Principal Policy Advisor – Tourism
New Zealand Government
Auckland City, AUK
5d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Take the lead to solve complex policy challengesWork alongside passionate people and communitiesMake a real difference for all New ZealandersAbout our MBIE policy communityMBIE has a diverse range of policy, regulatory and service delivery responsibilities that help build the economic success of New Zealand.

Our purpose is grow New Zealand for all and our work makes a difference to many aspects of New Zealanders' daily lives. This work is all the more important in the post COVID-19 environment as we work towards key government priorities.

  • There couldn't be a better time to join us and make an impact!MBIE has a well-established public policy community. We work with multiple Ministers across a wide range of subjects;
  • from building and resources, to science and innovation, to Maori economic development, to labour and employment, plus many more.

    Our work programmes are as interesting as they are varied. For more information on our MBIE Policy Community go to : MBIE Policy Community.

    About our Principal Policy AdvisorsOur Principal Policy Advisors take the lead on complex and high profile government policy projects.

    They apply their policy expertise and influencing skills to deliver results for NZ.They use their superb communication and influencing skills to engage and work collaboratively with various groups and Ministerial offices.

    They bring their solid understanding of legislative frameworks and processes, Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles, and the wider political environment to better position New Zealand for the future.

    They are part of our policy leadership teams and share their knowledge to support and coach others to improve our public policy capability.

    Are you who we are looking for?We are looking for motivated people with experience leading policy principles in high-profile projects and a track record of problem solving and providing quality advice in complex situations.

    Ideally you will have : Experience leading complex policy projects within central governmentUnderstanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and application of these in public policy and in partnership with MāoriWide ranging knowledge of policy development disciplines and processesStrong stakeholder relationship building, influencing and engagement skills to gain the cooperation and commitment of othersDemonstrated capability in working with Ministers, senior public service officials, internal and external stakeholdersPassion for leading and coaching others to develop their policy craft and take their careers to the next levelThe ability to work through ambiguity and deliver resultsYou may be a seasoned policy professional looking for that next challenge or ready to take your next step into a Principal Policy Advisor role we'd love to hear from you!Our Tourism System and Insights team was created 18 months ago to take a strategic and system based approach to the challenges and opportunities that tourism provides for New Zealand's people and places.

    This opportunity provides the opportunity to work across agencies; lead and coach our Auckland based policy people and take the lead on key senior relationships across MBIE and the sector.

    Come join us and make a difference to New ZealandersClick on the APPLY button to submit your CV and cover letter. Information regarding the team and their work can be found in the attached Team Profile document.

    For more information on our MBIE Policy Community go to : For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

    We welcome your enquiries for a confidential chat please contact Paige paige.haydock mbie.govt.nz or Marg marg.kennedy mbie.

    govt.nz quoting ref MBIE / 1487858-AK.Applications close 21 October 2020#LI-MBIE

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