Kaitātari Kaupapa Here | Policy Analyst - RM Reform Implementation at Ministry for the Environment, Flexible
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Keen to support the implementation of once-in-a-generation environmental reform?
- Looking for a permanent opportunity with supported pathways to progression?
- Flexible location offered - join a highly skilled remote-team working collaboratively around the NZ motu
He taiao tonui mo nga reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation – be part of this exciting journey.
We have a permanent opportunity available for Kaitātari Kaupapa Here | Policy Analyst to join our Resource Management Reform (RM Reform) – Transition and Implementation team within MfE's Policy Implementation and Delivery (PID) business group.
PID has a stewardship role in enabling environmental policy intention into positive reality. PID leads the planning and management of policy implementation, bringing together integrated partnerships iwi/Māori, partner agencies, local government, councils, industry and the scientific community to achieve collaborative, transformational delivery of environmental reforms.
Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi | About this role
As a Kaitātari Kaupapa Here | Policy Analyst, you will work collaboratively alongside Senior Analysts on a range of projects to support a successful rollout of the RM Reform. You will also work alongside and engage with colleagues and groups across the Ministry, including other RM reform teams. Ideally, you'll bring generalist policy and/or planning skillsets to effectively navigate a range of technical and implementation challenges associated with RM Reform.
Your problem-solving and communication skills will be important to contribute to this mahi, particularly in supporting your senior colleagues in the development of high-quality ministerial briefings, undertaking research activities and contributing to advice that will support overall strategic-decision making. You will also have opportunities to engage with external partners, including with iwi/Māori and local government.
This is a unique opportunity to work with subject matter experts to develop your central government skills, with an implementation focus. You will be part of an interesting, challenging and fast-paced work programme that will make a significant difference to all New Zealanders and our environment.
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. Our ideal candidate will bring:
- Experience as an Analyst/Advisor with skills (and ideally experience) in policy implementation;
- Strong analytical skills, curiosity and problem-solving with the ability to apply a range of frameworks to analysis;
- Good organisation skills - you have the ability to support high-pressure workstreams and experience of working to set deadlines;
- Strong collaboration, teamwork and relationship skills;
- Commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori, with willingness to engage across diverse groups, particularly with Māori and local government.
Most importantly you will be passionate about looking for realistic and effective ways of achieving environmental outcomes that can engage all partners. Resource Management experience and/or an understanding of the machinery of government and legislative reform would be an advantage.
Whānuitanga Utu ā-Tau | Salary Range
Salary range for this role is from $73,280 up to $89,565 pa. Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.
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
- active employee networks including Māori, Asian, Neurodivergent, Women, Pasifika, Rainbow
- 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 Māori into our everyday work, by living our Te Ao Hurihuri Strategy through capability and capacity building.
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 Terrena Kelly at email@example.com. If you require a copy of the position description, please go to www.mfe.govt.nz/jobs and click through to view the advertisement and position description.
We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What's important to us is ‘he rau kotahi tangata' – embracing our multiple talents – by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified and recognise the diversity and uniqueness of our workforce and reaffirm our commitment to create a safe and inclusive environment for everyone.
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.
Rā Katinga | Applications close: end of Sunday 9 October 2022. We encourage you to apply ASAP as we may progress shortlisted candidates to interview ahead of the close date.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for the Environment|
|Position type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||Policy Analyst - PD.pdf (PDF, 552KB)
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