Kaitātari Matua | Principal Analyst (fixed term until June 2024) at Statistics NZ, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mōu | For you
Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ are dedicated to diversity, equity, inclusion, health and wellbeing. We welcome every gender, ethnicity, ability, religion, age and background and encourage people to be their authentic selves.
- Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
- Develop and grow your career (coaching, training, study support, secondments)
- Contribute to meaningful work that makes a difference to all people in Aotearoa
- 3 extra annual leave days (taken during Christmas office closure), see careers site for other benefits and networks
- City based offices that cater to a variety of working styles and needs
Te tūnga | The role
Ngā Māramatanga Tatauranga (Census Insights) are seeking a Principal Analyst (fixed term until June 2024) to join us, reporting to the Senior Manager, Census Insights. Census Insights is about putting quality 2023 Census data in the hands of people in Aotearoa New Zealand, including iwi, hapū, and whānau, so they can tell stories about their people and place. Census Insights is also about understanding how customers and stakeholders use census data to inform decision-making, policy development, and service delivery, which will help shape lives today and for generations to come.
The products and services created by Census Insights are used widely by Māori and iwi, central and local government, private organisations and businesses, researchers, communities, and the public. Census Insights sits within the Social and Population Insights branch and the Principal Analyst will work with others across the branch and beyond, within and outside Stats NZ, to ensure that our wider work programmes and future ambitions are cohesive and strategically aligned.
In the role, you'll spend some of your time developing the statistical and analytical capability of our analysts, working with your peers in other units, and contributing to the Social and Population Insights' branch to continue to develop and deliver awesome social and population statistics and insights for Aotearoa. You'll work on a wide-range of work, providing high level technical advice and oversight across key current-day activities including data quality analysis, conceptual and statistical production and delivery of products and services for customers.
We see you bringing strong technical and subject matter knowledge including breadth and depth across social and population statistics, along with the ability to build relationships, influence, and bring others along with you in your work. You'll also be part of your unit's leadership team, working closely with your peers and your senior manager to shape the work programme and culture of the unit. As a leadership team, we work hard in a fun and supportive environment, plus we have a lot of cool data and statistics across our business unit.
Nōu te rourou | What you bring
We encourage and consider transferable skills and experience gained from outside of work e.g., cultural, community work, sports, volunteering, or a comparable role in a different sector or industry.
We want to see the following in your cover letter and CV - any information relating to:
- your knowledge and experience, or desire to learn and build knowledge and experience of Te Tiriti, Tikanga, Te Reo and Te Ao Māori, and engagement with Māori.
- how you've demonstrated or encouraged diversity and inclusion in and/or outside of work.
- examples of when you've behaved in ways that are consistent with our 'Way We Work' principles, which can be found here: https://jobs.stats.govt.nz/way-we-work
- how you coach, mentor and develop technical staff to build their analytical and statistical capability, in a one-on-one context as well as at scale across a team or unit.
- your strong analytical capability and knowledge of / experience working with social survey or ideally census data
- your ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships,
- how you deal with ambiguity and change,
- examples of your strong judgement and decision-making abilities.
- how you connect wide-ranging ideas, work and people to ensure a cohesive work programme, and
- your ability to balance a future focus with enough pragmatism to deliver successfully.
Ko mātou | About Us
Tatauranga Aotearoa - Stats NZ is a Central Government employer of around 1400 people across Aotearoa. We provide data and statistical outputs to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGOs and New Zealanders make every day. Our work is About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa - data that improves lives today and for generations to come.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
We encourage you to be you in your application! We are truly committed to diversity, inclusion and lifting our cultural capability. You don't need to be knowledgeable in these areas, but you do need to be on board with learning. And please let us know in your application if we need to make any specific accommodations during our process.
Note: We will be screening applications as we receive them to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes (depending on application numbers this date may change). You may be asked to complete a pre-interview screen via phone or video.
Check out our careers site to find out more about working at Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ.
Reach out to us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand. Background and various pre-employment checks are part of our recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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