21/061 Senior Advisor

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Policy & analysis
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 28-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: 152468
  • Job Title: 21/061 Senior Advisor
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Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Regulatory Assurance and Stewardship
Branch: Policy, Regulation and Communities
Salary: $77,850 –  $105,327 


The Senior Advisor Regulatory Assurance and Stewardship, reporting to the Chief Advisor, will help to set up and road test our new Regulatory Assurance and Stewardship function within Te Tari Taiwhenua Internal Affairs. 

This role will provide advice and expertise in regulatory stewardship to build regulatory capability and best practice across Te Tari Taiwhenua s 14 regulatory systems.  This will be achieved by:

  • Identifying and mapping DIA s regulatory systems and regulatory stewardship responsibilities, including with system partner agencies and Treasury
  • Developing and implementing frameworks to support DIA business groups to monitor and report on their regulatory systems
  • Providing advice to ELT and Treasury on risks, issues and priorities in regulatory systems administered by DIA
  • Supporting initiatives to improve regulatory best practice in DIA and the wider regulatory community.

About you

You will have significant experience in providing advice and support in a regulatory function and in advising senior leaders.  As an experienced regulatory practitioner, you will have deep knowledge of regulatory functions, roles and best practice models.  You will also have strong relationship management skills, enabling you to work with regulators across Internal Affairs and across regulatory systems.  Collegiality and willingness to provide critical friend advice to senior leaders and peers will be important.

About us

The role is based in Toi Hiranga Policy, Regulation and Communities, which is a large and diverse branch of eight business groups. 

We support and encourage flexible ways of working.  We also encourage a mix of working from the office and working from home. 

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.

If you would like to know more about this role before applying, please contact Andrew Fieldsend, Chief Advisor, Regulatory Assurance and Stewardship at andrew.fieldsend@dia.govt.nz


To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we’re a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People’s sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government


Applications close: 5pm, Monday 15 February 2021
For more information please contact: Andrew Fieldsend, Chief Advisor, Regulatory Assurance and Stewardship at andrew.fieldsend@dia.govt.nz
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