Power BI Specialist

Date: 20-Sep-2022

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Innovate business performance reporting
  • Power BI skills your forte 
  • DAX your other language


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

As part of the Parks & Community Facilities Department, you’ll be working with a diverse team of subject matter experts who are passionate about delivering tangible results for the local community and future generations. As kaitiaki (guardian) of Auckland Council facilities, we play a vital role in promoting the wellbeing of our communities while also delivering strategically significant programmes. 


Reporting into the Planning & Reporting Manager, as part of your role you’ll: 

  • Confidently understand business data and requirements in the BI context and design data models to convert raw data to meaningful insights.
  • Bring experience working with complex datasets from various sources – this is essential, including extraction and transformation, and automating this where applicable.
  • Contribute to design, develop, validate and document accurate and reliable datasets, and user-friendly, fit-for-purpose self-serve business intelligence reports that are meaningful to their target audience


This will require strong experience in Power BI, including creation of relational data models, reports and dashboards. Strong Excel and other Microsoft Office applications assumed, and experience in Power Automate a bonus. 

Your scope will also include identifying areas for improvement in process or technology, as well as actions and opportunities, using data-driven recommendations, and effectively communicating this to the business.  

He kōrero mōu: About you

As an experienced BI specialist you will be able to convert business requirements into technical specifications and use filters and graphs for a better understanding of the data.  

With a curiosity for learning and delivering on new ideas or ways of working you will have experience in data analytics and reporting including the use of Power BI, excel and PowerPoint. 

You’ll be progressive and experienced in establishing reporting from inception through to publication, interpreting patterns and/or useful trends in complex data sets that drive business and service performance by empowering our decision-makers with quality advice, results, trends and insights with the ability to streamline and simplify the information delivery. 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is a significant opportunity to join a team within one of the largest and most diverse directorates in Auckland Council, and be part of transforming non-financial performance reporting and influence how we deliver for Tāmaki Makaurau.

Please use the following to view a copy of the position description - bit.ly/3hCtIu5

Please note, internal title is Senior Reporting Analyst

Applications close Tuesday, 4th October 2022

Please note that we may however be considering applications as they are received so please do not delay in applying.


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.