Kaitātari Kaupapa Here Matua / Senior Policy Analyst
Ministry for the Environment
5d ago

Job Description

Mō mātou About the Secretariat, Integration and System Strategy Team (SISS)

The environmental management system includes the laws and institutions that influence our relationship with the environment.

It covers everything from our natural resources to the way we build our towns and cities. In the broadest sense, the system includes anyone making decisions which affect the environment.

At the heart of the system is the Resource Management Act (RMA). Since the RMA was introduced in 1991 the economy has grown significantly and the way we use our land and other resources has changed.

In July 2019 the Government announced a comprehensive review of the RMA. Delivering the Government reform programme is a major focus for the Ministry.

Part of the Resource Management Reform Group, the SISS team plays a key role in delivering the major reform work currently underway.

SISS helps integrate policy across the entire reform programme and provides a secretariat and quality administrative function to help ensure quality policy advice.

Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi About these roles

Our work programme is entering its next phase and it's a great time to join the SISS team. The work within the team is often time critical and requires people with the ability to provide high quality work within tight deadlines.

The nature of integration work role requires us to work collaboratively and to be able to synthesise large amounts of complex information.

Kaitātari Matua Senior Policy Analyst 12 months fixed term

You will be comfortable mentoring others and sharing your knowledge. You will bring experience working across government and with honouring the Crown's commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

In particular, you will have :

  • Significant experience working within the machinery of government
  • Significant experience in delivering high quality work
  • Ability to meet time critical deadlines and add value in the process
  • Strong desire to work in environmental resource reform
  • Keen on a challenge (this role is not for the faint of heart).
  • Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou What we offer

    Working at Ministry for the Environment, you'll have a once in a lifetime opportunity to make a difference towards the future of our environment.

    We offer a range of benefits such as :

  • a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
  • training to engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner which includes te reo me ona tikanga
  • active social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff network
  • a strong Professional Development programme.
  • Information on COVID-19

    MfE's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees who come to our offices, work at non-MfE offices (this does not include remote workers working from home) or interact with the public in the course of their work to be fully vaccinated.

    During the application process you will be asked to provide details of your vaccination status, and depending on the nature of your work, you may be asked to provide evidence of your Vaccine Pass prior to an offer being made.

    Tono ināianei Apply Now

    Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter. Please note : your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.

    In your cover letter, please indicate what role you are applying for.

    If you require further information about any of these positions, please contact Sally Morison, Talent Manager on sally.morison mfe.govt.nz.

    Please note our offices will be closed from12pm Friday 24th December to 10th January 2022. Any queries on this role will be answered on the 10th.

    Salary range

    Senior Policy Analyst $101,802 to $124,424 per annum.

    Appointment within these ranges will be based on skills and experience.

    Rā Katinga Applications close : midnight Monday 24th January 2022.

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