Senior Design Analyst Senior Design Analyst – Christchurch Number of positions –1 fixed term role (12 months)
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 and are looking for passionate people to help us do this.
We are responsible for collecting and releasing data safely. We provide statistics and insights that help key decision makers make informed decisions for the betterment of New Zealand. We also provide expert advice and support to others who work with data and statistics.
We have a proud history as a reliable government department, always operating with integrity and being fair, impartial, responsible, and trustworthy in everything we do.
At Stats NZ, you can expect to work with great people in a flexible work environment where diversity is celebrated.
What is the role?
We are looking for an experienced enthusiastic and hands-on team member to join us for the next 12-months. You will need to be able to “hit the ground running”. This role comes with job responsibilities that include design, build and implementation of innovative statistical data and analytic solutions to enable our strategic goals. It requires proven experience in researching, analysing and building solutions to meet our customer’s needs. Coaching and mentoring staff how to use the new solution and support it will be key element of the role.
To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate a range of expertise across the following:
Experience in statistical systems development and business analysis
Designing and implementing innovative new processes and tools required to enable statistical production
Knowledge and use of Statistics Netherlands Blaise Questionnaire software is highly advantageous
Experience resolving conceptually and technically challenging problems
Ability to think big picture with a future focus
Proven track record in delivering practical and effective solutions in tight time frames
A self-starter with good initiative and both the capability and willingness to adapt to new applications and processes quickly
Engaging with Digital Business Solutions (IT), Solution design consultants, Architects and other technical staff
Ability to communicate technical information effectively with a wide range of people, maintaining strong relationships, both internally and externally
Documenting, training and mentoring technical and business staff in newly developed solutions.
Your responsibilities may include:
Leading the completion of the design and implementation of the systems and processes to be used to produce, transform and confidentialise data into the formats needed for publication and release of products and services
Exploring options and contributing towards the design of solutions which are able to be reused at the enterprise level.
What’s in it for you
You'll be joining a great team in an inspiring environment where you will get to share the information we’ve gathered about New Zealand with our customers. You will work in a multidisciplinary cross functional team with staff from business units across Stats NZ.
We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature. Bottom line, we are in search of real people that don’t believe in the status quo and seek to add value every day.
If you are a passionate and talented person who relishes the idea of becoming part of NZ’s data ecosystem, then come join our team!
For more information about this role please contact Chris Toohey - (**********)
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