Senior Policy Advisor

Join a team that is small but influential, in an organisation that thrives on problem solving for our country

Your new company
This organisation is forward thinking approaching the work they do with a big picture strategic outlook. They work to optimise the contribution they can make to New Zealand citizens and by solving problems that face New Zealand communities from a social and infrastructure level.

Your new role
Our client is looking for a fantastic senior policy advisor to come on board and contribute to the achievements of the Ministry’s objectives through providing high quality advice. You will be conducting thorough research, tackling complex issues and providing tangible solutions.

You will be working with system strategy, investment design and regulatory policy.

In this role you will be involved with coaching and mentoring more junior members of the team. This will be an excellent opportunity to develop people management skills and learn effective ways to guide staff members professionally.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this role, you will have:
  • Key skill in stakeholder engagement
  • Ability to critically synthesis complex information
  • Knowledge of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and cultural competencies
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Solutions and customer focussed outlook with the ability to connect easily
  • Experience scoping and planning policy projects

What you'll get in return
You will be working with a manager who is incredibly supportive and who supports his team to grow both professionally and personally. Join a team that will see you have access to opportunities that other policy teams may not have.

Push yourself professionally and be supported to fast track your skills as a policy professional.

This role offers a competitive salary and flexible working conditions

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to

Otherwise call Poppy now on 04-886-3860.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #2641306


Job Type
Government & Public Services
Policy and Strategy

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Poppy Davis, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington
Level 9, 318 Lambton Quay

Telephone: 048863860