Kaitātari Kaupapa Here Matua | Senior Policy Analyst - Infrastructure & Growth Team at Ministry for the Environment, Flexible
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Flexible on Location
- Permanent Position and 12 Month Fixed Term Position available
- Support Flexible Working
Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi | About this role
The Urban and Infrastructure Planning and Policy unit has team members across Aotearoa NZ, including in the Wellington office, Christchurch office and Auckland policy office. Essentially, we work on all things urban policy - including urban: planning, design, growth, housing, infrastructure and climate related urban issues. We work collaboratively with other agencies, especially with Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga - the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The Senior Policy Analyst role we have available is in the Infrastructure and Growth team, which sits under the Urban and Infrastructure Planning and Policy Unit, but we work collaboratively and across the unit based on priorities and resourcing needs and to accommodate growth development opportunities for our people.
In this role you will be working across infrastructure and growth policy, implementation and delivery. You will support the effective and efficient operation of infrastructure policy in the current RMA system as well as help shape and implement the new resource management system. In particular you will be providing policy advice, including monitoring and reporting, on how infrastructure is provided for through multiple policy areas, such as the evolving Natural and Built Environments Bill, National Policy Statement on Urban Development, Enabling Housing Supply legislation and Emissions Reduction Plan.
This role offers a unique opportunity to work as part of a high performing, focussed unit to deliver and implement urban and infrastructure policy within the existing system and the future resource management system.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
This role would suit policy professionals who have:
- A good working knowledge of the RMA
- An understanding of the role infrastructure plays to support growth and development
- Good policy development skills and experience
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Able to connect with partners and stakeholders and building relationships
- Ability to work across a number of work streams and to manage competing priorities
- Comfort in working with ambiguity and adaptability to changing priorities and new and emerging issues
- And are great team players.
Whānuitanga Utu ā-Tau | Salary range
Salary range for this role is $101,802 to $124,424 pa. Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.
Ngā hua ka puta i te mahi ki MfE | Benefits of working at MfE
- a flexible by default approach to create a healthy 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.
Mō mātou | About us
The Ministry's purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation.
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.
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The location for this role is flexible which means you can work anywhere in New Zealand and there is an option to work from home. As a flexible friendly employer, we are happy to discuss solutions that may work for you and the business. We value and care about enabling our people to work in a way that means they can work at their best.
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.
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Rā Katinga | Applications close: Sunday 27th November 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for the Environment|
|Position type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||Senior Policy Analyst - PD.pdf (PDF, 534KB)
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