Business Performance Analyst

Business Performance Analyst

Listed: Jan 12, 2022
Permanent – full-time
Closing: Jan 27, 2022
Otago / Central Otago
Human resources & recruitment

Are you inquisitive, have a strong attention to detail and like to challenge the norm?

Pioneer Energy is looking for a Business Performance Analyst to be based at our Head Office in Alexandra. This is your opportunity to join our Commercial Team working collaboratively across our organisation on new challenges and opportunities.

The Job
This role will provide commercial and analytical support to Pioneer Energy and its subsidiaries who we provide management services to. You will develop business cases for both new investments and existing asset improvements, along with post implementation reviews, improve operational KPI reporting and prepare annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.

We are looking for a candidate who is ready to step up and succeed.

Most importantly, you must be a strong communicator who is not
afraid to challenge themselves or the business. You will also bring the following essential skills, attributes and experience to the job.

  • Business Degree.

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to spot trends, anomalies and errors in data sets and reports.

  • Advanced financial modelling and data analysis skills.

  • Highly competent in working with large data sets to pull
    together robust and insightful recommendations to drive business performance.

  • Experience with business intelligence tools (Power BI) is highly valued.

  • A business partner who can engage with a range of stakeholders and build positive relationships across the business.

  • Advanced skills in Excel and other Microsoft products.

In return we offer benchmarked, competitive pay rates, provide
learning and development opportunities and have a comprehensive employee wellness and benefit programme which includes flu vaccinations, wellness grants, employee assistance programmes, flexible working, health, life and trauma insurance and community volunteering, and more.

About Pioneer Energy
Pioneer Energy operates and maintains over $400m of renewable energy assets – comprising of hydro schemes, wind farms, thermal energy schemes and our wood fuel business. We have people, plant and assets from Auckland to Bluff, with our head office in Alexandra, Central Otago. We are owned by The Central Lakes Trust who have a long successful history in the energy industry and have distributed more than $100m in grants to a wide range of community projects and services throughout the Central Lakes region.

While our experience has been 93 years in the making, it’s the fresh talent we’re cultivating and the innovative thinking we’re developing, that matters. We are proud of our culture to support, train and develop our people.

How to Apply
If this sounds like the perfect job for you, we want to hear from you!

To be considered for the role you must:

  • Pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

  • Be eligible to work in New Zealand.

  • Be willing to locate to Alexandra (Central Otago) or surrounds.

  • Be fully vaccinated against Covid19 prior to employment start

To apply and/or view the job description please go to or copy and paste the link into your browser.

Applications close on Thursday 27th January 2022.

If you have any questions about the role, please email

You can find out more about our company, people and projects by visiting

All candidates interested in this role must apply directly online
through the portal provided, otherwise your application is unable to be considered.