Performance Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
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  • Category: Finance and Accounting
  • Location: Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1507520
  • Job Title: Performance Analyst
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Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi – There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people.

Do you enjoy a fast-paced and challenging environment? Do you have proven analysis, performance management and reporting skills? Then come join our team.

We are looking for a Performance Analyst to join our team to support the delivery of our work programme.

Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Reporting to the Manager Performance Analytics, you will be responsible for the production, analysis and reporting of performance information to enable the business to understand both its operational and strategic performance. This role supports the Business Partners and wider business customers through the provision of integrated performance reporting against agreed performance indicators to support decision making.

We are seeking to permanently appoint a person who demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders and audiences, both internally across our complex organisation and externally, coupled with a collaborative approach and working style.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Preparing timely and accurate performance monitoring and reporting against a range of identified measures across the business.
  • Ensuring robust non-financial data collection and reporting processes are adopted and  developments of key systems to improve the timeliness, quality and strategic value of performance indicators and reporting are supported.
  • Contributing to the development of key performance indicators and operational performance reporting that meets business needs and enabling the monitoring of performance in line with the Department’s strategic direction.
  • Responding to all requests for information and analysis both internally and externally (including the Minister, OIA’s PQ’s, select committee questions)

Ngā pūkenga e kimi ana mātou | What you will bring to the role

To be successful at application stage, we are looking for evidence of the following key skills and experience in your application:

  • Demonstrated ability to use analytical, decision making and performance management skills to successfully influence and improve business performance.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an understanding of key business drivers and operational implication.
  • Proven experience extracting, managing and interpreting complex datasets.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of performance information systems and the design and development of operational and strategic performance reporting.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and demonstrated success in working across business groups in a collaborative manner.
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure, to deadlines and deliver quality products.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with an ability to present complex information to a range of audiences.

This role presents a great opportunity to join a large and diverse government organisation. If this sounds like you – APPLY now!

Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees. 

Tono ināianei | Apply now

To apply, submit your CV and a tailored cover letter describing your motivation for applying as well as highlighting your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities essential to this role.  Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values. 

The salary range for this role is $69,697 – $98.396.  Appointments are based on demonstrable skills and experience relevant to the role.

Applications will close 5 pm on the 18th of February 2021.

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