Statistical Analyst - Prices Development

Job Title: Statistical Analyst - Prices Development
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
REF: WG43385
Contact Details: Paul Ordish
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Job Published: almost 5 years ago
- Lead and contribute to data analysis projects
- Provide insights and conclusion on complex data sets
- Fun and friendly team

Our client seeks a statistical analyst to join a fun and friendly team at Statistics New Zealand.

Based within Prices Development team, the work revolves around the production and maintenance of price indexes including the Consumer Price Index and Business Price Index. This information is supplied to New Zealanders and other state sector organisations.

Located on newly refurbished premises on the Wellington waterfront, the Prices Development team work across long-term outcomes and projects related to various price indexes.

Among several team projects, this role will be charged with leading the reweighting and updating products and input costs making up a price index.

Experience with SAS, R or a similar piece of software and a background in data-based analysis is essential to success with this position. You'll have demonstrated leadership in past roles within Government and have lead engagement with external organisations as part of your work.

You will have;

- Efficiently delivered data products and services to customers, providing insights analysis and conclusions
- Experience providing insights analysis and conclusions using large data sets
- Intermediate to advanced level MS Excel ability and experience with SAS, R or similar software
- Leadership and mentorship of junior analysts

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly team and organisation who are constantly changing how they go about their business. If you're used to working in a data or statistical analyst role but wish you had the chance to engage more often with your customers, this is the role for you.

Please apply today or contact Paul Ordish on 04 473 2116 or for a confidential conversation.