Analyst at NZ Ministry of Justice, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Analyst, Analytics and Insights, Courts and Tribunals
Sector Insights, Strategy, Governance and Finance (SGF) Group
National Office, Wellington
1 x permanent position
Do you want to work in a place where data drives decision making, where evidence is required and not an optional afterthought? Are you looking to develop your career and make a real difference? Make your next opportunity your best opportunity by joining the Ministry of Justice's Sector Insights group.
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for an entry level Analyst to join us in our Analytics and Insights (Courts and Tribunals) team. Take your next step with us and:
- Help us create and communicate data insights that drive decision making
- Bring your curiosity and strong customer focus
- Develop your analytical skills in a highly engaged team with a great culture
This is a fantastic opportunity for a new graduate or early career data analyst to join a well-established team that works in partnership across the Ministry of Justice.
Sector Insights is a multi-disciplinary group that brings together the best of strategy, policy, data analysis and research and evaluation capabilities to inform decision making by justice agency leaders. We support justice agencies to work together to deliver ambitious results for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
Our work in sector insights is challenging and complex. Our goals are ambitious. Working collaboratively with multiple agencies we make a real difference to the New Zealand Justice system. Our teams are sharp-minded, curious and influential. We have inspirational leaders who support, challenge and actively promote career development. Work life balance is a priority for us and everyone is encouraged to support their wellbeing. We offer a dynamic and social environment, a place you can be yourself.
Now is an exciting time for you to become part of the Ministry of Justice as the insights and advice we provide are highly sought after, our work is characterised by innovation, quality and impact, and we inform the direction of Justice agencies.
Mō te tīma/About our Team
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
The Analytics and Insights (Courts and Tribunals) team is one of three teams within Sector Insights. The insights and advice we provide are highly sought after and our work is characterised by innovation, quality and impact.
The Analytics and Insights teams turn data into insight to support the delivery of better services and outcomes to people engaging with the Justice system. We achieve this by helping our partners answer three critical questions: What's happening? Why is it happening? and what would happen if?
This allows the Ministry's operational leaders to focus their front-line improvement efforts on the areas that will make the biggest difference to New Zealanders.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will need:
- Passion and curiosity - with a strong desire to explore new opportunities for using data insights
- A positive can-do attitude and willingness to learn
- Flexibility to respond to ambiguity, multiple deadlines and changing priorities
- Strong interpersonal skills to build and manage relationships with diverse stakeholders
- A delivery focus, with persistence to work towards long term goals
- Good communication skills and the ability to translate your findings into a compelling narrative
- A tertiary degree in a relevant field
- Experience using analytical software (such as SAS or Excel)
In exchange we will provide you with:
- A place you can be yourself
- A team with a strong supportive culture
- Opportunities to learn and develop
- Competitive salary package
Tono mai/How to Apply
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its employees.
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.
Applications close Monday 31 January and must be made through the Ministry of Justice's careers centre (www.justice.govt.nz/careerscentre). Once there please complete:
- the online application, this includes submitting your CV
- a cover letter in which you need to describe the skills and experiences you bring
Salary Range: The appointing salary for this role will be between $54,689 to $71,417 based on skills and experience.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means your safety and wellbeing is a top priority. We already have existing protocols in place to provide a safe workplace. We're now strengthening those protocols with a COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring that all roles across Te Tāhū o te Ture are carried out by people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All candidates are required to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status as part of the application process.
For any queries, please email Megan.Cooper@justice.govt.nz
You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this role.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Justice|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
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