Senior Data Analyst and Report Writer

Posted on 12-Jun-2019
Application Close Date: 26-Jun-2019
Job Details
Position Type:
Fixed Term Full-time
Job Reference:
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Job Specification

Senior Data Analyst / Statistician – One year fixed term

Are you passionate about working with data and generating insights?  Do you have an interest in the education sector? 

We are looking for a senior data analyst / statistician to work alongside our NCEA Online team on generating reporting, analysis and evaluation outputs for NZQA's NCEA Online programme.  The work will be wide ranging including planning for data collection activities, developing evaluation questions, data extraction and analysis, and report writing.

 The ideal candidate will have:

  • Solid experience as a data analyst.
  • Ability to extract and prepare data to answer a wide variety of queries
  • Proficiency in SQL, and excellent Excel skills (experience in the use of other database query and report writing tools an added advantage)
  • Experience in generating insights from available data (both quantitative and qualitative) to answer key business questions
  • Knowledge and experience of quantitative statistical frameworks and techniques
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (statistics, economics or related discipline).


If you are looking to work in a supportive team environment, with opportunities to learn and grow your knowledge and skills, this might be the role for you.

NZQA is accountable for managing the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, administering the secondary school assessment system, independent quality assurance of non-university education providers, qualifications recognition and standard setting for some specified unit standards.   

NZQA has a goal to be a Te Reo Māori learning organisation by 2020.

For more information about this role please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. If you are applying through Seek, please click ‘apply now'.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Russell Hazeldine on 04 463 3362

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 26th June 2019