Senior Policy Advisor
NZ Transport Agency
Wellington, NZ, NZ
3d ago
  • Grow your policy career with Waka Kotahi
  • Join our team of passionate, highly skilled policy experts
  • Open to job share / part time / flexible working options
  • Help shape our regulatory transport policy
  • Wellington based Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunity This is a great opportunity to provide expert advice and positively influence the development of regulatory transport policy and make a difference to Aotearoa.
  • Leading workshops and forums to support the regulatory policy programme, you will be valued for your excellent communication, facilitation skills and collaboration.

    This role involves lots of diverse thinking and problem solving. If you enjoy both strategic and analytical thinking, then this could be your next challenge!This is a senior level role however we are happy to consider experienced policy advisors who want to grow and are looking for their next career step.This role can offer you :

  • A range of high profile and stimulating work programmes including climate change, autonomous vehicles, social equity and road safety
  • Inclusive and approachable leadership
  • Daily interactions with a range of people across the business
  • An open and supportive work environment Along with our other benefits we also have new Waka Kotahi Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness Insurance scheme available for permanent employees.
  • Ko koe tēnei About you To be successful in this role, you will bring :

  • Solid expertise and experience in the development and delivery of policy and legislation
  • An outstanding communication style
  • The ability to influence without authority
  • A high level of strategic and conceptual thinking
  • Significant understanding of the machinery of Government
  • An understanding of New Zealand's transport system and its legislative, policy and regulatory frameworks Ko wai mātou About us As the lead regulator for land transport our purpose is to ensure that the system is safe, efficient, effective and operates in the public interest.
  • Safety is a top priority for Waka Kotahi and we, as Te Rōpu Waeture (the Regulatory Services group), aim to improve safety and reduce the risk of harm by being a firm and fair real-world regulator applying principles of good practice grounded in Te Ao Maori - Whakapono (Integrity), Manaakitanga (Caring for people), Whanaungatanga (Relationships) and Kotahitanga (Unity).

    Being a real-world regulator means we take a systems view that is focused on improving safety outcomes and reducing harm, we work to understand why people behave the way they do and are pragmatic in how we respond, we encourage and educate to support people to comply and enforce compliance when necessary.

    We encourage you to explore our regulatory strategy Tu Ake, Tu Maia Stand Up, Stand Firmto learn more about our path to becoming a responsive regulator for the real world.

    Rā Katinga Applications close : Tuesday 19 October 2021 For a copy of the position description : www.nzta.govt.nz / careersFor further information, email : careers nzta.

    govt.nzTo be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.Waka Kotahi is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

    At Waka Kotahi we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values.

    Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.

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