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Advisor, National Advisory Council on Employment of Women (NACEW)

Ministry for Women
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Part Time
Posted Date:
Closing Date:
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Job Description

  • Permanent, part-time flexible (0.5 FTE)
  • Contribute to improving outcomes for NZ women
  • Provide high quality policy advice and support to NACEW

The Ministry for Women is improving outcomes for New Zealand women.

Our work currently focuses on three priority areas that contribute towards the Government's priorities:

  • Ensuring the contribution of women and girls is valued
  • Ensuring all women and girls are financially secure and can fully participate and thrive
  • Ensuring all women and girls are free from all forms of violence and harassment

The National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women (NACEW) is a ministerial advisory committee established in 1967. Its role is to provide independent advice to the Minister for Women on a range of perspectives of women's employment issues.

NACEW reports to the Minister for Women, with secretariat support provided by the Ministry for Women and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

The purpose of this position is to provide policy support to NACEW. The NACEW Advisor will work closely with the Chair of NACEW and its members to additionally deliver administrative services that support NACEW's work.

The Ministry selects on capability not gender and welcomes applications from candidates who have/demonstrate:

  • knowledge of event management and implementation
  • ability to work methodically and systematically with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • knowledge of machinery of government and experience working in a public sector environment
  • effective oral and written communication skills
  • the ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.

If you are keen to broaden your skills in a generalist role and interested in developing your policy knowledge of issues for women, we would welcome your application including a cover letter and CV, even if you do not meet all of the above criteria.

A full job description is attached.

The salary range for this position is $62,100 to $93,100, with a mid-point of $77,600.

Please note the salary will be pro-rated on a 0.5 FTE.

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 and should be sent to

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