Auckland City, AucklandContractPassionate about making a difference for Pacific peoples?12 month fixed term full-time position (part-time will be considered)Seasoned policy advisor in the areas of economic or social development especially in regard to Pacific peoples?
About the role.As Principal Policy Advisor you will provide strategic advice and support to the Manager Pacific Policy and MBIE Senior Leaders focused on supporting the COVID economic recovery and driving improvements in Pacific peoples outcomes.
You will play an influencing role within MBIE and across the public sector. You will mentor junior members of the team and lead policy work streams to improve outcomes for Pacific peoples in New Zealand.
This role would suit an experienced Senior looking to step up or a Principal.Skills and experience required : We are keen to hear from you if you have : excellent policy analysis and advising skillsexperience in working on Pacific social and / or economic policy , preferably in the public servicestrong Pacific cultural capability skills and extensive knowledge of working within Pacific community contextsexcellent communication skills and be able to lead MBIE Senior Leader briefing documents and Ministerial briefingsexperience in project managing and planninga reputation for having great relationship building skillsstrong research and analytical skills and will be able to think creatively and trouble-shoot unexpected situations as they arise with confidence and accuracya good tertiary qualification that can inform Pacific economic policyexperience in mentoring and supporting junior advisors and have a reputation for being a great team contributor.
Must have legal right to live and work in NZAbout the team : The Pacific Policy team is a small high-performing team focused on influencing, identifying and creating opportunities to lift economic development outcomes for Pacific Peoples in New Zealand.
Why work for us?Working for MBIE provides a great opportunity to make a real difference in the everyday New Zealanders. Through our day-to-day work and our organisational values, we aim to create an inclusive culture where staff are supported and encouraged to bring fresh perspectives to issues and to think outside the box.
How to apply : Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.Email steve.scannell mbie.
govt.nz MBIE / 1466214 if you have any further questions.Applications close at 5pm on Monday 6th July