Principal Analyst at NZ Ministry of Education, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent full-time role
- Grow your career within a team of capable, friendly colleagues
- Provide thought leadership and mentoring
- See your work inform policy and practice
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
Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around 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 our ākonga in our education system.
Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown. We are committed to having Te Tiriti o Waitangi at the forefront of our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.
Mō tēnei tūranga | About this role
We are currently looking for a talented and customer-centric Principal Analyst to join our collaborative team. You will report to the Manager Evidence Synthesis and Reporting.
The Evidence Synthesis and Reporting team work cooperatively to achieve our work programme. As well as representing a wide range of backgrounds, the team has a lot of expertise and experience to support, encourage and train someone new to team and the Ministry. We offer a flexible work environment and would consider candidates who wish to work part-time.
You will work within and across teams to provide high-quality statistical analysis and interpretation that informs policy and programme decisions that ultimately improve learner wellbeing and outcomes. The Principal Analyst works closely with the Manager Evidence Synthesis and Reporting to lead analysis, synthesis and reporting of data for the schooling and early learning sectors for the Ministry of Education, Ministers, and the public. We also provide monitoring and reporting for Ministry strategies, action plans and system performance.
This role is also responsible for providing technical coaching and mentoring, as well as designating, monitoring, and reviewing work completed by others in the team.
For more information on this position, please read through the attached Job Description.
Salary range: $110,000- $135,573 per annum + 3% kiwi saver. The successful candidate will be appointed at a salary which reflects individual skills and experience.
We also offer:
- Flexible working arrangements where everyone feels valued & supported
- The ability to purchase extra days leave
- A range of employee network groups
- An inclusive environment that encourages your personal cultural competency journey
- Development and learning, including mentorship programmes and internal secondments
- Wellness initiatives to support your overall health and wellbeing
Mōhou ake | About you
To be successful in this role you will have good relationship building and data analytical skills, as well as being able to write about data for a general audience. Along with the ability to work independently, you will need to build effective collaborative relationships both within the team and with subject matter areas across the Ministry.
You will also offer:
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Thought leadership, vision and drive for results.
- An ability to navigate complex situations effectively and efficiently.
- Knowledge and experience applying quantitative statistical methods, frameworks, tools and techniques to deliver insights.
- Experience in collaborating with and influencing senior internal and external stakeholders.
- An ability to manage multiple deadlines and work products.
- A strong track record in leading, coaching and mentoring.
- The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Tangata Whenuatanga.
Mātau rōpū ake | About our ministry, group, and team
At Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whanau. To better deliver on this, we are currently undergoing an organisational design change. The transition phase to improve the way we deliver our purpose will be complete in 2023.
For additional information on the changes we are embarking on, please visit here.
Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? | Are you ready to make a difference?
We are committed to reflecting the diverse communities we serve, and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.
If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and CV by using the ‘apply' button below. In your cover letter we'd like to know about you, your values, your whakapapa or anything you'd like to share about your cultural identity. We're keen to know your motivations, strengths, transferable skills, and the diverse perspectives you will bring to the role.
You are also welcome to reach out to Debra Taylor, Manager of Evidence, Synthesis & Reporting for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close Midnight Sunday 4th December 2022.
We want our people to feel valued for their unique qualities and have a sense of belonging. If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process, please email Te Pae Aronui Recruitment TePaeAronui.email@example.com or phone Kay Ellis on 04 816 4278.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Education|
|Position type:||Permanent full-time|
|Attachment:||JD - Principal Analyst - Evidence Synthesis Reporting.pdf (PDF, 940KB)
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