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Senior Analyst

NZ Ministry of Education
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Data analytics
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Senior Analysts 

Analytics and Insights

(1 permanent, 1 fixed term positions available)


Keen to use your skills in data analytics, research and or evaluation to make a positive difference for learners' educational success and social well-being?

You could apply your excellent engagement skills to work with a wide variety of stakeholders, provide actionable insights that help shape education policy and deliver equitable and excellent outcomes for New Zealand students.

If this is your vision, a great career awaits you.

Ideally, you have:

  • A strong background and experience in data analytics and/or, research and evaluation design and execution.
  • A demonstrated ability to think conceptually and translate new and emerging ideas into evidence-based analysis.
  • An affinity for working collaboratively with internal customers and other stakeholders to determine needs, obtain information, develop approaches and communicate results.
  • Good project management skills.
  • An eye for detail, taking pride in the accuracy of your work and offering robust and constructive peer review to colleagues.
  • A good understanding of databases and data models and SQL, Python, R, SAS, Tableau, NVivo, or other analytical and data collection tools is also a plus.

These positions are based in Wellington. The Ministry is an equal opportunities employer.

If you'd like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.

A copy of the job description can be found on our careers site. 

Please apply online or if you would like further information, please email Simon Williamson at


Applications close on 21 August 2018.

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