29 Oct 2021

Permanent Statistical and Data Technician

Stats NZ – Posted by Stats NZWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Stats NZ

Job Description

Mō mātou |About Us

As New Zealand’s national statistics office, Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ is uniquely positioned to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGO’s and New Zealanders make every day. Our structure, culture and systems are designed with collaboration and customers in mind – mobilised and working together to realise our ambition: About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa – data that improves lives today and for generations to come.

Mō te tūnga | The role

In the International Trade team, you will be working with a team of analysts and technicians to ensure our suite of statistical releases about New Zealand’s trade with the world, and accompanying editorial, is world-class in both design and appearance.

As a Statistical and Data Technician you will be a ‘transformer’, because your role is to transform our data to a more useable, value-added state so it can be used in our statistical production process.  The work includes data entry, data sourcing, classification, validation, coding, checking, shaping and confronting data. The aim of the game is to get the data one step closer to informing important decisions in Aotearoa, and your contribution ensures our data is ready to take the next step.

Starting salary: $47,461 – $55,838 depending on skills and experience.

Location: Ōtautahi Christchurch or Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington

Mōu | About you

We encourage you to apply for this role if you:

  • Have experience working with data/information, and the ability to apply technical checking skills
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and are confident in presenting your work in plain English
  • Are a self-starter with the capability and willingness to adapt to new tools and systems quickly
  • Have the ability to work well in a team environment and form effective relationships with a range of people
  • Have a passion for innovation, trouble-shooting and process improvements
  • Have knowledge/familiarity with or a commitment to learn/understand Te Ao Māori.

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:

  • A large, experienced, and supportive team invested in your success
  • A culture of coaching, not performance evaluation
  • A ‘flexible by default’ working environment, allowing you to balance life and work commitments
  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • An environment that’s safe, where you can be yourself
  • Opportunity to join various social, network and support groups (toastmasters, multi-cultural, social group)
  • Health and wellbeing support

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

If the above matches your skills and experience, don’t delay, apply via our career site now.

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.

We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes on Thursday 11th November 2021. but may be removed earlier. You may be asked to complete pre-interview screening.

Check out our careers site to find out more about Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, see our careers site for our process.

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.

How to Apply

Via our careers site

Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Permanent. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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