Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
At Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives.
Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
He angitūtanga : About the Role
The Principal Science Analyst / Statistician, plays a lead role in DOC and is responsible for the design, statistical analysis and thought leadership for organisational-wide statistical design, analysis, and training.
In this role you will lead on complex scientific statistical analysis, which underpins and drives our biodiversity strategic approach.
You will apply your knowledge and skills to address novel statistical and conservation problems and work alongside science funders and providers to influence a planned strategy and approach.
The position will be focussed on :
He kōrero mōu : What we are looking for :
You will be a highly motivated, engaging, and influential leader, someone who can help DOC create a paradigm shift in our research priorities and programme delivery.
Taking a lead role in the department's statistical work from within the Design and Evaluation team, you will provide subject matter expertise and support the uplift of research and statistical analysis capability maturity across the organisation.
Taking a systems-wide approach, you will scan both national and international trends to identify where statistics and science can weave together to inform more meaningful conservation research and analysis.
You will be highly sought after in your field and recognised at a national or international level within a science speciality and have published papers to evidence your design and analysis of data, ideally in biodiversity.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and experience
Desirable qualifications / experience :
Ko ngā hua What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations.
Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes :
Please note, this is a fulltime, permanent position that will be based in NZ. Please specify in your covering letter which location you would prefer to be based.