Senior Analyst - Justice Security and Government Servicesat The Treasury
The Treasury
Wellington, NZ
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

An exciting opportunity to work at the heart of government, having impact in some of New Zealand's most interesting and complex policy areas

  • Work collaboratively across the public sector to influence policy decisions
  • Develop your leadership skills by providing guidance to junior staff, shaping priorities and driving key areas of work
  • Be part of a collaborative, supportive and high performing team
  • Te Tai Ōhanga, The Treasury is the New Zealand Government's lead economic, financial and regulatory advisor. Our vision is to be a world-leading Treasury working towards higher living standards for New Zealanders.

    We have an opportunity for a Senior Analyst to join our Justice, Security and Government Services team.

    Our work provides exposure to a wide range of issues and the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of government.

    Through its advice to the Minister of Finance and other Ministers, and its work with other agencies, our team seeks to help shape and influence policy across a broad range of areas, spanning the justice, defence, intelligence, government administration, and cultural sectors, as well as advising on Treaty of Waitangi settlements.

    The role provides opportunities to :

  • Input into the annual Budget process
  • Advise on policy, regulatory and investment proposals considered by Cabinet
  • Assist with value for money assessments of agencies, and
  • Input into sectorial strategic policy.
  • Due to the breadth of the subject areas our team works in, we have some ability to shape individual work programmes to take into account different preferences, experience levels, and career goals.

    About you

    You're a high performer who is keen to further your development and broaden your 5+ years of analytical experience. You'll also bring :

  • An ability to apply strong analytical, critical and strategic thinking skills to draw together diverse perspectives to get traction on ambiguous and / or complex issues leading to the provision of practical advice
  • Experience in public policy or financial analysis and a demonstrated ability to have impact
  • An ability to engage constructively with other organisations and influence policy thinking
  • Effective communication skills with experience conveying complex information clearly and succinctly to a range of audiences, including Ministers and Chief Executives
  • Motivation to grow and develop your skills
  • In return we can offer

  • Challenging and interesting work, with the opportunity to influence important policy issues
  • Depending on experience level and career goals, opportunities to guide projects and coach more junior staff
  • A collaborative work environment where you will interact with a range of people both inside and outside of government
  • A commitment to providing work and training opportunities that support your development and career aspirations
  • At the Treasury, we pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and understand the importance of fostering a working environment where excellence is recognised and where staff are encouraged to develop their own talents and potential.

    We value diversity among our employees and encourage a positive work / non-work balance with flexible work arrangements so please talk to us about flexible work options.

    Secondment arrangements from other government agencies will also be considered.

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