Ministerial Advisor (Level 2) at Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Type: Events Based
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington City
Business Group: Ministerial Services and Secretariat Support
Branch: Te Haumi - Enterprise Pa'rtnerships
Salary: $92,135 - $124,652
Ministerial Advisor (Level 2)
- Provide high level advice to Hon Dr Megan Woods
- Be part of a Government that is putting New Zealanders first
- Fast paced and ever-changing environment
Hon Dr Megan Woods, Minister of Housing, Minister of Energy and Resources, and Minister of Building and Construction, and Associate Minister of Finance is looking for an experienced Ministerial Advisor who is committed to working in a close and trusting working relationship. You will support the Minister by providing sound political advice which will lead to quality and timely decision making and ultimately enhance Government policy decision-making.
Being deeply involved in the Minister's delegated areas of responsibility, you will have the opportunity to gain an insight into the workings of the Executive Government of today. 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. As someone who is able to think on your feet, solving a multitude of issues at any given point you will be able to use your knowledge and experience to help drive the Government's plan forward. Your communication skills and ability to quickly build effective working relationships within the Minister's team, 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 providing advice to the Minister, reviewing and advising on Government policy, Official Information Act requests, Oral and Written Questions from the Opposition, contributing ideas for the programme of the House of Representatives, meeting with advocacy groups, attending joint Ministers' meetings, discussing portfolio related issues with a Minister's officials or assisting the Minister's staff to progress Government legislation.
The right applicants will have a mixture of the following:
- Effective planning and co-ordination skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines and adapt to competing and changing priorities; and
- An excellent understanding of existing government, parliamentary and public service protocols and processes
- Highly developed interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to relate to and gain the confidence of the Minister and diverse stakeholders
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
- The ability to effectively interpret a wide range of information and resolve complex issues under pressure.
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.
The Department of Internal Affairs is committed to the professional development of its employees, offering a number of in-house and self-paced online learning opportunities.
Applications close: 11.55pm, Thursday 2 February 2022
For more information please contact: Ministerial Resourcing, email@example.com , 04 817-8899
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Department of Internal Affairs|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
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