Research Analyst

Job Title: Research Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Clive Pearson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 days ago

Are you a research analyst who has worked in New Zealand’s science and research system?    Are you passionate about making a difference to New Zealanders through a better built environment?  

About the company and the role:

BRANZ is an independent and impartial research, testing, and consulting company focussed on inspiring the industry to provide better buildings for New Zealanders. BRANZ is located in Judgeford, near Wellington.

We are looking for a Research Analyst to work in our Research Investment team.

As a research analyst you will take the lead in many of BRANZ’s investment, contract and project monitoring processes.   You will provide the team with insights regarding the progress of our investments.    You will work with researchers at BRANZ and engage with a wide range of stakeholders from across New Zealand.   This includes researchers from external partners, as well as government officials and industry members.    In any given day you might be looking at the performance of contracted research, working to help assess new proposals or talking with stakeholders about their ideas and how they can work with BRANZ.    Overall, you will be exposed to a variety of projects in this role.   

What we need from you:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement experience
  • A science or research background
  • Experience of investment processes and contracting
  • A desire to build a career in research or science
  • Personable with the ability to work as part of a high performing team
  • A passion for making a difference to New Zealanders through better buildings.

What we can offer:

BRANZ has a large modern complex in Judgeford, a rural area less than half an hour from Wellington city.

BRANZ is a great place to build a career with clear development paths mapped. We have a collaborative environment that provides support and encourages personal development. Some of the other benefits to staff are income protection and health insurance, a subsidised cafeteria and free onsite carparking. We also have an active social club and there are numerous opportunities for outdoor activities on our doorstep.   Our location also appeals to people who live in the Hutt Valley, Porirua or up the Kapiti Coast.   


If you think you’re the perfect person for the role and bring that right level of experience, please press ‘APPLY NOW’ to be considered.   If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Clive Pearson on 04 471 5861 quoting reference number 101850

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