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Statistical Processor - Wellington or Christchurch

Stats NZ
Job Category:
Data analytics
Multiple Locations
Multiple Locations
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Closing Date:
File Attachment:
Statistical Processor Final July 2017.pdf (PDF, 121KB)
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Job Description

We are looking for a Christchurch or Wellington based permanent full-time Statistical Processor.

The purpose of the role

International & Business Performance Statistics enable New Zealanders to make good decisions by providing data, stories, and insights into NZ businesses and how they trade with the rest of the world.  We are looking for a Statistical Processor who will work on transforming information received by Stats NZ into a data set that can then be used in statistical analysis.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Processing data/information in a timely manner
  • Meet quality standards
  • Provide data validation
  • Input into continuous improvement
  • Undertake system testing
  • Build connections and work collaboratively
  • Communicate effectively.

  You will be able to demonstrate that you have the ability to do the following:

  • Have good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proactive and self-managing: able to initiate and plan new work, and carry on job duties and meet timeframes without direct supervision.
  • Be willing and able to take responsibility for data quality.
  • Explore and learn without prompting.
  • Able to maintain motivation performing routine work.
  • Be straightforward, honest and trustworthy. 

What's in it for you?  

You'll be joining an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion or background can come do their best work. Our goal is to provide our staff with a working environment that provides them with the opportunity to:

  • have challenging, varied and interesting work
  • develop and grow their careers
  • balance life and work, and
  • work in an agile, dynamic and flexible manner. 

We work hard and play hard and operate as one team. Check your ego at the door. We don't allow them on the property.  We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature. Bottom line, we are in search of real people that don't believe in the status quo and seek to add value every day.

We're also offering a base salary for this role between $44,027 - $51,796, depending on the skills and experience you bring to the role.  

If you are a passionate and talented person relishes the idea of becoming part of NZ's data ecosystem, then come join our team! 

If this job sounds like you, for a copy of the Position Description please click apply and click the link at the end of the page. 

For more information about this role please contact Sarah Williams on 04 931 4214 or email For more about working for us see,

Applications close: Sunday  25th November 2018.

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