21 Oct 2021

Permanent Statistical & Data Analyst

Stats NZ – Posted by Stats NZAnywhere

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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 roles

Te tīma oranga me ngā whare noho (the wellbeing and housing team) is seeking up to 2 Statistical and Data Analysts with an interest in wellbeing data, strong technical skills, and a can-do attitude to join a passionate, supportive, and high-performing team.

The roles will contribute to all stages of the General Social Survey from content design, to data collection, all the way through to release and beyond. Working with other team members, you will support key work on data manipulation, quality assurance, analysis and insights to produce high quality releases that meet the needs of stakeholders. You will also contribute to the wider work of the team, which includes responsibility for Te Kupenga (the Māori Social Survey) and subject matter expertise in housing, homelessness, and wellbeing.

Starting salary: $66,819 – $78,610 depending on skills and experience.

Location: Flexible, Wellington or Christchurch preferred.

Mōu | About you

If you are an analyst with a keen interest in the wellbeing of New Zealanders, good technical ability and a willingness to ‘get stuck in’ with the rest of the team, these roles might be for you.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have strong technical skills, ideally with experience using R and/or SAS
  • Have a background and/or interest in wellbeing and the ability to pick up a broad range of diverse subject matter quickly and easily
  • Be a team player, but also able to work well independently
  • Have a demonstrated ability to manipulate, analyse and tell meaningful stories with data
  • Have excellent spoken and written communication skills and good attention to detail
  • Have familiarity with, or a commitment to learn and 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:

  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • Opportunity to develop and grow your career
  • Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
  • An environment that’s safe, where you can be yourself
  • Opportunity to join various social, network and support groups (toastmasters, multi-cultural, social group)

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 3 November 2021.

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.

Consequential vacancies may become available as a result of this recruitment

How to Apply

Apply via our career site https://jobs.stats.govt.nz/search

Job Categories: Analyst. Job Types: Permanent. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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