Workforce Planning Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 23-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/DF1910063
  • Job Title: Workforce Planning Analyst
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What you will do

As a Workforce Analyst, you will be responsible for monthly reporting, data cleansing, fielding ad hoc requests and contributing to projects across the People Capability Portfolio.  You will be providing HR specific insights and recommendations based on HR trends, analysis and measures and you will support the design and building of reports that require complex data manipulation of large HR data sources.  

Additionally you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining HR analytics and monthly/quarterly metrics;
  • Providing data analysis and recommendations to our Planning, Reporting and Analytics team;
  • Assisting with related projects and initiatives that incorporate HR data and analysis and;
  • Providing SME level support for HR analytical and reporting tools.

What we need

Our ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast paced environment, think outside the box and be innovative.  

You will:

  • Have a demonstrated experience in analytics and reporting with some HR component;
  • Be able to effectively analyse HR data and provide relevant insight and recommendations. Have excellent communication skills and a desire to continually develop and challenge yourself;
  • Be confident in the use and development of toolsets using the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Access and Excel and with an appreciation of database management techniques and best practice;
  • Be able to work in an agile environment, whilst also having the ability to carry out routine work.

Please note: this is a 12 month fixed term position.

Who we are

The Workforce Planning, Systems and Analytics Unit is responsible for providing support by developing and integrating workforce strategy and supporting HR plans and initiatives for the overall NZDF effect of generating a sustainable workforce.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

Why Us

The Workforce Planning team foster a culture of challenge, they are always looking for different ways to do things and think on their feet. They are open minded and work at a fast pace.

NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

How to Apply 

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page.  For further information, contact Ray Nafatali on
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Thursday 7 November 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen who has resided continuously in this country for the last 10 years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last 10 years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, UK or the USA; and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a higher level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.