Policy Analyst - Trade Policy at Ministry for Primary Industries, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Matua Kaupapahere Kaitātari –Policy Analyst – Trade Policy team
Ma tau rourou, ma taku rourou, ka ora te iwi (with your contribution and my contribution the people will prosper)
- Fast-paced and interesting international-focused work supporting our primary sectors, including opportunities to:
(i) strengthen bilateral relationships with our primary sector trading partners including through working closely with MPI's off-shore posts.
(ii) support New Zealand's engagement on emerging issues such as e-commerce that are fundamentally changing the international trading environment; and
(iii) represent New Zealand in bilateral, plurilateral and multilateral international trade negotiations.
- Work in a collegial, supportive and dynamic environment.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) vision is that 'New Zealand will be the world's most sustainable provider of high-value food and primary products.' It's no mean feat, and we have a team of hard working and passionate people in a variety of roles both on the ground and in the office supporting us to make this happen.
MPI has a focus on career pathways and we will work with you to help you grow.
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Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The Trade Policy team at MPI supports New Zealand's primary industries by working hard to ensure excellent access for our primary products into as many international markets as possible. This involves engaging in negotiations in bilateral, plurilateral and multilateral contexts and providing the technical expertise required to address particular trade issues relevant to the primary sectors, for example, understanding tariff quota administration systems, addressing non-tariff barriers to trade, and engaging on the agricultural trade policies of other countries.
Ko te tangata mo tēnei tūranga? - Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a candidate that is able to represent MPI (and New Zealand) on the international stage and provide high quality analysis on complex issues. If you have excellent writing skills and are a self-starter that can identify effective solutions and be able to respond to requests that often appear unexpectedly with short time frames, then this is the role for you.
The salary for this role is between $57,425 and $89,445 dependant on skills and experience
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click on “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
For internal candidates please make sure your current manager is aware of your application. Please note this is an opportunity to move into trade policy at your current level.
Applications close: Wednesday 1st December
If you have any questions about the role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for Primary Industries|
|Position type:||Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||JD Policy Analyst or Senior Policy Analyst.pdf (PDF, 215KB)
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