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Team Coordinator, Census Partnerships and Engagement

Stats NZ
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Auckland - Auckland Central
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity for you to support a team responsible for the national planning and implementation for the Census relationships we have with our communities, customers and partners.

  • Auckland based but prepared to consider other locations
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Become part of the team compiling the future fabric of our nation

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

We want to be sure the ongoing evolution of Census in New Zealand actively engages with and meets the needs and interests of our communities, cutomers, stakeholders, and partners.

As Team Coordinator, Census Partnerships and Engagement, you will be the heart of the partnerships and engagement team, our go-to problem solver and system builder. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Census Partnerships and Engagement, your commitment and experience in getting stuff done in a complex environment will stand you in good stead as you work to bring together a growing team spread across the country.


As a core member of the Census Partnerships and Engagement team, you will be working in a flexible and agile manner to support us to deliver engagement activites that reach from Te Hapua to Bluff (not forgetting our outlying islands). You will provide event logistics, administrative and coordination support, and monitoring and reporting services to the team.

Person specifications

This position will suit an experienced team coordinator; you will be someone who can:

  • Coordinate events, meetings, training sessions, and forums
  • Travel nationally when required
  • Understand Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Communicate effectively across all sectors of our community with good cultural competence
  • Make sure the right people have the right things in the right place at the right time
  • Plan stuff taking into consideration possible risks and actively working to address them
  • Create systems and order where there isn t any you will love a good process map, a well written report and an organised calendar and you help others where this isn t their strength
  • Be our go-to person who supports us solve problems in real time
  • Work flexibly you won t need a desk to get the job done
  • Understand the big picture and how things link together but be fantastic at the details
  • Use Microsoft like a whizz and is familiar with Teams

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 relishes the idea of becoming part of NZ s data ecosystem, then come join our team!

Contact details

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

For more information about this role please contact Amanda Bradley on email

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Applications close:  Tuesday 28th January 2020

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