Posted on 07-Feb-2018
Application Close Date: 25-Feb-2018
Job Details
Research & Analysis
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipAnalyst JD - January 2018 (1).pdf (PDF, 244KB)
Job Description


Whanganui - Permanent, full time


If you have excellent relationship management skills, the ability to extract and analyse performance data, then this role in the Whanganui regional office will be ideal for you.  

The team works closely with early childhood services and schools in developing projects and initiatives to lift student achievement and bring about change for and with services, schools, providers and communities.

We need an experienced analyst to develop and maintain effective systems and processes in data collection, analysis and reporting on organisational performance.  You will be required to support the team to interpret the data and work with external agencies.

With an eye for detail, and the ability to convert multiple sources of data into simple and relevant reports, you will provide information that sets a strong foundation for our team's work.


As an analyst you will work as an integral part of this team. Your analysis will inform priorities and activities and provide critical information for planning and decision-making.  The role includes:

  • Analysing and monitoring trends in student participation, access and engagement and other indicators of education performance;
  • Developing and maintaining databases and information systems;
  • Reporting on performance and contributing to programme evaluation;
  • Maintaining effective relationship with internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Ensuring activity in the regional office is aligned with national activity.


Applicants will have demonstrated analytical skills and a detailed understanding of analytical theory.  Research and analysis skills, including the ability to analyse and critique research and evaluation information experience.  The ability to interpret and communicate complex information in a way that makes it accessible, and a background in supporting and implementing databases and other systems for data collection and analysis are essential to be successful in this role.


Please review the attached Position Description and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.

For further information please contact Marlene Clarkson at or phone 027 275 1450.


Applications close 25 February 2018.