Data Architect

Richmond, New Zealand

Reference: 6085856

Are you ready to set the vision and strategy for Council's use and management of data?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has what it takes to succeed in an entirely new role.

About the role:

As a member of the Information Services team, you will be leading the development of enterprise-wide architecture and processes for strategic application of change.

You will work directly and collaboratively with business units to support the identification, testing and delivery of fit for purpose business solutions that improve our business processes, business efficiency and the customer experience.

About you:

You will have a tertiary qualification (degree level) in a relevant business or IT discipline and a successful track record with at least five years working in a systems analyst/develop enterprise architect role or similar.

You'll bring your knowledge of business architectural models, roadmaps, methodologies and agile principles, you will know how they can be applied to enterprise and business architecture.

You'll possess excellent communication and relationships skills and demonstrate strategic and analytical thinking to finding creative and cost-effective solutions. With your ability to identify what is 'fit for purpose', you will ensure that the right level of investment is made in defining the business cases for approval, funding and prioritisation of high-level initiatives.

The perks:

We offer a great team to work with, ongoing professional development, a variety of challenging and interesting work, a day off for your birthday, flexible working options, relocation assistance and a benefits package suited to your preferences.

If this sounds like you as well as living in the stunning Tasman Bay/Nelson region then apply now!

Other career opportunities

Summer Student Internships

Every year we employ a number of Summer Students across the Council, to work for a period of 12-16 weeks over the summer months (mid-November to February). Recruitment for Summer Students begins in early July. All applications must be submitted online via the vacancy on our Vacancies page between 1 July and 31 July each year.

We typically have vacancies in Engineering, Environmental Policy, Environmental Information (Hydrology, Resource Science and Biosecurity), and Regulatory (Compliance Monitoring and Harbourmaster).


  • Why Tasman?

    Climate and lifestyle are two of the major factors for people choosing to live and work in the Tasman District. Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?

  • What's in it for you?

    Ample learning and development opportunities, flexible working options and a benefits package to suit your preferences - just some of the reasons to join our team.

  • Meet the team

    Knowing about the people you are going to be working with is a critical part of selecting your next job – we understand that. So, come and meet some of the people in our team.