Business Intelligence and Spatial Analyst - Fixed-Term

Have you heard? We're doing things differently at Waikato District Council. We're overhauling our operations, breaking down hierarchy, smashing silos and improving community planning. We're cultivating an innovative learning culture, and pushing co-design when it comes to our community.

To make this change successful we need great people. Are you one of them?

Who are we looking for

We have an exciting fixed-term opportunity for a confident and enthusiastic full-time Business Intelligence Spatial Analyst to join our Business Intelligence team. As part of this role, you will focus supporting the late stages of a District Plan review and executing a vision for how business intelligence and spatial information can enable more effective and strategically aligned decision making at council. The BIS Analyst plays a key role in bringing together; systems, data, analytics and reporting to facilitate effective communication and aid data driven decision making.

As part of the team, you will be working in an established geospatial system using a range of open source tools and be involved in establishment of an integrated geospatial and business intelligence system. The key advancement being sought is in quality analyses and the integration of geo-spatial and business intelligence. As such you will be involved in data management, analysis and result presentation. In the initial stages this role will primarily be involved with spatial data management and analysis and evolve as business intelligence matures. This role will assist cross organisational customers with simple spatial request through to improving or developing geospatial models and advanced analyses.

Ideally you would have a relevant qualification in Computer Science, GIS, Geography or a similar discipline, accompanied by two years' experience with GIS or Data warehousing. Experience in managing and configuring BI and GIS applications along with a project management approach is essential to be successful in this role. If you are an experienced self-starter that really enjoys working in a fast paced team environment, focused on delivering outstanding customer service, are an efficient organiser and have a 'can do' attitude then we want to talk with you!

Why join our team

Just an hour or so from Auckland against the traffic, Waikato District Council should be on your radar. And guess what? The worst traffic jam you'll find is getting to the top of the Hakarimatas during your lunch break! Check us out, you won't regret it.

Applications close: at 11:55pm on Friday, 6 September 2019.

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Fixed Term Full Time

Job no: HNAI944748

Location: Waikato District

Closing Date: Friday, 6 September 2019