18 Jan 2022

Full-Time Kaitātari Tauanga Me Ngā Raraunga (Statistical and Data Analyst)

Statistics New Zealand – Posted by Stats NZChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

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Job Description

About Us | Mō mātou

At Tatauranga Aotearoa, Stats NZ, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives. As New Zealand’s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand’s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

The role | Mō te tūnga

You’ll be responsible for a range of tasks involved with understanding information and data quality needs, analysing and assessing the quality of the 2023 Census data, and then providing insight to the census data by preparing for delivery of various products and services.

Reporting to the Manager Census Needs and Analysis or Manager Census Products and Services, you’ll work closely with others in the teams on a range of different types of development work, including responsibility for specifications, requirements, process development, research, analysis, and user acceptance testing (UAT) of analysis and data preparation systems built by other teams. You will collaborate closely with other teams in the 2023 Census programme and elsewhere in Stats NZ in all of your work.

2 roles available:

· 1x Permanent

· 1x Fixed term – Feb 2022 – June 2024

Starting salary: $66,819 – $73,893 negotiable, dependent on successful applicant’s skills and experience.

About you | Mōu

This is an exciting role for a future-focussed and passionate analyst to join the team as we gear up for the March 2022 test and for the 2023 Census. To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Some demonstrated data analysis experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as you’ll need to work across a range of stakeholders from other analysts to our Ministers
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A self-starter with the capability and willingness to adapt to new tools and systems quickly
  • Passion for innovation, troubleshooting and process improvements
  • Experience with data analysis tools, such as R, SAS and Excel
  • Knowledge of or a commitment to learning about Te Ao Māori, to understand and contribute to meaningful work and outcomes for Māori and iwi

You’ll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes:

  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • An environment that’s safe, where you can be yourself
  • Opportunity to develop and grow your career
  • A culture of coaching, not performance evaluation
  • 3 departmental leave days (usually taken over Christmas office closure)
  • Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
  • Opportunity to join various social, network and support groups (toastmasters, multi-cultural, social group)

How to Apply

How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono Don't delay, apply today! Applications will be progressed as they are received with a closing date of Wednesday 2nd February and we plan to have this position started in February/March 2022. Any questions that haven’t been answered in this advert or the position description or if you have difficulty with your application please email jobs@stats.govt.nz. Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted. You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.

Job Categories: Data Analyst. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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