Kaitātari Mātāmua | Principal Analyst, Adaptation - Climate Change at Ministry for the Environment, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Opportunity to influence positive change
- High profile work
- Flexible working to support your work-life balance
Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi | About this role
We are looking for a strategic and innovative Principal Analyst to lead our work to implement Aotearoa New Zealand's first National Adaptation Plan.
You will provide thought leadership and share your expertise to build capability and strengthen the quality of our policy advice. You will provide judgement and direction in an operating context that is complex and often ambiguous.
Key areas of focus of the role include:
- providing direction on the long-term goals relating to strengthening our resilience, building capacity and reducing vulnerability to the impacts of climate change
- helping ensure actions are implemented to create a positive impact for all New Zealanders
This is an opportunity for you to play a key role to influence positive change and work in an exciting policy area.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
Our ideal candidate will bring:
- strategic leadership and intellectual capability
- technical knowledge in the areas of adaptation policy, legislative design, funding and financing mechanisms
- strong stakeholder management and engagement skills across diverse groups
- a collaborative operating style
- intellectually sharp, capable, and agile you will lead, influence and manoeuvre through complex political situations effectively
- political savvy in terms of tact, discretion and diplomacy
- coaching and mentoring experience
- an ability to apply Māori worldviews in a way that makes a meaningful difference to policy advice, partnerships, and relationships with others
- commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori.
Most importantly, you will be passionate about looking for new and innovative ways of achieving environmental outcomes.
Whānuitanga Utu ā-Tau | Salary Range
Salary range for this role is $155,491 to $190,044 pa. Appointment within this range 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
- active employee networks including Māori, Asian, Neurodivergent, Women, Pasifika, Rainbow
- 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 Māori 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.
If you require further information about this position please contact Ngaire Howes at Ngaire.firstname.lastname@example.org. If you require a copy of the position description, please go to www.mfe.govt.nz/jobs and click through to view the advertisement and position description.
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.
We want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at email@example.com if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.
Rā Katinga | Applications close: Sunday, 9 October 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for the Environment|
|Position type:||Permanent Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||Principal Analyst - PD.docx (Word, 1.50MB)
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