Kaitatari | Analyst - National Planning Framework at Ministry for the Environment, Flexible
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Want to be part of influencing national direction as part of the new RM system?
- Two permanent full-time opportunities with supported pathways to progression
- Flexible location (in NZ) offered - join a remote-based team working collaboratively around the motu
He taiao tonui mo nga reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation – be part of this exciting journey.
Resource Management (RM) reform is at a pivotal point in Aotearoa. As part of the proposed Natural and Built Environments Act, central government's proposed new National Planning Framework (NPF) will provide integrated strategic direction on the management of the environment.
We are calling out to established and experienced Analysts looking for a one-off unique opportunity to be part of this high-profile mahi in a growing team that offers real opportunities for progression.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
As an Kaitātari / Analyst within our specialist team, you will work in close collaboration with Senior Analysts leading workstreams at the forefront of transitioning national direction to the new RM system. Your familiarity with the Resource Management Act and superior writing skills will be paramount to successfully support work delivery. Specifically, the translation of policy decisions into drafting instructions, the re-drafting of existing national direction into the first NPF, and the development and peer-review of high-quality ministerial briefings.
You will also have opportunities to contribute to high-quality research, analysis, problem-solving and strategic conversations as part of the team, to help shape and influence the transition and implementation of a critical part of the new RM system for Aotearoa New Zealand.
This is interesting, challenging and fast-paced mahi, so we are looking for proactive candidates who can ‘hit the ground running'.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
If you feel motivated by this kaupapa and want to contribute to significant environmental reform then we want to hear from you. The panel will look for evidence within your cover letter as to how you feel you meet the following key requirements:
- Commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori
- Experience working as an Analyst/Advisor within central government, ideally in legislative design
- RMA knowledge and/or experience, preferably with existing national direction
- Superior writing skills with proven capability to write ministerial briefings and advice
- Proven ability to support high-pressure workstreams and achieve set deadlines – highly proactive in nature
- Strong collaboration, teamwork and relationship development skills
- Likely to have an academic qualification in economics, environmental science, social science, planning, policy, or law.
Salary range for this role is from $73,280 up to $89,565. Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter. Note: your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.
If you require further information about this position please contact Toni Kennerley via firstname.lastname@example.org. If you require a copy of the position description, please email email@example.com
Rā Katinga | Applications close: end of Sunday 22 May 2022. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as we may shortlist and commence interviews ahead of the closing date.
Mō mātou | About us
The Ministry's purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation. We offer:
- a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
- agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE'
- generous leave entitlements
- training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori courses
- active social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff network
- opportunities for development and education.
A key priority for the Ministry is Te Ao Māori. This means we work with our Treaty partner to advance Māori priorities for the environment and for environmental success. We will be confident and coordinated in our ongoing engagement with Māori and lead the natural resources system in engaging for success with tangata whenua. We will grow our capability and capacity to accurately reflect Māori views in our work. An organisational priority is that we accurately reflect Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Maori into our everyday work, by living our Te Ao Hurihuri Strategy through capability and capacity building.
We want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.
MfE's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees who come to our offices, work at non-MfE offices (this does not include remote workers working from home) or interact with the public in the course of their work must be fully vaccinated. During the application process you will be asked to provide details of your vaccination status, and depending on the nature of your work, you may be asked to provide evidence of your Vaccine Pass prior to an offer being made.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for the Environment|
|Position type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||Analyst - PD .pdf (PDF, 530KB)
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