6 May 2022

Full-Time Kaitātari Matua – | Principle Analyst – Wealth & Poverty

Stats NZ  Wellington, Christchurch 130000

Job Description

About Us | Mō mātou

At Tatauranga Aotearoa, Stats NZ, 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 role | Mō te tūnga

Tatauranga Whāinga Rawa, Rawakore hoki (Wealth & Poverty Statistics) are seeking a principal analyst to join a knowledgeable, supportive, and high-performing team.

The Principal Analyst role is responsible for researching, designing and implementing a range of innovative statistical, data and analytical solutions to support and inform all stages of the data and statistics life cycle across Stats NZ’s household surveys.

This role is permanent, based in either Wellington or Christchurch. You will work closely with a team that includes data scientists who build and run the survey infrastructure and other teams who develop surveys or work with the data they produce. The initial focus of this role will be on system infrastructure and integration work for the persistent child poverty measurement project, and contributing to ongoing projects and business-as-usual once this is finished.

Starting salary: $110,614 – $130,134 negotiable

About you | Mōu

  • An open and fresh approach, inclusive and collaborative style.
  • Relevant and recent experience with system integration, or involvement in large IT projects
  • Demonstrate ability to build technical skills, an understanding of systems and subject matter
  • Able to build strong working relationships
  • Demonstrable communication and negotiation skills

You’ll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • Flexible by default, balance life and work commitments
  • An environment that’s safe, where you can be yourself
  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • City based offices that cater to a variety of working styles and needs
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How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono

If the above matches your skills and experience, click apply and upload your CV and cover letter in the one document.

Any questions that haven’t been answered in this advert or the position description or if you have difficulty with your application please email [email protected].

We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes on 18 May 2022. You may be asked to complete pre-interview screen.

Check out our careers page for more information. Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, see our careers site for more info.

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.


Job Category: Leadership roles. Job Type: Full-Time.
Closes May 18, 2022

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