21 Oct 2021

Full-Time Principal Data Analyst

Ministry for Culture & Heritage – Posted by HainesAttractWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Job Description

Vacancy 2021/86

Principal Data Analyst
Organisational Performance Group
Full-time, fixed-term*
Salary range $105,141 – $124,166

He ngākau titikaha, he hononga tangata
Promoting a confident and connected culture

We are seeking a Principal Data Analyst to join Manatū Taonga – Ministry of Culture and Heritage in our reporting portfolio team. This role will be supporting the management of the data and information lifecycle and enable the delivery of reporting, benefit management, intelligence and analytical services to key internal and external stakeholders.

This is a fixed-term opportunity to March 2024 and is based in our historical building on Lambton Quay in the heart of the CBD.

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

This role enables Manatū Taonga to use data and information for the day-to-day management of activities and for evidence based decision making. You will play a key role in meeting data and information needs across Manatū Taonga. The role sits within the Te Iho Organisational Performance Business Group and liaises closely with internal stakeholders to understand their business needs.

Kōrero mōu – About you

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Several years of practical experience building, supporting, and maintaining data management and business intelligence products
  • Experience leading data activities and projects end-to-end
  • Knowledge of Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes
  • SQL experience preferably using Python or R
  • Experience undertaking complex data queries from multiple data sets
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • Working knowledge of the New Zealand Information Security Manual, the Protective Security Requirements, the Government Open Data, the Privacy Principles and records management best practices is desirable

Ko wai mātou – About us

Manatū Taonga has a broad mandate and wide reach across a complex system. With around 160 staff, we operate a lean and flat structure, with the added advantage of knowing everyone by name. We embrace diversity and inclusiveness, are passionate about our mahi, and welcome experiences from different sectors to strengthen and support the pou of our whare.

We work in a sector that contributes $11 billion to New Zealand’s GDP over 90,000 jobs, ranging from screen production to symphonies, broadcasting to ballet, kapa haka to heritage, and more. Our mahi helps the government promote our unique cultural identity and Aotearoatanga – from policy to programme delivery. With our partners – Māori, public sector agencies and our funded agencies – we connect local communities to cultural experiences to enrich our mātauranga. Our sector funds and tells stories reflecting who New Zealanders are today, helping us to navigate our future – building an inclusive and cohesive nation we want our tamariki to grow up in and call home.

Want to know more about us go to https://mch.govt.nz/about-ministry/jobs-and-careers

How to Apply

Me pēhea te tono - How to apply For the position description and to apply, click on the "apply now" button. Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description. We are looking for the successful applicant to start as soon as possible and you need to be living in New Zealand at the time of applying. For enquiries about this position contact Tom Gudopp on tom.gudopp@mch.govt.nz Applications close 5pm on Sunday, 31 October 2021. *Te Mahi Hangore - Working flexibly Manatū Taonga embraces flexible working. We're open minded about how you can be your best both inside and outside work so please tell us what working arrangements suit you. Āheinga - Eligibility If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you must hold current eligibility to work in New Zealand and for Manatū Taonga in order to work for Manatū Taonga. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information

Job Categories: Government and Defence. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above.

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