Hours: Full time
Business Group: Policy and Analytics
Branch: Ministry of Ethnic Communities
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Principal Policy Analyst
You might be a Principal Analyst looking for a new and exciting area to work in, or you might be a seasoned Senior Policy Advisor looking to make the next career move. If yes, we are looking for two Principal Policy Analysts to join our Policy team.
The Principal Analyst is a thought leadership position at the Ministry and is a critical role in the Policy team. You will:
- be working closely with your manager, the Director of Policy, to drive the strategic agenda of the Policy team and connect across other business units to ensure a whole-of-Ministry approach is taken.
- have a stewardship role for policy capability and function as a trusted advisor to the Directors in the business unit.
- take a guiding and mentoring role for other staff.
- lead complex, high-profile and/or ambiguous policy issues on behalf of the Ministry.
The Principal Policy Analyst will:
- Provide advice that is informed by a sound understanding of evidence base, rigorous analysis, effective quality assurance and a wide cross-sectoral focus.
- Effectively manage policy projects or parts of larger projects, including the development of key milestones, timelines, consultation processes, risk analysis and resourcing requirements.
- Build and maintain effective relationships with the team, Ministry staff and external stakeholders.
- able to work under broad direction from the Director, able to proactively self-initiate when required, plan and manage your work programme
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
- Extensive experience in providing high quality policy analysis and advice based on sound stakeholder engagement and data analysis.
- Extensive experience in working with a variety of Ministers, Ministers’ offices and Select Committees and leading complex policy projects using project management disciplines.
- An understanding of the machinery of government in the public sector.
The Ministry for Ethnic Communities is the Government’s chief advisor on ethnic communities, ethnic diversity and the inclusion of ethnic communities in wider society.
As a Ministry
- We want to be a catalyst for change
- We want to harness and share knowledge
- We want to work in partnership with others
- We want to support communities to be more empowered.
To apply for this position, please send your covering letter, which outlines why you are interested in the role, along with your CV highlighting your skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role.
Please send these documents and the completed attached application form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be reviewing applications as they come in, so please get in your application in as soon as possible.
We encourage inclusion and diversity at the Ministry for Ethnic Communities and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. We want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at Debra.Davis@ethniccommunities.govt.nz if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.
Applications close: 5pm, Friday 14 October 2022
For more information please contact: Debra Davis at email@example.com
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