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Senior Analyst Data and Insights (Independent Children's Monitor)


Wellington, NZ

Kaitātari Raraunga Matua


Permanent, fulltime, Wellington


  • Turn complex, diverse data into useable operational insights
  • Be part of supporting improved outcomes for our tamariki and rangatahi
  • Make this new role your own


Nau mai, haere mai!  Tirohia tēnei. Welcome! Please check this out.


The Independent Children’s Monitor (the Monitor) is a new organisation set up to provide independent oversight across the Oranga Tamariki System*, monitoring those organisations that have custody and care of tamariki (children) and rangatahi (youth) with a focus on supporting improved outcomes for tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau.


We are now entering an exciting phase of building our monitoring team to be able to fully meet our monitoring and reporting commitments. 


Our values are Kia Māia – to be Courageous; Kia Pono, Kia Tika – to be Trustworthy; Manaaki – to be Respectful; and Kia Huritao – to be Reflective.  We are looking for people who share these values to join us.   


The Kaitātari Raraunga Matua - Senior Analyst Data and Insights will be responsible for managing a regular data download from external organisations and helping to synthesise this information with the data collected from the Monitor’s front-line staff.   They will conduct data analysis and deliver insights and reporting material to enable the Monitor to identify areas of deeper focus, enable well-informed decision making, drive continuous improvement and provide accurate information on the performance of the Oranga Tamariki System.  


We are looking for people with:


  • the advanced ability to manipulate, analyse and report on data using the appropriate tools
  • proven ability to translate information and analysis into outputs readily understood by operational managers and teams
  • strong conceptual thinking and able to translate new and emerging themes in to evidence-based insights and analysis
  • an open, collaborative working style.


Given the evolving situation with COVID-19, we will work with short-listed applicants to determine the best approach for interviews, whether they are held in-person or virtually, and future work scenarios. The health and safety of our staff and the community is of the utmost importance. We are supportive of flexible working arrangements.


You can find out more about the Monitor at 



How to Apply


Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as an internal candidate. 


External applicants (including Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children employees) – please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system. 


Please apply online with your CV and cover letter via the “apply” button. All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact


Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience and capability relates to the competencies listed in the position description.


Applications Close: Monday 1 June 2020


If you have any questions, please contact  


*The term “Oranga Tamariki system” is used to describe any agency services provided to children and young people under the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 and includes all agencies that provide services to children in the Oranga Tamariki system, for example health, education and disability services and includes non-government organisations.