications close Tuesday 9 April 2024.
If you have any questions or would like a copy of the job description, please contact Caio Diehl, Head of Solutions via email

To be eligible for this role, you must have unrestricted legal rights to work in New Zealand.

Pāmu provides a safe workplace and the successful applicant will be required to pass a drug and alcohol test and undergo a criminal background check prior to being appointed.  

Our values are core to who we are at Pāmu and the way that we all work together.  We are Grounded, Genuine, Bold, and Shoulder-to-Shoulder. To read more, click on this link to see them on our website. To see what it's like to work in our Dairy team, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Dairy Assistant at Pāmu, or to learn about what our Livestock team is all about, click on this link to see A Day In The Life of a Shepherd at Pāmu.

Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp Farming Limited, and successful applicants will be employed by Landcorp Farming Limited.