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Lead Data Storyteller

Lead Data Storyteller

Req ID:  26567
Department:  Data + Analytics (89251252)
Division:  New Zealand (T30000)
Job Family:  Data

About the role

  • Help shape the future of how we leverage data to flip traditional banking on its head

  • Collaborate with talented teams of data scientists, engineers, analysts and internal stakeholders.

  • Experience a human-first culture, in a place where you can belong


At ANZ our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive and to achieve this, we need a talented Lead Storyteller to join our Enterprise Analytics Team. The Enterprise Analytics Team sits within our Data & Analytics Division and helps the business to make better decisions through the application of high quality insights and advanced analytics. As our Lead Storyteller you’ll not only be joining a great team - you’ll be joining a large community of Data and Analytics professionals, with the scale and ambition to keep growing. And right now, our Data community is on an exciting journey. Harnessing the power of Data is a strategic priority across the bank, which is why we have a roadmap in place to make us New Zealand’s leading Data driven organisation. There’s a constant drive to push the boundaries of how data and analytics are applied - we’re serious about letting our data professionals use their skills to deliver meaningful impact. Being part of ANZ means playing a part in this change and shaping the future of data at the bank – which means lots of opportunity to broaden your skill set and progress your data career.


Role details: 12 month, fulltime (flexible) role

Location: Auckland

What will your day look like

Using your strong strategic thinking, business acumen, and presence and influence across senior stakeholders, you’ll influence business decisions by creating powerful and compelling business narratives using data that explains why things are happening, what the options are and the recommended course of action.

More on this role: 


  • You’ll make sure the Data & Analytics team design and deliver analytics solutions that provide meaningful value to the business by ensuring the business context is considered throughout the process. And you’ll create and present Data Stories that communicate those solutions in a way that engage, explain and enlighten the business about “why” and “what to do next”

  • Facilitation and capture of stakeholder requirements for analytics work

  • Translation of stakeholder business requirements into analytics problem statements and work plans for analytics teams

  • Developing ANZ’s Data Storytelling capability including service offering, processes, assets and coaching others

  • You’ll be working in a team where collaboration and relationship building is key. We are interested in people who enjoy a dynamic, rapidly changing environment, who want to drive change in the organisation.

What will you bring?

We need people who are brilliant in their field and who strive to test the boundaries. We’re looking for people with amazing capability who want to help shape the future of Data@ANZ.

To grow and be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following: 

  • Excellent communication skills: in addition to oral and written, this includes well developed facilitation skills, and being able to translate technical, analytical work into everyday language for a business audience

  • Data Literacy: Data Analysis and Data Visualisation skills

  • Excellent Stakeholder Management skills with the ability to network and influence

  • Understanding of Financial Services: Product, Customer, Channel Strategy.

  • A growth mindset and desire to continually learn and share new techniques and ideas


You’re not expected to have 100% of these skills. At ANZ a growth mindset is at the heart of our culture and we actively encourage people to try new. So if this role interests you and you feel you have most of these things in your toolbox, we’d love to hear from you.

So, why join us?

Our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. That’s why we strive to create a balanced, sustainable economy in which everyone can take part and build a better life. By helping people make the most of what they have, we transform ideas, hard work and ambition into reality.


ANZ recognises the value of an inclusive and diverse work environment. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from diverse candidates. Our recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.


Some of what we offer

  • Career progressing opportunities

  • Competitive staff banking benefits

  • Additional leave policies to help you achieve work life balance

  • Work within collaborative and inspiring teams


We work flexibly at ANZ. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.


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You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and search for the reference number 26567

Job Posting End Date

4 December, 2022. 11.59pm

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