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19/484 Senior Policy Analyst and Policy Analyst

Department of Internal Affairs
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Policy
Branch: Policy, Regulation and Communities


  • You will join a team striving to improve outcomes for New Zealanders
  • You will apply your analytical, research and writing skills to provide advice to Ministers and senior leaders in the public sector
  • We are looking for senior policy analysts and analysts to work on a range of policy issues

The Policy Group in Internal Affairs supports eight Ministers. We have a flexible approach to managing our work and our analysts can work in any of our portfolio areas, that means you ll have opportunities to work on a wide variety of projects. Our current work programme includes:

  • Supporting local government to increase its resilience and responsiveness
  • Supporting the work of the Government Chief Digital Officer
  • Reviewing online gambling in New Zealand to determine how it should be regulated
  • Making changes to the Racing Act to modernise racing in New Zealand
  • Making it easier for people to give back to the community by volunteering

We re looking for solid experience in policy or a complementary discipline. Our work involves a lot of regulatory policy.  Senior policy analysts will have the opportunity to lead, mentor and develop others.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access. We are happy to consider offering part time roles for the right candidate.

If you want a job where the work you do matters to New Zealand, we would like to hear from you.


Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 6 October 2019
For more information please contact: Phillipa Guthrey,
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