Senior Policy Advisor | Investment Policy | Fixed Termat Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
Wellington, NZ
1d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

The Senior Advisor helps enable Investment Policy's three priorities :

  • Investment Attraction
  • Improving SME Access to Finance
  • Supporting early-stage Capital Markets
  • This role is to support (and at times lead) the development of the forthcoming Investment Attraction Strategy (targeting high quality foreign direct investment that contributes to a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive economy).

    This role involves both strategic and practical ideas and advice.

    On a daily basis you would build relationships amongst key stakeholders (especially from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and MBIE's Innovative Partnerships), consider a wide range of views on the latest investment attraction thinking, and provide recommendations to Ministers that are both principled and practical.

    The fixed-term is to cover parental leave, and the position could be focused exclusively on the strategy for a part-timer, or scoped more expansively for a full-timer.

    Either way the job is to connect well with other people and priorities in the Investment Policy Team, and with stakeholders

    About you :

    You are likely to have experience in sometimes complex policy formulation and possibly also in investment policy and economics.

    Your well-practiced skill set and work style should work in harmony with our team.

    Desired :

  • Broad ranging knowledge and ideally some experience in economics, finance and / or investment policy environments
  • Strategic knowledge of formulating policy advice for Ministers
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement & management
  • Ability to think critically and put forward a well-argued case
  • A good tertiary qualification
  • About MBIE :

    The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to Grow New Zealand for All. Our goal is to support a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.

    Our culture supports our Policy Advisors to bring fresh perspectives to issues and to think creatively. Being the largest policy shop in NZ, MBIE offers significant opportunity for developing experience across a broad variety of areas.

    We encourage excellence and proactively support development through on-the-job learning, training courses, conferences and seminars and development programmes.

    Curious to learn more?

    We are inviting potential candidates who are curious for more information about this role to get in touch for either a quick chat or a virtual coffee.

    Feel free to contact Landon McMillan on 021-810-781.

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