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Analyst Information Development

Employer:
Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Data analytics
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
10-Aug-2018
Closing Date:
24-Aug-2018
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Job Description

Analyst Information Development

  • Are you an experienced SAS Analyst?
  • Can you turn data into actionable insights?
  • Join a team that manages data and has a real and positive impact on the lives of New Zealanders

 

Our Data Management and Information Delivery (DMAID) team in the Insights and Investments Group is doing some exciting work and we are looking for an experienced Analyst to help us deliver on our work programme.

 

About the Ministry of Social Development (MSD)

Our Ministry is all about helping to build successful individuals, and in turn building strong, healthy families and communities. Our vision is to help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and independent. We're always looking out for talented, energetic, creative and dedicated people who want to make a difference.

 

About our team

At Insights MSD (iMSD) we help the Ministry to make better decisions using our expertise for research, evaluation, reporting and data analytics. Our focus is on supporting the integration of insights into action, and contributing to innovation and continuous improvement.

 

The DMAID team is a critical part of iMSD and is the primary interface with IT.  We design and develop data structures, dashboards, self-service tools and automated reports.  We are responsible for data stewardship ensuring safe and leading practice around data linking, privacy, ethics and access.

 

We are a busy team who work together to ensure that the information the Ministry collects is made available to others in a form that is accurate, timely, useful and appropriately structured.

 

About you

We are looking for an analyst experienced in data development using SAS software within a large data warehouse. Experience with extracting, validating, formatting and analysing information will be essential.

You will be able to talk to both technical and non-technical people about numbers, data and context.  You will also have the knowledge and capability to contribute to projects and pieces of work representing the DMAID team.

 

If you are an experienced SAS Analyst, and want to work in an environment where commitment, innovation, professionalism and job satisfaction counts then iMSD is the team for you! 

 

How to apply

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience and capability relates to the competencies listed in the position description.

 

Current MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as an internal candidate.

 

All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any further questions about the role please contact us via email at jobs@msd.govt.nz

 

Applications close: 26 August 2018

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