Senior Policy Advisor | Wellington
|Category:||Policy and Research|
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Senior Policy Advisor June 2015.pdf (PDF, 388KB)
|Application Close Date:||25-Feb-2019|
- Be the builders of change in the building system!
- Help us ensure the spaces we live and work in are safe and durable
- Help us set the strategy for one of NZ's most important sectors
Be part of the biggest reform of the building regulatory system in the last 15 years.
We are looking for a Senior Policy Advisor who enjoys working at the strategic level, and is passionate to help us create a better building sector - not only for those in the industry, but for all New Zealanders.
Play your part in shaping one of New Zealand's leading sectors that employs 250,000 workers and is set to contribute more than $41 billion to New Zealand's economy in 2023.
About the role
This is your opportunity to ensure the spaces where New Zealanders live and work are safe and durable. No previous building systems experience is required, as you are able to leverage the knowledge and industry experience of our in-house building system experts. You will be supported by a range of experienced policy professionals from across the organisation to help test your thinking and support your career development.
The System Strategy & Performance (SSP) team sets the strategy for the building regulatory system. We keep abreast of trends and innovation so that we can respond to issues and opportunities that affect the performance of our system.
As a Senior Policy Advisor within the SSP team, you are able to think strategically across a wide range of issues and apply critical thinking and analytical skills to challenge the status quo. You will work with our data, research and evaluation experts and external stakeholders, to develop evidence-based strategy, performance frameworks, and with our policy and implementation teams to effect the intended change.
Skills and experience for these roles
- Strategic policy experience
- Produces high quality briefings and Cabinet papers for Ministers
- Builds relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
- Influences others and works collaboratively
- Gets to the heart of an issue quickly
- Solves problems and generate ideas
- Understands the machinery of government.
Come work with smart and driven people that want to make a difference
MBIE is an incredibly diverse organisation, employing more than 4,000 people across a range of roles. We share a commitment to growing New Zealand for all.
We create opportunities for our people to gain experience in different parts of our organisation.
We are committed to providing more contemporary, flexible ways of working so our people can work in a way that best suits them, their work and their life. That includes giving our people more choice about when, how and where they work.
Click on the APPLY button below in order to start the online application process. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
We welcome your questions and enquiries regarding these roles. Please feel free to email Marg.Kennedy@mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE/1379007.
Applications close on Sunday 24th February 2019.