Policy Managerat Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
Wellington, NZ
4d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

The purpose of the role of Policy Manager will be to manage a team of 6-8 staff - leading policy work on te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations, responses to review and inquiries and whānau-centred supports and advocacy.

The team is also responsible for policy work on international obligations, adoptions, housing as well as a Bill it is taking through the House.

In performing this role, the Policy Manager will develop and maximise the capability of the staff in their team. The Policy Manager will also have the professional support of Principal Analysts.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu What you will bring

Key requirements of the role include :

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification or considerable relevant practical experience.
  • Experience in developing and managing high performing teams
  • Experience in producing and recognising high quality policy work and in providing peer support and coaching to others
  • Understanding and appreciation of cross-cultural issues and concerns, in particular; knowledge of tikanga Māori, and Pacific peoples' culture
  • Demonstrated experience in analysing a complex range of information, and critical thinking to help leadership with informed decision making.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the policy development process, and of parliamentary processes and the workings of legislation - A good understanding of policy implementation and the issues likely to impact on it.
  • Nōu te rourou What's in it for you

    We are proud to have a negative Gender Pay Gap average and have a workforce that is 74.9% female. We offer significant training and professional development so that you can thrive and grow.

    We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.

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