Senior analyst
New Zealand Government
Wellington, Wellington, NZ
1d ago
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Senior analyst

New Zealand Government Wellington, North Island

Full time

1 day ago , from Institute of Data New Zealand

Senior Geospatial Analyst, Information and Insights

Permanent, Fulltime

Location : Wellington

Salary : $86,499 - $117,028 per annum dependant on skills and experience.

Focus on geospatial technology and information across MPI and facilitate Ministry staff to make data enabled decisions

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

You will support the Geospatial Platform, and activities relating to geospatial data. The team are focused on geospatial technology and information across MPI and facilitate Ministry staff to make data enabled decisions.

We provide expertise to deliver geospatial tools, data, processes, and share knowledge to help deliver MPI's strategic priorities.

Key responsibilities will be to :

Administration and management tasks for MPI's geospatial platform, geospatial software, and central geospatial data repositories.

Ensuring Geospatial data and tools are available to authorised users across MPI.

Administration of Geospatial tools (dynamic maps, dashboards, field collection applications, and FME data integrations) on the geospatial platform, as required by customers.

Advise and support our customers to create Geospatial tools (dynamic maps, dashboards, field collection applications), where appropriate.

Publishing data services, facilitating the best use of the MPI's geospatial data holdings.

Assisting and provide technical support to geospatial platform users, assist the Service Desk in resolving or facilitating the resolution of technical problems.

Working with MPI staff to set data, metadata, and open data standards for the ministry and support the management and effective use of geospatial data.

Mōu - About you

You will stand out to us if you have more than 3 years' experience with the ESRI suite of tools, specifically ArcGIS Online.

You will have strong FME skills and are up for the challenge of transforming data management tasks into automated workflows.

You will need to excel in problem solving, are hardworking and willing to get stuck into a wide range of geospatial application support, platform support and data management tasks.

You show initiative, have a positive attitude, a desire to learn, great communication and documentation skills.

You will need the following skills and experience to be successful :

A minimum of 3 years of experience in Geospatial industry

Experience with ESRI product suite software and platforms including Enterprise and ArcGIS Online

Working knowledge of FME Desktop - Experience with FME Server is desirable

Demonstrated skill and understanding of good data management practice

Experience with Python and SQL are advantageous but not required

Ideally, knowledge of government processes

Knowledge of developing and implementing processes, systems, and solutions within large and complex organisations

A tertiary qualification in Geography, GIS, IT, or closely related field

Experience in developing and managing relationships with stakeholders

Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team

The role sits within our Corporate Services branch, in Business Technology and Information Services, Data and Information, Geospatial team.

The Data and Information group is responsible for managing the Ministry's core data and Information, supporting, and delivering analytic services, providing advice, leading, and championing the use of Geospatial, unstructured, non-spatial and digital library information.

Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI

MPI has a strength of common purpose and a passion to sustainably grow and to protect Aotearoa, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen.

Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world.

We encourage a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive workplace where difference is championed and we're an employer of choice because of it.

We recruit, grow, and retain talented, engaged and motivated employees who actively contribute towards an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued.

Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua : - Benefits of working at MPI

Reduced premiums for Group Healthcare Schemes

Parental leave ex-gratia payment

Bi-annual MPI-paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses / frames

Employee Assistance Programme (counselling support)

To see the benefits of working at MPI, please click here

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

To view the position description and / or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click APPLY NOW or visit the MPI Careers Site.

For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers' portal.

To apply for this role, you must hold the right to work in New Zealand click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

The successful applicant must be able to obtain the relevant security clearance. Please visit http : / / / about-mpi / careers / apply / security-clearance for more information.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact

The closing date is 11 : 59PM Thursday 28 April 2022

The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity.

Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally.

We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

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