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Senior Advisor Operational Policy and Practice

Employer:
Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
12-Oct-2017
Closing Date:
23-Oct-2017
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Job Description

Senior Advisor Operational Policy and Practice

 

 

  • Are you a thought leader who can you influence the Big Picture?
  • Do you understand how Policy and Law changes impact clients across New Zealand
  • Permanent role, Wellington based

 

About Us

 

The Operational Policy and Practice team is part of Service Delivery within the Ministry of Social Development. We provide advice and guidance to teams across New Zealand who work with our clients and external stakeholders.  We're also experts in understanding how policy and law changes could impact our people and our clients. 

 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a senior practitioner to join this small, high performing team.

 

As a Senior Advisor you'll be responsible for:

 

  • Scoping, planning and leading pieces of work that can range from improving the consistency and accuracy of service delivery practice to simply making things easier for our people and our clients
  • Being the subject matter expert; knowing the questions to ask to inform design for the best possible outcome
  • Providing advice to groups across the Ministry on the implementation of new legislation and other government projects
  • Seamlessly operating across Service Delivery, Policy, and Legal worlds

 

About You - Skills and Experience

 

The right person will have:

 

  • Proven ability to lead inside  complex pieces of work for government
  • Outstanding relationship management skills that creates an environment where people with different views can work together to achieve the best possible outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret legislation and contribute to policy design
  • A curious mind capable of understanding complex issues and researching solutions

 

If you are ready for your next great career move, we would love to hear from you.

 

How to Apply

 

To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application form and submit your CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for this role.

All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at jobs@msd.govt.nz

 

Applications close Monday 23rd October 2017

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