Data System Analyst – Fixed Term

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category: Policy & analysis
  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 11-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: 150607
  • Job Title: Data System Analyst – Fixed Term
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Who we are

At Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa, 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 value you will bring

As a Data System Analyst at Stats NZ, you re the statistical tool expert! Your interest in systems, strong coding abilities, software development and investigative skills will result in statistical outputs that tell meaningful stories to help unleash the power of data.

If you are a passionate and talented person who relishes the idea of becoming part of NZ s data ecosystem, then come join our Transfers and Construction Indicators team!

This is a 12 month full-time fixed term position.

What will you bring to the role:

  • A drive for continuous improvement and creating efficiencies
  • Ability to apply best practice in data management and software development
  • Analytical curiosity which drives you to understand new systems and solve problems 
  • Willingness to be coached and take feedback 
  • Great communication skills
  • An interest in automation and natural language processing
  • An interest in understanding and measuring the world around us
  • An eye for detail

What s in it for you? 

  • A diverse, family-friendly workplace with a supportive team environment 
  • The opportunity to work with a passionate, dedicated team who strive to make improvements
  • An agile working environment in a central CBD location 
  • Flexible working (37.5 hours per week)

We re also offering a base salary of around $60,000-68,000, depending on the skills and experience you bring to the role.  

To view the Position Descriptions please click this link or copy and paste the following link into your browser: 

For more information contact Melissa McKenzie on 03 964 8439, or email

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Applications close:   Wednesday 18 March 2020.