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  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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  • Category: Policy/Analysts
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 05-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1431123
  • Job Title: Analyst
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Analyst, Analytics and Insights, Sector Group, National Office


This is a fantastic opportunity for a new graduate or early career data analyst to join a well-established team that works in partnership across the Ministry of Justice. 

Sector Group is a multi-disciplinary team that brings together the best of strategy, policy, data analysis, investment, research and evaluation capabilities to inform decision making by justice agency leaders. We support justice agencies to work together to deliver ambitious results for a fair and safe Aotearoa.

Our work in sector group is challenging and complex. Our goals are ambitious. Working collaboratively with multiple agencies we make a real difference to the New Zealand Justice system. Our teams are sharp-minded, curious and influential. We have inspirational leaders who support, challenge and actively promote career development. Work life balance is a priority for us and everyone is encouraged to support their wellbeing. We offer a dynamic and social environment, a place you can be yourself.

Now is an exciting time for you to become part of the Ministry of Justice in the Sector Group as the insights and advice we provide are highly sought after, our work is characterised by innovation, quality and impact, and we inform the direction of Justice agencies.

The Analytics and Insights teams turn data into insight to support the delivery better services and outcomes to people engaging with the Justice system.  We achieve this by helping our partners answer three critical questions: What’s happening? why is it happening? and what would happen if?   

This allows the Ministry’s operational leaders to focus their front-line improvement efforts on the areas that will make the biggest difference to New Zealanders.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Passion and curiosity – with a strong desire to explore new opportunities for using data insights
  • A positive can-do attitude and willingness to learn
  • Flexibility to respond to ambiguity, multiple deadlines and changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and manage relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • A delivery focus, with persistence to work towards long term goals
  • Good communication skills and the ability to translate your findings into a compelling narrative
  • A tertiary degree in a relevant field 
  • Experience using analytical software (such as SAS or Excel)

In exchange we will provide you with:

  • A place you can be yourself
  • A team with a strong supportive culture
  • Opportunities to learn and develop
  • Competitive salary package

Salary range:

Analyst Level 1 $53,414 – $75,407

The Ministry of Justice is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff – regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs have access to equal employment opportunities, in recruitment, training and career opportunities and conditions of employment.

To apply

Applications close Wednesday 20 November 2019 and must be made through the Ministry of Justice’s careers centre (  Once there please complete:

  • the online application, this includes submitting your CV
  • a cover letter in which you need to describe the skills and experiences you bring

For any queries, please email Kirsten.O’