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Senior Analyst

Date:  02-Aug-2022

Wellington, NZ


About us

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.



Senior Analyst


Client Service Support

Permanent role, Wellington based



About the role

We are looking for a Senior Analyst for a critical role providing analytical support for the delivery of Client Service Support’s strategic goals. 


The role is required to extract data from complex systems for analysis, data modelling/forecasting, and operational performance reporting.


The Senior Analyst co-ordinates and manages specific technical initiatives and issues overseeing their development and implementation, or resolution




About you

You’ll need strong communication and influencing skills to provide, insights and advice within National Office working groups, across the wider Service Delivery network and to senior management.


The ability to present high quality and easily understood visualisations of information is key.




What you’ll do

The role also supports the Operations Analyst team through mentoring to improve technical capability, the development of resources to assist analysis, performance reporting and operational planning.




What you’ll bring

•    Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience
•    Advanced technical computer and data manipulation skills and the ability to analyse data using the appropriate tools 
•    In depth experience in analysis of data sources, including administrative data
•    Strong ability to translate information and analysis into outputs which are readily interpreted/tailored for the audience needs
•    Demonstrated ability to write to a high standard – appropriate to the audience
•    The ability to teach and mentor technical aspects of the position to Analysts and lead projects as necessary.



Salary range: $95,546.00 - $116,778.00






How to apply


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  


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


All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at


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



Closing date:  14 August 2022






Joining us

Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.


MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires employees to be fully vaccinated prior to 1 September 2022. From 1 September 2022 MSD's policy will be to encourage, but not require, employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and its variants unless the role is identified as requiring vaccination at the time.