Principal Analyst Tourismat Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Wellington, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

  • Leadership role in data and analytics project that informs tourism policy and monitoring frameworks
  • Permanent position, Wellington-based
  • Salary range $132K to 160K depending on skills and experience
  • We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Analyst to join the Tourism Evidence and Insights team within MBIE's Evidence and Insights branch.

    You will lead projects that involves collating, analysing tourism data, and presenting them using interactive data visualisation methods.

    You will also lead engagement with data providers and stakeholders in the tourism sector. We offer a flexible working environment.

    You will come at time when the Ministry is strengthening its staff's research, analytics and web-development capabilities.

    As Principal analyst, you will lead a data and analytics programme that contributes to monitoring and research of tourism activity in New Zealand.

    You will work closely with policy to support the development of evidence-based tourism policy settings, and with tourism insights team to better respond to information needs of stakeholders.

    As a thought leader, you will provide strategic direction to the team's data and analytics work programme, ensuring fit-for-purpose tools and data products.

    You will bring new ideas, techniques and knowledge to better the analysis and reporting of tourism statistics. You will also lend your expertise in generating insights to inform research and policy discussions in the tourism space.

    As technical lead, you will work closely with senior data and research analysts to maintain and further develop the Tourism Evidence and Insights Centre (TEIC).

    You will bring new ideas, techniques and knowledge to improve the analysis and reporting of tourism statistics. You will also play a lead role in developing interactive insights, data and information on tourism for TEIC and Sustainable Tourism Explorer.

    Skills and experience required :

    We are keen to hear from you if you have (several of the following) :

  • An in-depth knowledge of research, technical or analytical disciplines and processes, including latest developments in techniques and practices
  • Experience in successfully leading large and complex projects, taking into account both strategic and short-term needs, and in using data from multiple sources
  • Excellent communication, writing and coaching skills to embed a culture of excellence in the Branch
  • Experience in influencing policy makers and other stakeholders using a relationship approach
  • Know the value of collaboration, confident in working with others with diverse skills sets and perspectives.
  • A tertiary qualification (preferably post-graduate)
  • About MBIE :

    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.

  • Mahi Tahi Better Together
  • Maia Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika Own It
  • Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity Hīkina Whakatutuki which broadly means lifting to make successful'.

    MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups / organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand.

    We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.

    E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga iwaenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāiwi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui.

    E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga māngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēneiāheinga.

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