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Data Scientist

Accident Compensation Corporation
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Wellington - Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Do you have extensive data science skills?
  • Would you like to use these skills to a wide range of business problems?
  • Data Scientist Wellington closes 22 April 2018

Our vision is to create a unique partnership with every New Zealander, improving their quality of life by minimising the incidence and impact of injury.

To achieve this, we are focused on ensuring our clients receive the right care, at the right time, in the right way. More broadly, we want to improve the experience of those who interact with us, including injured people, levy payers and healthcare providers. Our organization-wide strategy is to deliver change that puts our customers at the heart of what we do. It's about improving our customers' outcomes and experience.

We are looking for a data scientist or analyst with advanced skills who is passionate about data to help us make the customer experience second to none.

This is a senior role where you ll be expected to work with vast amounts of structured and unstructured data from a range of sources. You will have proven skills in data mining techniques, undertaking statistical analysis, machine learning and building high quality data models to assist in critical decision making.

Above all else you will:
  • Have a proven ability in developing pragmatic solutions to a wide range of business problems and opportunities.
  • Have an extensive and demonstrable data science and analytical skillset including complex statistical techniques and data engineering.
  • An in-depth understanding and experience using data and data science languages such as SAS E-Miner, SAS EG, Python and/or R.
  • Have a talent for articulating and communicating the right data story given the business context and tailored for the target audience.
  • Have an enduring professional curiosity for approaching problems from a range of perspectives and using your keen business acumen to generate actionable insight.
  • Be a committed team player, working, contributing and learning within our collaborative environment. As a senior member of the team you ll also play a significant role in mentoring and helping others.

This is a rare opportunity to join an organisation that is pushing the customer experience boundaries. Be a part of it!

To view a position description, please click HERE. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted via our careers site. Any applications sent directly will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please email Nancy Ford at
Applications for this role will not be accepted after 22nd April 2018. 

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