Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Policy & analysis
Ongoing - Full Time
Urban Performance, Policy Manager, OCE Nov 2016.pdf (PDF, 394KB)
The Urban Performance team
Well performing cities play a key role in modern economies. There is a significant opportunity to increase the contribution that New Zealand’s urban areas, particularly Auckland, make to New Zealand’s prosperity. MBIE has portfolio responsibility for many aspects central to the performance of our urban systems. Through the establishment of a new Urban Performance team we are looking to better harness that influence towards our objective of growing New Zealand for all.
This newly-formed team is responsible for working across MBIE, central and local government to:
As a part of our team we can offer you the opportunity to:
Key requirements for the role
We need a proven policy manager with an innovative approach to come on board and use their strategic nous and relationship management skills to build the team, prioritise the work programme and work closely across a range of internal and external stakeholders.
To be successful in this role you will need policy acumen, an excellent understanding of the machinery of government, strong relationship management skills, experience (and a high degree of comfort) dealing with ambiguity along with a proven ability to communicate with influence. A demonstrated ability to building a team culture and a flexible approach to your work and willingness to adapt to changing priorities are also required.
To apply, please click the “Apply” button which will take you to our website where you can read the position description. To apply, complete the application form and submit your CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.
Enquiries can be made to Ann Crawford at Ann.firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference number 1248744
Application close 5.00pm Thursday 15th December 2015.