New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
About this role
- Progressive flexible working plus 5 weeks Annual Leave
- A diverse and inclusive environment that values lifelong learning opportunities
- We are focused on holistic wellbeing to support you to be your best self.
Ka rere a kupu mihi ki te mata o te whenua e tau ai ki tēnā, ki tēnā huri noa e mihi atu ana. I tēnei wa tonu nei e tonoa ana ō pūkenga nui, ō wheako me ō mōhiotanga kia whakaeke mai ki te waka whakatutuki kaupapa e mea nei ko Te Taurapa Tūhono.
Kua takoto te mānuka, ā, tautoko mai, ārahi mai i ngā pakihi hohoko o Aotearoa kia whāia nei ngā pae tawhiti hōu, hihira anō hoki.
To those near and far, greetings to you all.
We look forward to you bringing your valuable skills, experience and knowledge to join our team aboard the forever moving waka, Te Taurapa Tūhono New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE).
This is the call, to rise to the occasion, and help guide New Zealand export businesses to exciting new horizons.
This is a permanent role and can be based in any of our NZ NZTE offices!
Who are we - Ko Te Taurapa Tūhono tēnei
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) works with some of New Zealand's most innovative and forward-thinking companies, helping them grow internationally.
Our people are based in 50 offices, working across 24 time zones and 40 languages to support New Zealand businesses in over 100 countries.
What you'll be doing - Te whakamahere
We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Business Intelligence team, who are based in both Auckland and Wellington.
This role is key to enabling NZTE's business objectives as you will work with NZTE and partners to utilise your analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyse, and interpret data, and develop data-driven insights and recommendations to difficult business challenges.
This is a great opportunity to make a real difference as you will be responsible for identifying opportunities for leveraging internal and external data to generate actionable insights that inform business decisions.
You will be well-versed with different analytical methodologies (descriptive, diagnosis, predictive and prescriptive) including knowing how and when to ask the right questions and how to react to answers.
This includes interrogating data and building models that will provide better insights to NZTE.
What you'll need to be successful - Ō Pūkenga
General - This role needs an individual who is curious and passionate about analysing data, who takes a collaborative approach to their work, and builds strong relationships.
You'll need a knack of adapting your communication style to your audience and instinctively deliver information and data in a visually interesting way that tells a clear story.
Technical - Highly technical with a postgraduate or higher qualification in Data Science, Economics, Econometrics, Applied Statistics, or related discipline.
You will be confident in programming in (e.g. R or Python) and executing SQL queries. Experience using Microsoft BI and text mining / text analytics are advantages.
- Outstanding Communicator - Outstanding communicator who can tell persuasive stories based on the insights uncovered and through great visualisation.
- Mindset - You will have a continuous improvement mind-set which is able to be distilled into pragmatic technical requirements and be an advocate for best ways of working.
Strong attention to detail is a given in this role.
Why you'll love working here - Nau mai ki Te Taurapa Tūhono
NZTE is a truly global organisation where we work across different time zones and offer flexibility because of this. We know that life isn't all about work so we will give you the right technology to allow you to work anywhere and balance your time.
Work life balance is important to us - our position is if it's good for you, it's good for the team and it's good for NZTE - we see it as a benefit.
On top of this, we also offer 5 weeks annual leave so you can have that extra time in the year to enjoy what you love doing!
What's next - Te ara ki tua
Opportunities like this are rare! If this sounds like you, check out the position description on our careers website and apply now.