21/069 Policy Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Policy & analysis
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 01-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: 152486
  • Job Title: 21/069 Policy Analyst
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Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Policy Group 
Branch: Policy, Regulation and Communities
Salary: $64,486-$87,245


  • Great opportunity for early-career analysts or operational policy specialists looking to transition.
  • Join a small team working on internal business priorities
  • Build relationships with Regulatory and Service Delivery groups across the Department

As part of the Departmental Priorities team in Policy, Regulatory and Communities you will have the opportunity to contribute to supporting the safety, wellbeing and success of New Zealand communities, and provide advice and support to our Ministers in Government.

The Departmental Priorities team has just been created to deliver policy projects that are needed to ensure that our Regulatory and Operational teams can continue to operate effectively. The team will be undertaking work in the following areas:

  • Updating regulations and bylaws relating to the Department s regulatory functions;
  • Undertaking reviews of fees and charging regulations relating to third party revenue; and
  • Providing early policy input into service delivery priorities.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification with a degree in policy, economics, science, commerce or other relevant fields (e.g. research);
  • Excellent communication, research and analytical skills;
  • Critical thinking skills;
  • Team player skills which will allow you to contribute to a supportive team environment

What you ll get in return:

  • You will join a team striving to improve systems and outcomes for New Zealanders;
  • An opportunity to apply your analytical, research and writing skills to provide advice to Ministers and senior leaders in the public sector;
  • Family-friendly, flexible, modern work environment.

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.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading policy team where your efforts will be recognised, and your professional development planned and supported.


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, Sunday 14 February 2021
For more information please contact: Phillipa Guthrey, 027 310 2758. Phillipa.guthrey@dia.govt.nz
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