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Analyst – Data and Insights, Regional Economic Development position now open


Analyst - Data and Insights Regional Economic Development
Do you want to take your career to the next level at one of New Zealand's most progressive Regional Councils and contribute to the valuable work that we do? If so we have just the right job for you!

Providing business data, information and insights on regional economic development
Supporting the Bay of Connections programme
We are looking for a ‘can do’ person to provide support to the Bay of Connections programme, with a key focus on providing information and insights of value to key stakeholders.

We are looking for someone who is data savvy, has strong economic development experience, proven relationship building and experience working across multiple disciplines.

Bay of Connections supports the region to create sustainable economic development, covering the Eastern Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupō and Western Bay of Plenty.

About us

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is responsible for the sustainable management of the region's natural resources. We look after important functions relating to environmental protection and enhancement, safety and resilience, regional development including coordination of the regional land transport plan, and delivery of public transport. The Regional Council has a reputation for looking after its people.

The Role

As the Data and Insights Analyst for Regional Economic Development you will:

Provide high quality regional economic development data and information to Bay of Connections, its business members and stakeholders.

Build partnerships with data providers and regional stakeholders
Support a wide-ranging portfolio of regional development projects with the ability to connect linkages between them, and ensure the right people from across the region, New Zealand, and offshore are involved.

Undertake project management, contract management and relationship support.
Support Council’s commitment to regional economic development.

Engage with relevant stakeholders, including economic development agencies, local authorities, industry, iwi, central government agencies and other partners.

You will be given the opportunity to continue to develop your career and work on a varied range of interesting projects while living in the sunny Bay of Plenty.

The skills and personal attributes we are looking for:

Bachelor’s degree in economics, commerce, business (or similar).
At least 5 years of relevant work experience.

Experience as business analyst in providing information and insights for economic development.

Ability to lead collaboratively and take a Council-wide perspective.
The successful candidate will be highly motivated and organised, with the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the effectiveness of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

The Benefits

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has a reputation for being one of NZ’s most progressive regional councils. People like working for us because we offer the following:

Competitive remuneration.

Challenge and job satisfaction.

Excellent wellbeing initiatives (such as employer paid insurance).

Extra paid leave over Christmas/New Year.

A supportive and collaborative work environment.

With offices based in Tauranga, Rotorua and Whakatāne, Bay of Plenty Regional Council offers the work/life balance dreams are made of.

The position can be located in Tauranga or Whakatāne. The salary will be in the range of $73,164 to $86,076 per annum.

How to Apply

If you're interested in the position, please click the APPLY NOW button. If you would like more information on the role or a confidential discussion, you are welcome to call Rebecca Roe, Programme Manager - Regional Economic Development, on 0800 884 881 x 8158.

To access a copy of the Job Description please click on the link below or copy and paste it into your web browser.

NB: To apply for this job, you must have the legal right to be able to work in New Zealand and also a current, valid driver’s licence.

Applications close Midnight, Sunday 5 January 2020 and will only be accepted online.

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