Principal Policy Advisor - New Fixed Term Opportunity

Principal Policy Advisor - New Fixed Term Opportunity

Ministry Of Business Innovion And Employment

Principal Policy Advisor - New Fixed Term Opportunity

Details of the offer

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi| About this role

Take the lead to solve complex policy challenges in our new Boundary Travel and COVID-19 Policy team
High profile role, with strong support from senior management in MBIE
Exciting 12 month fixed term or secondment opportunity

About our MBIE policy community
MBIE has a diverse range of policy, regulatory and service delivery responsibilities that help build the economic success of New Zealand. Our purpose is to “grow New Zealand for all” and our work makes a difference to many aspects of New Zealanders' daily lives. This work is all the more important with many key government priorities being delivered in 2021 and beyond. There couldn't be a better time to join us and make an impact!
MBIE has a well-established public policy community. We work with multiple Ministers across a wide range of subjects; from building and resources, to science and innovation, to Maori economic development, to labour and employment, plus many more. Our work programmes are as interesting as they are varied. For more information go to: MBIE Policy Community .

About our Principal Policy Advisors
Our Principal Policy Advisors take the lead on complex and high profile government policy projects. They apply their policy expertise, influencing skills and their superb communication to engage and work collaboratively with various groups and Ministerial offices. They bring their solid understanding of legislative frameworks and processes, Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles, and the wider political environment to better position New Zealand for the future. They are part of our policy leadership teams and share their knowledge to support and coach others to improve our public policy capability.

Are you who we are looking for?
We are looking for motivated people with experience leading policy principles in high-profile projects and a track record of problem solving and providing quality advice in complex situations.
Ideally you will have:
Experience leading complex policy projects within central government
Understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and application of these in public policy and in partnership with Maori
Wide ranging knowledge of policy development disciplines and processes
Strong stakeholder relationship building, influencing and engagement skills to gain the cooperation and commitment of others
Demonstrated capability in working with Ministers, senior public service officials, internal and external stakeholders
Passion for leading and coaching others to develop their policy craft and take their careers to the next level
The ability to work through ambiguity and deliver results

The new opportunity is in the following team (please refer attached Team Profile for more information):
Economic Development and Transitions

Come join us and make a difference to New Zealanders
This is a high profile role, with strong support from senior management in MBIE. You will be able to demonstrate a breadth of skills and see the results of your work affecting delivery and business' ability to operate.
Click on theAPPLYbutton to submit your CV and cover letter. Information regarding the team, their work and work location options can be found in the attached Team Profile document. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process. We welcome your enquiries – for a confidential chat please contact Paige ********** quoting ref MBIE/1495852-W.

Applications close 5pm Tuesday 26 January 2021

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