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Lead Data Analyst - Wellington

NZ Ministry of Education
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Job Description


  • Permanent - Fulltime
  • Data, information management systems and technology

About us

Education Infrastructure Service (EIS) as a part of the Ministry manages one of the largest property portfolios in New Zealand, composed of over 2,100 primary and secondary State schools and over 8,000 hectares of land with a carrying value of $17.2 billion.  EIS is also responsible for managing school payroll, school transport and for the delivery of information communication technology in schools.  EIS undertakes around 3,000 projects per annum; a combination of Ministry and School led projects costing at least $800m per annum.

The EIS Business Systems team works with other Ministry stakeholders to ensure the effective, pragmatic, smart reuse and management of data, information management systems and technology across EIS.  This activity supports efficiencies in BAU and new business activity as well as ensuring business information and systems are performing optimally delivering expected outcomes and are fit for purpose.

About the role

This role is responsible for leading the work required to provide quantitative and qualitative analysis to assist with policy development processes, financial analysis and strategic planning and the gathering of relevant business information in order for respective management teams to make informed decisions.

Your key priorities will include:

  • Leading the Data warehouse design and architecture of the EIS Data warehouse environment
  • Supporting the EIS Information Design, Modelling, Analysis, Presentation and Reporting Capability
  • Resource Monitoring, Evaluation and Quality Assurance
  • Implementation of Information policy across the EIS Data Warehouse environment

Please note that there is further information in the attached Position Description.

About you

You will be a successful Senior Data Analyst who has a strong passion & understanding of data and information design, modelling, acquisition to central data stores and presentation of data.  Ideally you will have experience working at a senior level in a role requiring analysis of complex issues and the proven ability to deliver.

You will also have some Data warehouse design and implementation experience and have an understanding of the core principles of good Data warehouse design.

You will also offer the ability to:

  • communicate at both a general business level and technical level
  • Extensive and sound understanding of analytical methodologies and ability to effectively apply these to understand practical issues.
  • Working collaboratively in a highly motivated team environment.

Please review the Position Description attached and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button. 

For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips at

Applications close midnight - Tuesday 24 October 2017.

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