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Advisor or Senior Research Advisor

Accident Compensation Corporation
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Do you have experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research?
  • Would you like to lead a programme of work?
  • Two Researcher Advisor roles (one Advisor or Senior, the other a Senior)
  • Applications close 25 April 2018

At ACC, our work makes a difference for all New Zealanders. We positively impact New Zealanders' quality of life by reducing the impact and incidence of injury. Our teams work across ACC and externally to ensure that the ACC scheme is effective in achieving this goal both today and into the future.

About the roles:

We are looking for Advisors and Senior Advisors to join our Research teams in the Customer Group. In particular, we have the following roles available:

  • Senior Research Advisor Customer Insight and Experience. A key focus is on managing the delivery of parts of the ACC strategic survey programme (view position description HERE)
  • Advisor/Senior Advisor Research & Evaluation. A key focus of the Senior Advisor is overseeing the Injury Prevention research portfolio. (view position description HERE)

The goal of the Customer Group is to improve the experience New Zealanders have when dealing with us. It s about putting our customers at the heart of everything we do, being more responsive, transparent, easy to work with and fit for purpose in the coming decades. The Customer Group is also responsible for Injury Prevention strategy and design, using the combined disciplinary power of customer insights & experience, analytics, strategy, policy and research to drive and influence our organisational direction. We are committed to building a one-team approach and providing opportunities for our people to work on cross-disciplinary projects.

As a Senior Advisor, you will be responsible for shaping and leading a programme of work within your team. A Senior Advisor role will provide you with the opportunity to play a thought leadership role in the team, across ACC and externally, as well as the opportunity to coach and lead the work of others.

As an Advisor, you will work across the team to develop a breadth of experience on the issues that matter for ACC, supporting strategy, policy and service delivery initiatives.

What we're looking for:

We are looking for experienced, motivated professionals with a background in delivering research projects, using quantitative and/or qualitative methodologies for the benefit of customers. You must be passionate about interpreting and disseminating research findings and turning insight into action. If you have excellent relationship management skills, an innovative approach, and enjoying working across an organisation to deliver results we want to hear from you.

Experience in injury prevention, monitoring and evaluation frameworks and/or survey design and methodology, is desirable.

Why us:

We think the ability to make a real difference to New Zealanders' lives is a great reason to come to work each day!  As well as this, we will provide you with a fast-paced and varied work environment and an opportunity to work at all levels of our organisation.  You will contribute to building a strong, trusted, impactful research function that drives ACC forward.  These roles provide you with an opportunity to deliver results and you will be recognised and rewarded for your achievement.


How to apply:


To submit an application online with an updated CV and cover letter, click Apply Now so that you can start your application.  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be uploaded directly to us via our applicant tracking system on our careers site.  Any applications emailed directly will not be considered. 


Any queries, feel free to contact Nancy Ford 


Applications close 25th April 2018


All applicants must be currently located in NZ with a valid right to work.


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