Data Analyst

Date:  16-Mar-2023

Wellington, NZ, 6011

Discover a career with purpose at MBIE


•    Manipulating large datasets using SAS EG, SQL or similar tools
•    Undertake complex statistical and pattern analysis 
•    Wellington based
•    Salary ranges from $71,119 - $84,187 


Tēnei tūranga - About the Role:

We are seeking multiple Data Analysts for the Performance and Reporting (P&R) team.

The P&R team within the Operations, Tasking and Improvement (OTI) branch is accountable for the provision of timely information and insights to inform sound strategic and operational decision making at all levels across the immigration system. The P&R functions act as the single source of truth for all INZ official data queries. The team provides reporting and insights to key internal and external customers. 


As a Data Analyst, you will bring your understanding of data extraction, analysis and reporting to contribute to the success of the P&R team. You will support OTI and other business units on Parliamentary Questions (PQs), Official Information Act requests (OIAs), media query responses and process changes. 


You will manage data projects and work collaboratively with other Analysts, subject matter experts, and stakeholders to provide accurate data products in agreed timeframes. It would be preferable if you have some forecasting, prescriptive analysis and simulation experience. 


In this role you will be:
Providing analytical support and advice to management across various business areas within Immigration New Zealand (INZ) and external stakeholders
•    Providing reporting within INZ
•    Scoping data requests and engage with customers within INZ to meet their data needs
•    Ensuring quality standards are upheld.


MBIE supports a wide range of flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about what might work for both you and us. 



Ngā pukenga me ngā wheako e hiahiatia ana -

Skills and Experience Required

•    Tertiary qualification in a numerate subject or comparable relevant experience (minimum 2 years' experience)
•    Skills in database and analytical tools such as SAS EG, SAS Visual Analytics, SQL, Power BI and MS Excel
•    Ability to translate complex and technical information into information easily understood by non-technical audiences 
•    Organised with good time and task management skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities and demands from stakeholders
•    Ability to identify the appropriate analytical technique to apply to a given type of problem
•    Ability to self-manage and be personally accountable
•    To work for Immigration NZ you must be a NZ Permanent Resident or NZ Citizen.

Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE - 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
  • Māia – 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 I waenganui 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 ngāi wi, 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 mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.

Me pēhea te tono - How to Apply:

Click here to view a position description. All applications must be submitted via our online process and include a Cover Letter and CV outlining your interest and suitability for the role. 

Email Fi at quoting ref MBIE/10819 if you have any further questions.

Applications close on Sunday 2 April 2023.