Policy Advisor at Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Eager for your new role to have a real impact and join a passionate, focused team?
- Rewarding work in a diverse and motivated team who have fun while working hard
- Permanent role, centrally located opposite Wellington train station'
Mō te tūnga | About the roles
The System Policy branch plays an important system leadership and stewardship role for the housing and urban development systems. We work across a wide range of areas focusing on identifying system level problems and the barriers to change, developing policy solutions that enable HUD to achieve its strategic objectives, and advising Ministers and decision makers.
Our work is informed by, and influences, a range of key stakeholders including: other government agencies, local government, iwi and Māori, property developers and investors, and community organisations.
Across our teams we cover the critical aspects which we need to focus on to achieve system change. Our teams are: Housing Supply and Affordability, Homelessness, and Planning and Infrastructure.
This role sits with the Homelessness team who provides advice on a range of issues related to preventing and reducing homelessness and other areas impacting on vulnerable populations housing outcomes. This includes the emergency Housing Review, the Homelessness Action Plan and the Supported Housing review.
In this role you will have the opportunity to work on topical, complex and high priority issues relevant to all New Zealanders, while being provided with strong support networks and development opportunities. You will lead and contribute to projects, working across HUD, with other agencies and stakeholders to undertake analysis on cross-cutting issues; advising Ministers on interventions needed to achieve system level changes; and influencing others across the system to help realise change.
The salary range for this role is $70,051 to 85,617.
Ō wheako, ō pukenga | About you
You will work with other policy professionals to analyse complex and challenging problems, and deliver policy solutions. To enable this, you will have an understanding, and some experience of applying policy frameworks, tools and approaches to policy projects. You will also have good written and verbal communication skills.
What you'll bring to these roles:
- Experience supporting complex policy projects, including on system wide issues, at a level appropriate to the role
- Ability to engage effectively with delivery agencies, stakeholders and other government agencies
- Relevant tertiary qualifications.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please click on the APPLY button to be directed to the application page, from here you can upload your CV and cover letter. Please note, while applications close Friday, 10 February 2023, we will be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in these positions.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.'
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Housing and Urban Development|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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