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Kaitatarai Maramatanga - Insights Analyst

Stats NZ
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Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Kaitātarai Māramatanga (Insights Analyst) 2 roles

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, rau rangatira mā , tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tātou.

Stats NZ are looking for two insights analysts with a deep understanding of te ao Māori, practical knowledge of tikanga Māori and competence in te reo Māori to contribute to unleashing the power of data for Māori communities.

We currently have vacancies in Te Oranga me ngā Whare Noho (Wellbeing and Housing) and Pūrongo Ā-Taiao (Environmental Reporting) teams. 

About the roles

We are seeking experienced analysts who can bring a te ao Māori perspective to the work of the Te Oranga me ngā Whare Noho (Wellbeing and Housing) and Pūrongo Ā-Taiao (Environmental Reporting) teams and their wider units, deliver in depth analysis, and tell engaging data stories about the wellbeing of New Zealand and New Zealanders.

A key part of this role is to work closely and regularly with the Te Tohu Rautaki Angitū Māori team / Strategic Māori advice team. You will engage meaningfully and be supported by this team to ensure that your work aligns well with the Māori strategy for Stats NZ.

Te Oranga me ngā Whare Noho

Te Oranga me ngā Whare Noho (Wellbeing and Housing) is responsible for the General Social Survey, Te Kupenga (the Māori Social Survey) and the Disability Survey. In addition, the team has subject matter expertise in housing, homelessness, disability, sex and gender, and wellbeing.

Pūrongo Ā-Taiao

Pūrongo Ā-Taiao (Environmental Reporting) works with the Ministry for the Environment to produce joint biannual reports on Aotearoa New Zealand s environment. Our work is collaborative, with a focus on providing environmental information for all New Zealanders.

About you

Our ideal candidates will:

  • Bring a depth of knowledge and experience in te ao Māori and a strong understanding of tikanga Māori
  • Have capability in te reo to engage with iwi and Māori
  • Have strong analytical skills, and a talent for telling meaningful stories with our data.
  • Be team players, and able to mentor and support others
  • Have excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Have confidence influencing others and challenging the status quo


What s in it for you?

This is your chance to draw out powerful stories, and provide meaningful context and insight through the lens of te ao Māori.

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.

We are open to a range of working arrangements including secondments, part-time or full-time, job share and flexible working options.

We re also offering remuneration between $75,721 and $102,447, 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 ecosystem, then come join our team!

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.

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:

If you would like to kōrero more about these roles we encourage you to contact us on:

Claire Bretherton - ph: +64 4 931 4815, email:  (Wellbeing and Housing)

Sonja Miller  - ph: +64 4 931 4275, email:, or Jason Mackiewicz ph: +64 4 931 4776, email: (Environmental Reporting).

For more about working for us see

Applications close: Tuesday 29 October 2019

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