Kaitātari Kaupapa Here / Kaitātari Kaupapa Here Matua | Policy Analyst / Senior Policy Analyst - Freshwater Implementation
Ministry for the Environment
Wellington, New Zealand
4d ago

Job Description

Permanent / Fixed term / Secondment (2 years) opportunities available

  • Be part of the Essential Freshwater programme to turn policy into reality
  • Flexible working to support your work-life balance
  • Strong inclusive and supportive culture
  • Use your implementations and delivery experience on interesting and exciting work that will make a difference to Aotearoa New Zealand and our environment!

    Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi About this role

    We are looking for a number of experienced Policy Analysts and Senior Policy Analysts to join our dynamic Policy and Implementation Delivery team.

    This is an opportunity to drive implementation of the Essential Freshwater programme to improve freshwater quality and ecosystems in both urban and rural areas across all of Aotearoa New Zealand.

    These roles will play an integral part in a variety of areas from system design, regulation, development and implementation of the freshwater farm plans system, to producing guidance and oversight of national direction.

    This includes scoping and leading key projects to provide tools, support and guidance to the regional sector, iwi and hapū, rural sector and others.

    You will apply innovation, practicality, and collaborative ways of working into policy implementation, embedding a te ao Māori perspective, and building relationships and working with key partners and stakeholders.

    Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and experience

    Our ideal candidate will bring :

  • for one of the roles, experience in RM planning, science, or agriculture
  • for one of the roles, an understanding of farming, particularly experience of the agriculture sector
  • demonstrated experience in policy implementation at a national or regional level
  • experience working with tangata whenua, regional councils or the primary sector
  • familiarity with environmental management or freshwater
  • proven experience delivering quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • strong analytical skills
  • a desire to influence and think creatively to achieve results
  • cultural capability in te ao Māori and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi is essential, with a deep understanding required for one of the roles : at the Ministry we seek to bring te ao Māori into all of our work
  • strong engagement skills and ability to effectively build and manage relationships
  • project leadership and mentoring experience.
  • Mō mātou About us

    The Ministry's purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation.

    We offer :

  • a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
  • agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as One MfE'
  • generous leave entitlements
  • training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ōna tikanga Māori courses
  • active social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff network
  • opportunities for development and education.
  • A key priority for the Ministry is Te Ao Māori. This means we work with our Treaty partner to advance Māori priorities for the environment and for environmental success.

    We will be confident and coordinated in our ongoing engagement with Māori and lead the natural resources system in engaging for success with tangata whenua.

    We will grow our capability and capacity to accurately reflect Māori views in our work.

    We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What's important to us is he rau kotahi tangata' embracing our multiple talents by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive.

    We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.

    The location for this role is flexible which means you can work anywhere in New Zealand and there is an option to work from home.

    As a flexible friendly employer, we are happy to discuss solutions that may work for you and the business. We value and care about enabling our people to work in a way that means they can work at their best.

    Tono ināianei Apply Now

    Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter. Note : your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role and what position you are applying for.

    If you require further information about the role, please contact us at vacancy mfe.govt.nz

    Salary ranges :

    Policy Analyst - $73,280 to $89,565 pa

    Senior Policy Analyst - $101,802 to $124,424 pa

    Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.

    Rā Katinga Applications close : Sunday 31st October 2021

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