Senior Policy Analystat NZ Ministry of Education
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington, NZ
1d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

Senior Policy Analyst - International Division

  • Important, high-profile and rewarding work
  • Collegial group with a great culture
  • Great professional development & career progression opportunities.
  • This is an opportunity to lead the Ministry's advice on the next steps for international education following the impacts of COVID-19.

    The Ministry's role in international education offers exciting challenges for policy professionals. Our work sits across social and economic policy, and we work closely with other government agencies including TEC, MFAT, MBIE, ENZ among others.

    The International Policy team leads the Ministry's policy advice to deliver systemic change that increases cultural diversity within our education system alongside maximising the social and economic benefits for New Zealand.

    The International Education sector has been significantly impacted by COVID 19 and we have a work programme guided by the New Zealand International Education Strategy 2018-2030.

    Core parts of the work programme include defining what value means for the international education sector, exploring the future of international education in primary and intermediate schools, regulatory change affecting existing levies and fees, progressing an outbound mobility strategy, and leading advice to progress the wellbeing of international students in New Zealand.

    You will be leading or supporting these workstreams and providing business as usual advice to Ministers.

    Work on some fascinating policy issues

    We're looking to bolster our policy team and are opening an exciting opportunity for a Senior Policy Analyst. We're looking for an analyst who is comfortable in leading policy projects including authoring advice to our Ministers.

    You will bring a solid background in thought leadership and strategic advice.

    To be successful, you'll be known for your passion, energy, inquiring mind, collegiality and attitude to succeed. This is interesting and fast paced work.

    We encourage a diverse group of applicants to build on an already great team culture.

    As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to following Te Titiriti guiding principles in our work.

    What we can offer you

    We offer the successful applicants the opportunity to apply and adapt the Ministry's policy frameworks and leading and managing specific policy projects.

    You will get the chance to build positive relationships and engage in effective dialogue with both internal and external stakeholders to deliver on our required outcomes.

    You'll get the chance to influence senior leaders and Ministers with your analytical work and communication skills, and work with a range of stakeholders.

    This is a great opportunity to further develop your policy skills and influence policy change in a very dynamic and fluid environment.

    If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, dealing with cross-cutting complex issues and being a part of a highly motivated team, we'd love to hear from you.

    For more information, contact Freddy Ernst, Senior Manager, International Policy on 029 201 4500 or .

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