Kaitātari Kaupapa Here Matua/Kaitātari Kaupapa Here/ - Senior Policy Analysts/Policy Analysts - Climate Change (multiple roles) at Ministry for the Environment, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Permanent/Fixed Term/Secondment opportunities available
- High profile work
- Work directly to combat and adapt to climate change
- Flexible working to support your work-life balance
Our purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation – be part of this exciting journey.
Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi | About the roles
We are looking for a number of experienced Senior and Analysts to lead and support our exciting and impactful Climate Change work programmes.
You will get to work on some hot policy issues such as:
- Implementing key actions of the Emissions Reduction and National Adaptation Plans
- Working to enhance the Emissions Trading Scheme
- Development of a framework for managed retreat
- Exploring financial market and institutional arrangements to support the transition to a low emissions economy
- Developing a voluntary carbon market
- Contributing to efforts to complement domestic climate mitigation with access to offshore mitigation
You will work closely and collaboratively with teams in the Climate Change Directorate, but also have a strong outward facing focus too, particularly with iwi/Māori, central government agencies, local government, industry groups and the private sector.
As a Senior you will also provide coordination and technical leadership for projects and have the opportunity to mentor junior members of the team to build their capability.
This is a great opportunity for you to utilise your policy expertise and play an active role in supporting Aotearoa New Zealand to achieve positive environmental outcomes.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
We are looking for people with experience in policy development and implementation who can deliver quality work in a fast-paced environment. As a Senior, you will be recognised as an expert in policy processes.
You will have a collaborative approach, strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to quickly build credibility and trust across diverse groups.
You will also bring a mixture of the following:
- a background in climate change policy advice or regulatory policy advice
- experience providing policy advice to senior leaders and Ministers
- ability to lead complex cross-governmental policy development and/or implementation programmes
- strong communication skills with the ability to deliver insights to technical and non-technical audiences
- have an understanding of the interests of iwi/Māori in relation to particular policy issues
- economic analysis skills
- knowledge of resource management/planning
- an agile approach, with a desire to make a difference
- comfortable dealing with ambiguity and embrace complexity and the ability to think creatively
- commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori.
Policy Analyst: $73,280 to $89,565 pa
Senior Policy Analyst: $101,802 to $124,424 pa
Appointment within these ranges will be based on skills and experience.
Mō mātou | About us
The Ministry's purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation.
- a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
- agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE'
- generous leave entitlements
- training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori courses
- active social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff network
- opportunities for development and education.
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 Maori 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: Tuesday, 7 June 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for the Environment|
|Position type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||Policy Analyst - PD.docx (Word, 1.50MB)
Senior Policy Analyst - PD.docx (Word, 1.50MB)
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