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Title:  Business System Specialist

Date:  07-Sep-2021

Christchurch, KiwiRail Ltd, NZ, 8024

Business unit:  Operations and Commerce
Position status:  Permanent
Employment type:  Full Time
Level of experience:  Experienced




Your Role:

This is a great opportunity to be part of our Rolling Stock Asset Service (RSAS) Team in, Christchurch on a full-time permanent basis. The RSAS group has overall responsibility and ownership for managing KiwiRail’s rolling stock assets, including mainline and shunt locomotives, freight and specialist wagons, containers, passenger carriages and other rolling stock vehicles.

As Business Systems Specialist, you will deliver and maintain fully functional and effective Business Management Systems for RSAS. The primary responsibility for this role is to provide support, subject matter expertise and advice on the use of Microsoft SharePoint Online. You will be RSAS’s specialist in all matters relating to SharePoint administration, training and reporting. You'll bring innovative ideas to each solution, where quality counts and your insights matter.

This role will also be about actively facilitating and engaging in conversations with the business and external stakeholders to discover, capture and analyse information practices, interests and values to help inform how data and information is managed throughout its lifecycle. It will include establishing, monitoring and maintaining a data management framework for RSAS. Collaboration with other members of the ICT teams, BI teams and customer support teams is paramount in achieving these objectives.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience in helping facilitate strategic planning, monitoring and reporting to mature information management practices.
  • Knowledge of, and experience applying, data and information management principles and technologies.
  • Significant commercial experience designing and delivering applications within SharePoint Online and Microsoft 365 platform.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills


Our ideal candidate:

  • Are passionate about designing and developing great solutions, and creating inventive, quality modern workplace applications.
  • Possess a knack for identifying issues and providing smart solutions.
  • Thrive in a culture of sharing, inclusiveness, and learning.


Why work for us?

We have a culture which supports your training & development. A great staff welfare programme that offers discounted holiday homes, medical and travel on our "Great Journeys of New Zealand" trains and the Interislander Ferries.

We're a company that's going places, with so much investment in our future infrastructure, there has not been a better time to be part of the successful development of Kiwirail.  Be a part of the Kiwirail journey!

Applications close: Sunday 19th September 2021 at 11.59pm.


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