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Data Broker

Stats NZ
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Information / Records Management
Wellington - Wellington
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Data Broker, Environmental Reporting

Exciting opportunity to support our environmental data system

Demonstrate your relationship management, data sourcing and contract management skills.

  • Green Fields Opportunity 
  • Leading data sourcing and procurement
  • Connecting across government agencies

Who we are 

Stats NZ, Tatauranga Aotearoa, is New Zealand s only government agency that lives, breathes and dreams data. We re the home of the Government Statistician and the Chief Data Steward and we think data has the power to change lives.  We re doing this by taking the lead on the tools, policy and evolving digital world of data and statistics. 


The purpose of the role

In this newly established role you will: 

  • Coordinate joint data procurement between MFE and Stats NZ for Environmental Reporting
  • Design and implement procurement and data supply processes
  • Establish new data supply relationships to support development of Environmental Economic Accounts 
  • Explore opportunities to supplement and enhance our Agriculture Production Statistics
  • Develop a roadmap for our environmental data needs

Person specifications

To be successful in this role you will need: 

  • 3-5 years experience in data sourcing or contract management
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience turning technical data requirements into contracts 
  • The ability to adapt and deal with ambiguity
  • Strategic thinking skills 

What s in it for you?  

This is your chance to make a mark in the way we source environmental data for our Environmental Reporting (ER), Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA) and Agriculture teams. You ll be working across agencies (Stats and MFE), and with private and public sector data suppliers.

You ll be joining an inclusive workplace 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 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 remuneration for this role between $84,249 - $113,984 per annum, depending on the skills and experience you bring to the role.   

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


Contact details

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For more information about this role please contact Jason Mackiewicz on 04 9314776 or email

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Applications close: Sunday 31 March 2019

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