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18/004 Senior Advisor

Department of Internal Affairs
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Service and System Transformation | 18/004 Senior Advisor

Type: Secondment/Fixed term - 12 months
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Government Chief Privacy Office (GCPO)
Branch: Service and System Transformation
Salary: $84,301 - $114,054

Senior Advisor to Government Chief Privacy Officer (12 month secondment)

  • Work within a government privacy environment
  • Engagement and support in lifting privacy maturity across government

Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.

We have an opportunity for a Senior Advisor to the Government Chief Privacy Officer (GCPO), assisting with leadership on all government approach to privacy. The GCPO team sits within the Service and System Transformation branch of DIA, a branch supports the Chief Executive in his role as Government Chief Digital Officer.

As more people are able to access government services digitally, New Zealanders need to have trust and confidence that the Government takes all aspects of privacy and security seriously.

The Senior Advisor will support the GCPO by:

  • direct engagement with State Sector agencies to help them with their privacy maturity journey
  • development of guidance and advice to agencies on privacy practice
  • providing insight into agency needs and what works "on the ground"

Do you want to:

  • Work in an exciting team that is setting the vision for privacy across government?
  • Deliver robust advice to Ministers to help lift system capability?
  • Work closely with key stakeholders in the State sector to facilitate co-ordination on privacy related matters?

Experience in operating within a privacy team would be helpful. If you want a job where the work you do matters to New Zealand, we would like to hear from you. 

Applications close:5pm, Wednesday 31 January 2018
For more information please contact: Russell Cooke on 04 816 4054 or
Job description: To review the full job description, please click here 

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