Policy Director, Energy and Resource Markets
Wellington, NZ, NZ
1d ago
  • Leadership position within the Energy and Resource Markets branch
  • Opportunity for a seasoned policy expert to work in a high profile policy portfolio
  • Promote understanding of the contribution and importance of the energy and resource sectors to the performance of the New Zealand economy We are seeking an experienced policy professional to join the Energy & Resource Markets branch as a Policy Director.
  • About the roleThe Energy & Resource Markets branch is responsible for leading the management and development of New Zealand's energy and resource sector, from the upstream development of our countries petroleum and mineral assets to the downstream management of energy markets.

    The Policy Director is a senior position in the Energy & Resource Markets branch. This role will bring their understanding of public policy and regulation to the work of the team and will support the General Manager, Energy & Resource Markets and Policy Managers to set the strategic direction for the branch.

    As a Policy Director, you will support the delivery of our work programme by providing leadership of complex whole-of-government and multi-sector issues.

    You will work collaboratively with senior managers to build the capability of the branch and to ensure the quality and consistency of policy advice and practices.

    You will be a leader and an expert, bringing significant depth of experience, political nous, and strong relationship skills.

    To be successful in this position you will have the following skills and experience :

  • Strategic thinking skills and the ability to make connections within and between work programmes across the branch and wider organisation
  • Understanding of the energy and resources sectors
  • A wide ranging knowledge of policy development disciplines and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with Ministers, senior public service officials, internal and external stakeholders
  • The desire to work on whole-of-organisation, whole-of-government and whole-of-public sector issues
  • Significant experience in leading policy work at senior levels, working with regulatory policy and policy design
  • Demonstrated political nous and pragmatism Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE : - About MBIE : MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
  • Ko te whāinga matua a MBIE he whakatū i tētahi Ohanga e pakari ana, e toitū ana kia tino ora rawa atu ai a Aotearoa whānui.

    We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

    Ka tutuki tēnei i tā mātou mahi tahi me ētahi atu ki te whakatū kaupapa e tautoko marika ana i ngā pakihi ki te whakaora i ā rātou anō kia whai hua ai puta noa i te Ao, ā, e whai wāhi mai hoki a Aotearoa whānui ki ngā mahi ohanga mā roto mai i ngā toronga mahi, i ngā kaupapa whakatū kāinga hoki.

    Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours. Ko ā mātou mātāpono kei te ārahi i ā mātou mahi me ā mātou whanonga.

  • Mahi Tahi Better Together
  • Maia Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika Own ItOur aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity Hīkina Whakatutuki which broadly means lifting to make successful'.
  • Ko ā mātou tūmanako e titia ana ki tō mātou Māoritanga, ārā, kia Hikina Whakatutuki Me pēhea te tono : - How to apply : Click on the APPLY button below to view a position description and complete your application.

    All applications must be submitted via our online process.Pēhia te pātene APPLY ō raro iho nei kia kite ai koe i ngā kōrero whakamahuki mō te tūranga nei, ka whakaoti ake i tō tono.

    Me mātua tukua mai ēnei tono mā tā mātou tukanga tuihono.Email Paige Haydock at paige.haydock mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE / 1571405 if you have any further questions.

    Applications close at 5pm, 27 October 2021#LI-MBIE

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