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Graduate Advisor MaES / MaES Advisor / Senior MaES Advisor

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Ministerial and Executive Services Advisor


  • Client focus role
  • Varied work
  • Supportive and friendly team

About the Role

We are looking for a permanent Advisor to join our Official and Parliamentary Information (OPI) team. You will be responsible for analysis and advice on, and management of requests, correspondence, issues and ministerial responses and executive services processes.
The role will give you an opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the Ministry, Parliament and its business and functions. 
Skills and Experience

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • good knowledge of New Zealand Parliament and government structures and processes
  • great relationship management skills
  • enjoy working with complex issues
  • the ability to explain your thinking clearly in conversations and in writing
  • strong client focus and prioritisation skills.


Most importantly, you will have a great work ethic, attitude and be a team player.


If you have the necessary skills and experience, we want to hear from you.


About our Team


This is a busy team, assisting our Ministers and Chief Executive to respond to public interest in the Ministry's activities.  Our work includes providing advice in response to Official Information Act requests, Parliamentary and select committee questions. 


We are highly motivated and focused on providing quality and timely service to all of our stakeholders - Ministers, ministry staff, media and general public.


How to Apply


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV and cover letter, and complete the online application form.  Note - your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key accountabilities listed in the position description.


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


Applications close: Sunday, 2 June 2019


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