Data Analyst

at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Published June 14, 2023
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Education and Training  
Job Type Full-time  
$72,869 - $85,537


Data Analyst Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment location Auckland. $72,869 - $85,537.

Job description discover a career with purpose at MBIE manipulating large datasets using SAS EG, SQL, Power BI or similar tools. Undertake complex statistical and pattern analysis. Location, Wellington or Auckland. Salary ranges from $72,869 - $85,537.

About the role we are seeking a talented Data Analyst for the Performance and Reporting (P&R) team. The P&R team within the Operations, Tasking and Improvement (OTI) branch is accountable for the provision of timely information and insights to inform sound strategic and operational decision making at all levels across the immigration system. The P&R functions act as the single source of truth for all INZ official data queries. The team provides reporting and insights to key internal and external customers.

As a Data Analyst, you will bring your understanding of data extraction, analysis and reporting to contribute to the success of the P&R team. You will support OTI and other business units on Parliamentary Questions (PQs), Official Information Act requests (OIAs), media query responses and process changes.

You will manage data projects and work collaboratively with other Analysts, subject matter experts, and stakeholders to provide accurate data products in agreed timeframes. It would be preferable if you have some forecasting, prescriptive analysis and simulation experience.

Skills and Experience required tertiary qualification in a numerate subject or comparable relevant experience (minimum 2 years' experience). Skills in database and analytical tools such as SAS EG, SAS Visual Analytics, SQL, Power BI and MS Excel. Ability to translate complex and technical information into information easily understood by non-technical audiences.

Organised with good time and task management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities and demands from stakeholders. Ability to identify the appropriate analytical technique to apply to a given type of problem. Ability to self-manage and be personally accountable.

For your application to be considered and to work for Immigration New Zealand you must be a New Zealand citizen or hold a New Zealand Permanent resident visa.

About MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders. We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable. People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.