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at Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, Wellington

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

  • Apply your data science, analysis and data engineering skills to unlock the potential within our geoscience, technical and regulatory data
  • Join us as we transform the way we work by adopting new cloud-based services, data methods and systems
  • Work at the heart of the government's programme to transition to a low emissions economy and sustainably derive value from the natural environment


About the role:

Data is at the heart of what we do. This Principal Data Scientist provides expert technical analysis and strategic advice to implement the Data Services Transformation work plan in the Energy & Resource Markets branch of MBIE. You will provide expert level technical and strategic advice about the management and stewardship of New Zealand's energy and resources information to a range of internal and external stakeholders.

The Principal Data Scientist will be responsible for helping unlock the potential of our data by utilising your technical capabilities and background to generate insight from a range of data sets. In doing so you will apply FAIR data principles – Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability and Reusability - transforming the way we work by dismantling old data methods and systems and adopting new.

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Contact Name

Paige Haydock

Contact Details

Email Paige at quoting ref MBIE/1523426 if you have any further questions.