This is a chance to provide policy advice in an area that shapes the way New Zealanders live, work and play.
About the opportunity
You are a highly capable senior policy advisor looking to advance your career by working on complex, challenging and high priority issues.
This is the opportunity to work within a high performing policy area with a supportive culture where you can enjoy analysing challenging problems and finding solutions that make a difference in people's lives.
You work well with others, deliver, and can present to senior stakeholders including Ministers.
You may have experience in economic development policy and working in, or with, Government. You may be a systems thinker or somebody who understands the dynamics of urban form and the role that infrastructure can play.
You'll be able to demonstrate :
The Housing and Urban Branch is a vibrant environment where the team really cares about what we're trying to achieve. The HUB currently sits within MBIE but will be transitioning to the new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development.
This shift provides an exciting opportunity to increase the focus and co-ordination of the Government's work across the entire housing spectrum.
The new Ministry will aim to improve housing outcomes, shape rental markets, enable urban development and lift the contribution from our urban areas to New Zealand's long term success.
Our policy interests range from :
About the work
We have a number of high priority projects to deliver advice on. These include :
use planning, infrastructure, economic development and other areas
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development
The functions of this branch will transfer to the new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, adding to the exciting opportunity to shape the future policy agenda in this area.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development will be the Government's lead advisor on urban development. We will help deliver on the Government's priorities to make housing more affordable and lift the performance of our urban areas to ensure they improve the wellbeing of all New Zealanders and make our cities work better.
We will achieve this through a mix of leading, facilitating and coordinating the Government's agenda for housing and urban development.
What to do next
Click on the APPLY button below to view a position description, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
Email Peter.vandeMerwe mbie.govt.nz if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 19 August 2018