Policy Advisor


  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs

  • Job Type:
  • Category: Policy/Research
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 14-JAN-19
  • Job Reference: WKS/1375607
  • Job Title: Policy Advisor
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  • Summary:

Policy Advisor (2 positions)

WorkSafe New Zealand is the Government’s health and safety regulator charged with leading the single biggest shakeup of work health and safety in a generation.  Work health and safety is enjoying some real focus in New Zealand, and we are well resourced to address the policy questions coming out of this area.  The work is exciting and the teams are passionate, positive and supportive.

The Policy and Practice teams here at WorkSafe are tasked with driving quality improvement of the health and safety regulatory system and supporting its effective implementation. We are looking for two Policy Advisors across the three teams. 

As a Policy Advisor you will be responsible for researching, analysing, writing, and making sound recommendations to decision makers, all collaboratively with others in the team. Your work will help WorkSafe on its journey to being a great regulator.

The successful candidates will: 

  • have a can do attitude
  • be comfortable operating with ambiguity/uncertainty
  • be able to turn your mind to a variety of tasks and keep them on the go simultaneously
  • have a passion and desire to enhance your skill set in the regulatory environment  

We are looking for engaged team members who are keen to contribute to the work of our great teams. In return, WorkSafe offers staff insurances, social clubs and groups and flexible working options.

How to apply

Click the apply button and include your CV and cover letter. You can find out more about this role by emailing careers@worksafe.govt.nz.

Applications close on Monday 4 February 2019.