Data Analyst at Environmental Protection Authority, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Make history with us
At the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) our kaupapa is about making the right decisions to protect people and the environment. We are objective and independent in the work we do. The decisions we make are based on evidence, mātauranga, and science. As New Zealand’s environmental regulator, the work we do today helps shape the future.
We are looking for an experienced, skilled, and enthusiastic Data Analyst to join our Intelligence team, within our Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement (CME) Group.
You will be part of a small, multi-disciplinary team, where you will have the opportunity to play a key role in the implementation of data analytics within CME. You will work closely with intelligence and geospatial intelligence staff to work on issues across the range of New Zealand’s environmental legislation. Within the next 12-months, there will also be an opportunity to provide expert advice to a large IT project, intended to support future CME activity.
The nature of the work is broad including developing innovative ways to enhance the work of CME group. Any day could see you providing quality information, data analysis and advice on compliance risks and trends. You will be a key member of the team, leading the development and implementation of new and existing data analysis methodologies to support our high performing Intelligence team and the broader CME Group.
This is a unique opportunity to work with a team of collaborative professionals striving to protect New Zealand’s environment.
We are seeking self-motivated people who are keen to make a difference to the lives of New Zealanders.
We are looking for people who can bring some or all of the following skills or experience:
- A relevant tertiary qualification (or equivalent) including study encompassing research, statistics or computer science (required)
- Ideally a qualification in intelligence or previous relevant experience (desirable)
- Understanding of reporting requirements that include data analysis and variance explanations
- Knowledge of analysis methodologies and systems, (preferably in a regulatory environment)
- Skills in the use of analytical tools, including excel, IT tools such as VBA, SQL, DAX, R, SAS or Access
- Proven success working to timelines and juggling multiple tasks.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral and comfortable conveying complex information to a wide range of audiences
- Good relationship management skills, able to work with stakeholders to gather required information
What we can offer you
This is a permanent full-time position based in our central city offices, located in the heart of the city on Lambton Quay.
The role provides plenty of variety, interesting and challenging opportunities, working with colleagues focused on making a difference. You will be joining our close-knit and supportive team who are focused and dedicated to our work and whānau.
Some of the benefits of working with us include:
- Extra leave on top of the standard legislative requirements
- Supportive of flexible working arrangements
- Free flu vaccinations
- Subsidised eye tests
- Māori language lessons and regular workshops to develop staff understanding and appreciation of Te Ao Māori
- Annual Science Symposium and talks on a variety of topics from fascinating speakers
- A range of fun and inclusive clubs, such as Gardening Club, Photography Club and the EPA Social club to name a few.
- Annual Environment Day - a chance for staff to get out of the office for a day and take part in environment or community initiatives.
For a copy of the job description and for more information visit www.epa.govt.nz/careers
Applications close 26 January 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Environmental Protection Authority|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Science and Environment|
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