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Product Owner - Integrated Data

Stats NZ
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Wellington - Wellington
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Who we are

At Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  As New Zealand s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

The purpose of the role

Stats NZ s Integrated Data Infrasturcture is a critical tool in the government s efforts to reduce poverty, improve health, and provide a growing, inclusive economy. It enables researchers to gain evidence-based insights, and to measure the effectiveness of government initiatives and services. See this link to a video explaining what we do.  

We are redeveloping the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) production processes to enable continued growth and stability in our service. This is being done through our IDI2 project as part of a wider programme of improvements to our services.  

Initially focusing on the IDI2 project, the Product Owner role will:

  • Be the voice of internal and external IDI users
  • Work closely with branch Management to shape and own the IDI2 vision, strategy and roadmap.
  • Work closely with IDI2 Project Management team on day-to-day running of the project
  • Define priorities and business cases for building IDI2
  • Promote the project benefits and making the case for further investment
  • Work closely with other relevant Product Owners (e.g. Data Hub)

 Person specifications

To succeed in this role you will:

  • Have proven relevant experience in a Product Owner role working in a complex agile environment.
  • Have a high level of technical credibility in the modern data and technology space.
  • Have an understanding of data management, including privacy  and security mangement.
  • Have great communication and relationship management skills - able to balance stakeholder priorities and keep everyone in the loop. 

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 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.

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

Contact details

If this job sounds like you, for a copy of the Position Description please click on or copy and paste the following link:

For more information about these roles please contact Will Bell on (04) 931 4364, or email

For more about working for us see  

Applications close:  Sunday 19 May 2019

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