Senior Regulatory Advisor
RecruitASP
Wellington, NZ, NZ
2d ago
  • Opportunity to be at the forefront of regulatory strategy & systems development
  • New full-time fixed-term project role through to June 2022
  • Wellington based, although flexible location arrangements will be considered
  • Occasional national travel may be required Toitū te marae a Tāne-mahuta, Toitū te marae a Tangaroa, Toitū te tangata. If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive.
  • Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) is responsible for a complex suite of regulations that manage interactions with and impacts on conservation whenua and taonga on behalf of the Crown.

    Like all other regulatory agencies, the Government has certain standards and best practice stewardship requirements that Te Papa Atawhai is expected to follow.

    Our Strategic Support Unit has been tasked with delivering a regulatory strategy in the 2021 / 22 financial year that meets the organisation's vision and needs.

    He angitūtanga About the RoleWe are seeking a Senior Regulatory Advisor to join our project team and lead the delivery of strategic recommendations to support DOC's Regulatory Strategy.

    The core of this role will see you undertake robust research, analysis and risk assessment to support the development of regulatory guidance and a functional system for the Department.

    Whakawhanaungatanga will be a guiding principle throughout this mahi. You'll proactively engage and work closely with our key internal stakeholders, decision-makers and external partners across our national eco-system to understand the impact of proposed strategic guidance on work programmes and ensure that recommendations and decision-papers are informed, fit-for-purpose and achievable.

    This role will also work alongside advisors and project coordinators across the wider unit. Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and experienceWe're calling for someone who is aligned with our Kaupapa and who feels they meet the following mix of skills and experience required :

  • An understanding of regulatory systems combined with knowledge of risk management
  • Expertise in analysis and research practices, techniques and concepts with the ability to review data and research across multiple factors to inform policy advice
  • Excellent written communication skills, including ability to write policy or strategic guidance
  • Confident stakeholder engagement and facilitating skills and experience
  • Pragmatic and solutions focussed maintains site of the big picture and strategic goals
  • Cultural awareness has an understanding of and willingness to engage and apply Te Ao Māori into strategy planning and development.
  • Tono ināianei Apply nowKeen to jump aboard our waka and be at the forefront of this significant mahi? Submit your CV and a tailored cover letter (PDF) online that describes your interest and that highlights your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities.

    Applications close 5 pm on Monday 18 October. Interviews are expected to take place on 28 / 29 October. A case study exercise may be included as part of the selection process.

    If you have enquiries about the role please contact hiring manager Arna Litchfield at alitchfield doc.govt.nz, quoting vacancy T 400 / 13200 / 5.

    Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

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