Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Renee Mouton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 days ago

About the company:

You’ll be working for a Crown Entity, one of Wellington’s largest environments that has a commercial feel and flavour to it and is on the brink of an exciting transformation programme of work. They offer a value driven and supportive environment where respect, camaraderie and friendship are standard practise + competitive remuneration + flexible working options + ongoing career and personal development + great superannuation + discounted healthcare. Need I say more?

About the role:

This role will see you working for an organisation who really believe in the power of analytics and data science and the role will provide you with the opportunity to pioneer and create solutions to solve complex business problems. You will be responsible for interpreting analysis and modelling results in a business context and provide commercially focussed advice to support business decisions.

The successful applicant will come from a strong background working in an advance analytics/ data science environment and will be able to demonstrate:

  • Expertise in using data to drive business goals through improved decision making and algorithms
  • High degree of business acumen and ability to communicate and present to stakeholders
  • Strong technical skills and experience using Python, R and SQL to extract, manipulate and model large customer behavioural or transactional data set from a variety of source systems.
  • Be a keen problem solver with an eye for detail

Please feel free to call me on (04) 471 5868 and ask for Renee Mouton to discuss this in confidence. I would recommend including a cover letter with a brief outline of your skills and relevant experience and why you think you’re the person for the job. When it comes to your CV, please make sure your experience in line with the above mentioned requirement are clearly highlighted. 

Please note this role is based in Wellington. Also, please note that international enquiries are welcomed however, only applicants that are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and have preferably advanced their work permit status will be considered and responded to for advertised positions. Applicants should also note it may be an employer requirement to undertake an interview in New Zealand.

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