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Information Analyst / Author

Ministry of Health
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Do you have analytical and numerical skills and enjoy presenting data in interesting and useful ways? Can you help us bring statistics to life on the web? Do you want to work in a vibrant and close-knit team on valuable and personally satisfying work?


The Statistics & Reporting team is responsible for democatising health information by bringing key data statistics and insights to the people. The team produces four of the Ministry’s Tier 1 Statistics and a number of other data releases that are of high interest to the Ministry, and its stakeholders. 


We are looking for an Analyst / Author to support the team and assist in the production of publications, datasets and information releases from data held within the National Collections. We are a small but dedicated team, with a passion for analysis. In an environment where access to quality health information is of ever-increasing interest, its essential information is able to flow freely to the sector.

This role will see you being responsible for the analysis and presentation of quantitative information that will suit a wide variety of audiences. You will apply best practice to your work and ensure the quality of the outputs and reports that you produce.


To be successful you will need to have:

  • a graduate level qualification with a significant quantitative component
  • proven ability to research and analyse data and information to give accurate advice
  • highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships
  • Well-developed planning, organising and priority setting skills.


This is a full time role based in Wellington. All applications must be submitted online. Applications close 7 December 2016.

For further information about this position please contact Jolene Ingram on 04 816 2947 or email

The Ministry of Health’s recruitment practices are based on Equal Employment principles.