Kaitātari Māramatanga Matua | Senior Data Design Analyst
Stats NZ
Wellington, NZ
5d ago
source : Maori Pacific Jobs

Mō mātou About Us

As New Zealand’s national statistics office, Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ is uniquely positioned to support the decisions that the Government, Māori and Iwi organisations, businesses, NGO’s and New Zealanders make every day.

Our structure, culture and systems are designed with collaboration and customers in mind mobilised and working together to realise our ambition : About Aotearoa, for Aotearoa data that improves lives today and for generations to come.

The Māori Data Capability team supports the Te Ao Māori data capability of government and the data capacity and capability of iwi and Māori organisations.

Mō te tūnga The role

In this role you will focus on building iwi data capacity and capability through mahi tahi / working together in agreed joint work programmes.

These involve a wide spectrum of data skills and knowledge from collection design, data processing and management, to analytics, to insights generation, data tikanga, privacy and governance.

This may involve designing and delivering training, attachments of Stats NZ staff to iwi or vice-versa, wānanga, research, reports, and more.

As such travel with overnight stays will be needed at times. You will also work with others across the organisation and government as needed including to broker access to other skills and data that may be required.

The Māori Data Capability Team will coordinate the work programme closely with Te Tohu Rautaki Angitu Māori Partnerships and Engagement team, which oversees our Crown-Māori relations.

We will work in a way that honours our Te Tiriti commitments, doing what is needed to support the data capacity and capability of iwi Māori.

You will be a mentor and coach for colleagues across the unit, ready and willing to share your experience, skills and knowledge to support others.

You will be joining a new team in a new work programme and therefore your role will be varied, being adaptable is important.

This role is ideally based in Wellington, but other options may be considered.

Starting salary : $89,177 $104,914

Mōu About you

Knowledge and experience of working in or with Te Ao Māori is highly desirable but not essential. What is essential is your ngākau māhaki, ability to listen with true openness, learn, receive feedback, consider opposing views and to be comfortable and able to work in situations where the process isn’t pre-defined or clear to begin with.

The ideal applicant will be skilled in working with a wide range of data sources, collection designs, methods and concepts, identifying new opportunities and ways of working, and in building others’ capability.

You’ll be mindful of the government’s responsibilities in working with Treaty Partners and be open to look at data from different points of view.

You’ll have a degree or equivalent experience.

We encourage you to apply for this role if you :

  • Wish to support iwi aspirations, and value the benefits and opportunities that emerge from working together
  • Have knowledge / familiarity or a commitment to learning / understanding Te Ao Māori (including tikanga, mātauranga and reo Māori), in order to understand and contribute meaningful work and outcomes for iwi and Māori communities, and deliver on our Treaty partner responsibilities.
  • Have a strong understanding of the data lifecycle and experience in working across its stages.
  • Have a passion for both building the data capability of others, and learning.
  • Have an open and fresh approach, inclusive and collaborative style with a strong focus on delivery and outcomes.
  • Can demonstrate knowledge of non-analytical data skills including governance, ethics and privacy.
  • Are skilled in building and working on strong, enduring relationships.
  • Can effectively manage a varied work programme involving multiple partners and stakeholders.
  • Have demonstrated experience in mentoring and coaching others.
  • You’ll be joining an inclusive environment where people, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion or background are supported to be able to do their best work. This includes :

  • The opportunity to develop and grow your career (coaching culture, study support, secondments, acting up)
  • Flexible by default, balance with life and work commitments
  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • Health and wellbeing support
  • Me pēhea te tuku tono

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