Assisting in the species recovery of Antipodean Albatrosses is a key focus of the role. An Antipodean Albatross off North Cape, New Zealand; photo by Kirk Zufelt
New Zealand’s Department of Conservation (NZDOC) are seeking a full-time Data Analyst Seabirds to join their passionate team in Wellington, New Zealand.
The advertisement for the position can be found at the NZDOC website, here, and an extract can be found below:
Data Analyst Seabirds
- Take your reporting and analytical skills to the next level to help safeguard New Zealand's Seabirds
- Four weeks + three days annual leave per year, flexible working supported
- Permanent, full-time role based in Wellington
You will be responsible for supporting the build of robust, fit for purpose data and analytical tools and applying these to data collated to improve data management of seabirds, with a particular focus on Antipodean albatross. You will work closely with the Science Advisors, the Bycatch and Threats Manager, and the international team in growing international awareness, engagement, and action among fishing nations to reduce seabird bycatch in international waters, through a range of collaborative, partnership, and technical initiatives.
The position will be focussed on:
- providing analysis on seabird bycatch in priority ocean areas/fisheries for focal seabird species
- ensuring collation, archiving and publication of Antipodean Albatross tracking data to assist the species recovery effort
- supporting spatial analysis of data and fishing efforts to support recovery efforts
- implementation of a pilot study utilising cloud-based data archiving, databases and to test defined decision support tools
- developing options to improve data archiving, publication, and the utility of defined spatial decision-support tools
- building and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders and coordinate cross-agency initiatives
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Sunday 13 August 2023.
For further information, contact Kris Ramm, Marine Bycatch and Threats Manager, at
2 August 2023