20/324 Senior Policy Analyst
Department of Internal Affairs
Wellington - Wellington
1d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Hours : Full time

Location : Wellington

Business Group : Ministerial Advice Monitoring and Operations

Branch : Policy, Regulation and Communities

Salary : $91,285 - $123,502

  • Fast-paced, high turnover ministerial advice
  • Coaching and mentoring graduate analysts and analysts
  • Supportive team that works hard but likes to have fun
  • Are you an experienced ministerial advice analyst looking to take a step towards a career in management? DIA is looking for a senior policy analyst to join its ministerial advice team.

    The team is one of the main interfaces with Ministers offices and manages a high workload across seven Ministerial portfolios.

    The team is responsible for :

  • Preparing briefings and speeches for Ministers on a wide range of issues;
  • Preparing responses to ministerial correspondence, Parliamentary questions and Official Information Act requests; and
  • Liaise with Ministers offices and other teams across the branch and Department.
  • We are looking for an experienced person who can manage more complex work and provide high quality peer review and feedback to less experienced colleagues.

    The senior analysts in the team operate as leadership team and have responsibility for coaching and mentoring the analysts and graduate analysts.

    You will need :

  • Experience in drafting high quality responses to ministerial correspondence, Parliamentary Questions, OIA requests and briefings to support ministers at meetings
  • Strong relationship skills and the ability to work at all levels of the organisation and with ministers offices
  • Ability to coach and mentor staff and help them grow and develop in their roles.
  • This is a great opportunity to join a team where your efforts will be acknowledged, and your professional development planned and supported.

    If you re passionate about supporting a fast-paced team, self-motivated and keen to work in a supportive, engaging and highly-committed Department, we would be interested in hearing from you.

    We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes.

    We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.

    To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we're a great place to work, click here.

    We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas :

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People's sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government
  • Applications close : 5pm, Sunday 27 September 2020

    For more information please contact : Cath Anyan on cath.anyan dia.govt.nz

    Job description : To review the full job description, please click here. If you are unable to follow the link, please review the full job description on our careers website.

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