Data Technician - Fixed term
Statistics New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
12h ago

Data Technician Auckland

Number of positions 1 Fixed term role (until 30th June 2020)

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 we’re looking for passionate people to help us do this.

We’re 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 fantastic people in a flexible work environment where diversity is celebrated.

What is the role?

You will be part of the Design team working on key projects that will be key to improving and modernising our current data collection processes.

We are a small, close knit group looking to drive our success further as we introduce new tools and processes to source quality data digitally.

We are looking for a person with strong business analysis and relationship skills. This role supports the leadership team in taking the group forward within the context of our digital strategy.

As a Data Technician you will be part of an experienced, supportive team that collect, capture, process, validate and load datasets for a variety of administrative and statistical data.

Your broad role as a Data Technician will be to :

  • Process data in a timely manner
  • Meet quality standards
  • Simple data validation (pre-defined rules / micro level)
  • Input into continuous improvement
  • Undertake and support system testing
  • Build connections and work collaboratively
  • Manual and automated work
  • Routine integration work
  • Participating in the delivery of products and services with awareness of customer needs
  • As an ideal candidate will have skills and experiences in :

  • High attention to detail
  • Salesforce, data processing systems and other related systems
  • Experience in working with data in Excel Intermediate to advanced level.
  • Managing and processing large volumes of data across multiple systems
  • Defining and documenting processes
  • Good interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to interact across all levels within the organisation
  • Ability to learn on the job while working with new systems and software
  • Quick learner, adaptable, flexible and a self-starter
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with stakeholders, while collaborating and contributing towards to the team’s output
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure to achieve deadlines and quality standards
  • What’s in it for you

  • A diverse, family-friendly workplace with a supportive team environment
  • A modern working environment in an Auckland CBD location
  • Flexible working hours
  • The opportunity to work with passionate, dedicated teams who strive to make improvements while delivering a range of data and statistical products and services
  • We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature. Bottom line, we are in search of a team member who would 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!

    If this sounds like you, click apply. For a copy of the position description click the link or copy and paste it into your browser :

    For more information about this role please contact Lorna Curran - ( lorna.curran stats.govt.nz) applications close on 23rd Feb 2020.

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