Collections Analyst – Design & Engagement Team

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: IT & computing
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 11-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: 150361
  • Job Title: Collections Analyst – Design & Engagement Team
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:

Collections Analyst


        Permanent full-time role

        Design Team (Field Collections)



We have an exciting opportunity available in our Design Team within the Field Collections Unit of Collection Operations. If you have experience working on process improvement initiatives, provide insights into data collection best practice, skilled in research and analysis and have excellent communication skills then this role could be for you!


The purpose of the role

We are looking for a person who can work on collection projects to improve collection performance and respondent experience as well as undertake complex analysis and research. 

Each team in Collection Analysis and Support has a range of skills, strengths and knowledge, and is led by a Senior Collections Analyst.  Some of the responsibilities include leading the development and implementation of innovative initiatives, advanced collections analysis and modelling, and providing support to management and operational areas.


Who we are 

Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa is New Zealand s official data and statistics agency. Our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  We lead the way for New Zealand s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment and we are looking for an experienced analyst who can lead research initiatives and teams.

The Collection Operations branch is at the forefront of sustainable data sourcing from businesses and households across NZ.  This integrated Design team are experts in the on-the-ground practical world of data collections.  Much of the Team s work will inform the future Survey Collection Approaches that they will design / create.  The Design Team will consult within Collection Operations and engage with our Stakeholders and the wider-organisation when they are creating these future Collection Approaches, processes and systems.  We are looking for a person who can work on collection projects to improve collection performance and provide complex analysis and research to enable decision making


As a Collections Analyst, you will:

  • Contribute to initiatives that add value and advance data discovery, sourcing and sustainable collection
  • Provide advanced analysis and research into paradata
  • Assess and report on the impact of proposed changes on our business of data collection (e.g. methods, costs, processes, work volumes)
  • Liaise and build relationships across the Collection Operations management and operational teams.
  • Support the Design team and wider Collections Leadership with key papers


Person specifications

To be successful in this role you ll need to be enthusiastic, driven, and able to hit the ground running.  If you have the following, we want to hear from you:

  • Technical, research and analytical skills (e.g. Excel, SAS, SQL or R programming, analysis and data modelling, business process improvement)
  • Knowledge of data collection and able to offer insight for its advancement
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to interact across all levels within the organisation
  • A relevant tertiary qualification, preferably with a degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, accountancy, business, data or computer science
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience is desirable.


What s in it for you?

We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature.

If you are a passionate and talented person seeking to add value every day and relishes the idea of becoming part of NZ s data system, then come join our team!


For more information about this role please contact Lorna Curran (

Applications close on 22 February 2020, 17:00pm.

For more about working for us see