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18/152 Policy Analyst

Department of Internal Affairs
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

Type: Fixed Term/Secondment to 30 April 2019 Hours: Full time Location: Wellington Business Group: Policy Group Branch: Policy, Regulation and Communities Salary: $63,214 - $85,525

Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment with good team dynamics and great development opportunities?

Do you want to:

  • Be a key part of producing high quality and timely ministerial servicing for a variety of Ministers?
  • Work in a fast paced supportive team?
  • Work across a broad range of policy issues across the Department?

It's exciting times within the Policy Group as we implement our new operating model, develop relationships with new Ministers and start work in a new high tech building. We are implementing changes to ensure our teams are fit-for-purpose and can deliver work programmes and expert policy and operational services to Ministers and across the Department.

We have a Policy Analyst vacancy in our Ministerial Advice team providing a great opportunity to gain policy experience in Central Government. You will work in a stimulating environment and be part of a team that provides high quality and timely ministerial servicing for a variety of Ministers.

You will be expected to:

  • Prepare briefings and speeches for Ministers on a wide range of issues;
  • Prepare responses to ministerial correspondence, Parliamentary questions and Official Information Act requests;
  • Liaise with Ministers' offices and other teams across the branch and Department; and
  • Keep informed about relevant and emerging issues.

Ideally you will have:

  • A "can do" attitude with a commitment to quality and continuous improvement;
  • A track record of working effectively in a team, and the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders;
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure; and
  • A degree in the area of Public Policy, History, Law, Politics, Social Sciences, or another relevant subject, or relevant experience.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading policy group where your efforts will be acknowledged and your professional development planned and supported.

If you're self-motivated and keen to work in a supportive, engaging and highly-committed Department, we would be interested in hearing from you.

Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 22 April 2018 For more information please contact: Hamish Cameron on 021 403306 or Job description: To review the full job description, please click here, if you are unable to follow this link, please veiw on our careers website.

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