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Principal Policy Advisor

NZ Ministry of Justice
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Policy & analysis
Wellington City
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2x Principal/Senior Policy Advisors Joint Venture (6 months), Wellington


We are looking for two experienced policy advisors to join our newly established strategic policy function – the Design, Integration and Innovation team. The roles are part of a team of experienced advisors who lead the JVBU's policy thinking. Key skills required are policy, machinery of government, stakeholder management, cross-government working. No prior knowledge of family and sexual violence is required. Key responsibilities for these roles include:

  • leading policy development for the national strategy and action plan in specific policy areas (e.g. leadership, early intervention, crisis response, long term healing)
  • working closely with lead agencies on dealing with sexual harassment
  • leading for the JVBU on implementing Budget 2019 funding for violence prevention initiatives, including engagement with JV agencies and regional/community stakeholders, options analysis and advice, and implementation planning
  • feeding into and influencing other cross-Government wellbeing policy work.

Salary range:  $114,785 - $162,050

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Applications close on Sunday June 2019.


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