Assistant Data Analyst at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent full-time role
- Passionate data person wanting to work at the heart of major collections
Help shape the future of Education
He mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huanga
We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes
At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally, and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.
We help shape the policies, settings, and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling, and tertiary. We do this by building relationships and understanding the needs of those who receive our services.
We are making significant changes to how we deliver our mahi by
- Taking practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- Giving priority to regional and local voice.
- Delivering greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support.
- Improving feedback loops and information flows.
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people across Aotearoa from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person, and adult student in our education system.
About our group and team
In Te Pae Aronui (Operations and Integration) we use information insights and service design functions to help the three Te Mahau frontline groups design and deliver services for our sector.
The Data team within Te Pae Aronui is responsible for the Ministry's data strategy and related data business processes such as the collection, processing, and quality assurance of priority Ministry data. The team proactively manages strategic relationships with data providers, important stakeholders within the data infrastructure landscape and data customers.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
The Assistant Data Analyst is primarily responsible for addressing data needs by acquiring data and information from a variety of sources, validating that data for accuracy, and remedying any inaccuracies. The Assistant Data Analyst must problem-solve data integrity issues, communicate well with stakeholders and deliver high quality data to deadlines.
Please note there is further information in the attached Job Description.
Mōhou ake | About you
The role would suit someone early in their career with a background in data collection and analysis. As Assistant Data Analyst you will be an effective communicator, a conscientious team member who focuses on accuracy and seeing tasks through to completion, as well as an ability to manage your own work to meet often tight deadlines. We are looking for someone who will enjoy contributing to the goals and functions of the team, and in doing do, collaborate effectively with both colleagues and external stakeholders.
To be successful in the role, you will always follow through on assigned tasks, ask questions when you are unsure and be able to consider the greater picture of what your work contributes to.
You will also offer:
- Experience in an administrative or data management focused role
- Excellent customer focus including good phone manners
- An ability to write clear and concise communications
- Be able to Identify gaps or quality issues with data and follow through on having them resolved.
- Be competent in the use Microsoft Office
- Will have the ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
You'll be joining a high-performing team where accuracy and completeness of work are paramount, as is enjoying the process of working together. If you are hard- working and enthusiastic about using data to help the Ministry of Education achieve its goals, you may be the person we are looking for.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities. As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.
We provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued, and supported. So, if working from home and/or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen. We'd love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your Cover Letter.
In your cover letter we'd like to know:
- about you, your values, your whakapapa
- your interest and motivations for this role
- the abilities, strengths, personal attributes, and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
The Ministry invites applications from fully vaccinated people or people with a valid medical exemption (under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021). We will require evidence of your vaccination status, or your medical exemption, at the pre-employment stage of our recruitment process.
For further information, please contact Paul Monahan at Paul.Monahan@education.govt.nz
Applications close Midnight Sunday 29 May 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Category:||Information / Records Management|
|Attachment:||Job Description - Assistant Data Analyst.pdf (PDF, 240KB)
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