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Safety Analytics Advisor

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Data analytics
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do
As the Safety Analytics Advisor you will collate, analyse, and report safety data and information that provides assurance and advice to the NZDF, a large, complex organisation. 
You will be responsible for:

  • Analysing safety data to support organisational decisions;
  • Maintaining the integrity and privacy of safety related data and information;
  • Supporting the production and development of reports, including complex graphs;
  • Developing and maintaining key business relationships;
  • Translating and presenting data to a range of audiences.

What we need
To be successful in this role, you don't need to be a safety expert but you will have a genuine interest in statistics and analytics. Ideally you will have had previous exposure to data management and will demonstrate;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to present complex information in a succinct way;
  • A strong customer service ethos;
  • Computer literacy and competency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite;
  • An inquisitive and analytical mind-set.

Who we are

The New Zealand Defence Force is committed to the safety of its people. To ensure members of the Defence Force are safe at work, a Safety Management System (SMS) has been established to provide a systematic, integrated and co-ordinated approach to risk management. The SMS contributes to the Defence Force's safety culture by supporting all of its members with the safety training, communication and engagement opportunities necessary for them to manage their own safety and the safety of others.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa/New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 
Why Us
By joining our team you are making a great career decision.  A recent staff satisfaction survey highlighted why:

  • Be part of an effective team with freedom and flexibility to do my job;
  • Able to maintain a balance between my personal and working life;
  • Inspired to go the extra mile to help the NZDF succeed.

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join the NZDF! 
How to Apply
To view the Position Description and to apply online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Kelvin Read on 027 326 4750.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Sunday 25 August 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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