Data Adminstrator at Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Great opportunity for someone to progress in their career
- Rewarding work in a diverse and motivated team who have fun while working hard
- Permanent role, centrally located opposite Wellington train station'
Mō te tūnga | About the role
We are seeking an inquisitive, collaborative, and problem-solving professional for our System Intelligence team. The team is tasked with using a wide range of data, intelligence and modelling to keep HUD, other agencies and Ministers informed on what is happening in the housing and urban systems and where those trends are taking us.
Your job is to further our understanding by translating data and evidence into meaningful, actionable insights for policy and senior decision makers using a range of statistical modelling techniques.
Working in an, interesting and evolving environment you will be responsible for assisting in the development of key pieces of modelling work. Depending on your skills and experience you could be:
- Assisting demand model (microsimulation) R code documentation and maintenance.
- Helping develop and test new measures and indicators of land supply efficiency as part of a collaborative housing technical working group that includes Reserve Bank of New Zealand and Treasury.
- Running requests of existing modelling processes in R and producing model outputs.
- Working with policy teams to translate policy questions into scenarios or settings for model outputs.
Ō wheako, ō pukenga | About you
Your aptitude is more important than your background. We need an inquisitive, critical thinker with strong analytical skills. This role suits someone looking for a first opportunity after their educational pathway, with background is in a STEM subject and who is a strong analytical thinker. You'll be comfortable programming in R and have a keen eye for detail.
We are looking for:
- Good programming skills (R Statistical language required).
- Knowledge of modelling techniques.
- No fear of asking questions or saying 'I don't understand'
- Agility and flexibility to adapt to changing needs and priorities.
- Interest in developing your understanding of the Crown responsibilities under Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how those apply to our modelling work.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please click on the APPLY button to be directed to the application page, from here you can upload your CV and cover letter. Please note, while applications close Monday, 23 January 2022 we will be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.'
For further inquiries please contact - please note that we will not be responding to emails between 22 December 2022 and 09 January 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Housing and Urban Development|
|Position type:||Fixed Term Contract|
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