Data Scientist

Wellington - Central
Alpha Recruitment

Hourly rate contract

Central government opportunity

Job Description:

Wellington based government organisation is looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join their team of talented and skilled data professionals. The team works collaboratively across the organisation to promote effective use of data to ensure the Ministry’s priorities meet the objectives as set out by government.

You will

Work on the development and implementation of the Equity Index

Be confident to code in various languages such as Python and R

Doing advanced data analysis and providing insights to the business

Advise on innovative and thought leader ways to improve the application and interaction with the data

Challenge the status quo to encourage critical thinking

The team uses a range of national and international data from a range of resources including qualitative methods. The work contributes to increased evaluative capability and promotes effective use of evidence by delivering high quality research and evaluation, monitoring and providing high quality advice.

Skills needed

Experience with IDI needed

Excellent statistical modelling experience needed

Qualification or background in mathematics, economics or computer science

If this sounds like your next opportunity, give me a call, let’s talk about what is important in your next job. Contact me on 04 4993270 or send me an email on

PLEASE NOTE: You MUST be entitled to work in New Zealand for this role.

Posted on: 

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +1300

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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