20/367 Senior Data Analyst Department of Internal Affairs - Wellington

Closing Date: October 6, 2020

Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Regulatory Services
Branch: Policy, Regulation and Communities

Senior Data Intelligence Analyst

  • Bring your specialist data analytics experience into a digital safety focused role
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to get actionable insights from our intelligence data
  • Come work in a role where your values will align to the work you do everyday

About us:

Regulatory Services has oversight of three regulatory systems: Anti- money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, Gambling and Digital Safety. We are a responsive risk-based regulator focused on reducing harm and ensuring that iwi, hapu and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving.

In a field where the pace of change is rapid, our approach to digital safety will build our knowledge, prevent and respond to harm and ultimately create a safe online environment that is trusted and inclusive. We are looking for people who can work collaboratively to leverage our people and technology to improve digital safety for all New Zealanders

About the role: 

Working within a multi-disciplinary environment the Senior Data Intelligence Analyst will play an integral part of our team. In this role you will undertake complex data analysis to assist in identifying emerging issues and help uncover trends to provide actionable insights across our online digital safety model.

Your success in this role will be your ability to manipulate the data to translate it into meaningful information, tailored to help our stakeholders understand the journey and provide high quality analysis combined with fit for purpose advice.

As someone with a strong customer focus, you will need to have a thorough understanding of the business drivers, processes and systems, to provide analytical thinking and contribute continuous improvement around our data performance.

The scope of this role includes:

  • The ability to prioritise and actively manage multiple work streams within tight time constraints
  • Proven initiative and a proactive working style, with an eye on continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated experience in analysing a complex range of information, and critical thinking to help leadership with informed decision making.
  • Be “system savvy” with the ability to make connections and utilise the data to tell the story.
  • Experience in data manipulation and analysis including large data sets to be translated into meaningful easy to understand reports.
  • Conduct analysis to identify trends, patterns and relationships in data to identify and monitor current and emerging issues to disrupt and prevent harm.
  • Collaborate and foster the sharing of high level intelligence data and insights with working partners and networks
  • Ensuring the integrity, accuracy and consistency of information and processes surrounding the intelligence data to aid the decision-making process.
  • Providing analytical and data support by coordinating information requests and support for our national and international stakeholders.

Preferred candidates will be required to undergo psychometric profiling and be able to obtain security clearance as part of our selection criteria. There may be minimal exposure to harmful content due to the nature of the work.

What we offer:

We offer a collaborative and innovative culture where our people thrive to adhere to best practice while constantly challenging the status quo making each workday interesting.  We value work life balance so flexible work options are available.

We look for people who can positively contribute to fostering and cultivating an inclusive environment; as well as demonstrating commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion of others.

To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we’re a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People’s sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government

Applications close: 5pm, Tuesday, 6 October 2020
For more information please contact: Heena Ravji on Heena.Ravji@dia.govt.nz
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