Design Analyst | Kaitātari Hoahoa

Statistics NZ

  • Full Time Fixed Term
  • Wellington

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.

Mō te tūnga | The role 

This is a fixed term Design Analyst role based in our Wellington office. You will report to the Kaiwhakahaere | Manager - Tatauranga umanga Māori.

Within this role you will be able to have significant impact by:

  • Developing and implementing robust solutions for our output systems and processes.
  • Positively improving our measurement of Māori businesses to better reflect the changing NZ environment.
  • Assessing new and additional data sources to add to our suite of data inputs.
  • Working across the organisation and with external stakeholders to ensure we use the most effective methods, sources and processes.

Starting salary: $76,571-84,679 negotiable

Mōu | About you 

  • A passion for economic data and data about and for Māori.
  • Strong coding skills (R, SAS and bespoke system experience would be particularly beneficial) to an intermediate or advanced level.
  • Experience resolving conceptually and technically challenging problems.
  • An eye for opportunities and a drive to see changes implemented.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate and influence a range of people and produce plain English documentation.
  • Knowledge/familiarity or a commitment to learning/understanding Te Ao Māori, in order to understand and contribute meaningful work and outcomes for Māori businesses and communities.

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:

  • Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to Aotearoa
  • Opportunity to develop and grow your career (coaching culture, study support, secondments, acting up)

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply 

If the above matches your skills and experience, don't delay, click apply now.

Any questions that haven't been answered in this advert or the position description or if you have difficulty with your application please email

We will be screening applications as we receive them in order to move swiftly to interview shortly after the advert closes on Sunday 5th December. We aim to interview the week of 13 Dec, if not before. However, if availability is limited, we may need to interview in the New Year. You may be invited to complete pre-interview screen as part of our recruitment process.

Check out our careers site to find out more about Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: unsolicited CVs will not be accepted, see our careers site for our process.

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.


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