Ministerial Advisor (Level 2) at Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Type: Events Based
Hours: Full time
Business Group: Ministerial Services and Secretariat Support
Branch: Enterprise Partnerships
Salary: $92,135 -$124,652
- Provide high level advice to the Minister
- Be part of a Government that is putting New Zealanders first
- Fast paced and ever-changing environment
Hon Andrew Little is seeking a Ministerial Advisor who is committed to working in a close and trusting working relationship. You will support the Minister by providing sound political and policy advice which will lead to quality and timely decision making and ultimately enhance Government policy decision-making.
Being deeply involved in many of the Minister's delegated areas of responsibility, you will have the opportunity to gain an insight into the workings of the Executive Government. This is a unique opportunity to share, contribute and strengthen your political knowledge at the heart of Government decision making.
You will be relied upon to have an excellent understanding of existing government and public service protocols and processes which leads to effective decision making. You will be known as someone who is able to think on your feet and solve a multitude of issues at any given point. Your communications skills and ability to quickly build effective working relationships within the Minister's office, with peers and key stakeholders will result in you being sought out as a credible and reliable expert.
On any given day, you could be involved in responding to Official Information Act requests, Written and Oral Questions, providing advice on Cabinet papers, attending joint Minister's meetings, and discussing portfolio related issues with officials.
The Minister values and requires a high level of trust and self-management, allowing you to work independently while contributing to team results. It is essential you are able to keep the Minister and team informed of issues that impact on the workings of government. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills along with attention to detail are essential. A relevant tertiary qualification and/or previous experience working in a ministerial office or government department are highly desirable.
If you can interpret a wide range of information and resolve complex issues under pressure, this role may be just the next career move you are looking for.
Applicants must be a NZ Citizen and are required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret national security clearance. You can check your eligibility here Eligibility self-check tool | Protective Security Requirements
Applications close: 5pm, 4th October 2022
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At the Department of Internal Affairs, the work we do makes New Zealand a better place for those born here, and those new New Zealanders who have chosen to call this country home.
Kaua e rangiruatia te hāpai o te hoe; e kore tō tātou waka e ū ki uta
Do not lift the paddle out of unison or our canoe will never reach the shore
Enterprise Partnerships cover a range of entities, functions or institutions. Today these currently include the National Library, Archives New Zealand, Ministerial Services, and the Gambling Commission. Each 'enterprise' has its own unique kaupapa, and through its 'partnership' with Te Tari Taiwhenua, will be supported to achieve their goals. The nature of each partnership will depend on the goals and needs of the entity.
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