Policy Analyst – Biosecurity & Animal Welfare

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Policy/Analysts
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 04-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1445432
  • Job Title: Policy Analyst – Biosecurity & Animal Welfare
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  • Summary:
  • Would you like to start your career in public policy in an exciting and important area?
  • Are you a great writer and communicator?
  • Do you love analysis and problem-solving?
  • Are you passionate about growing and protecting New Zealand?
  • Would you like to be part of a fun and high-performing team?

Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team

Our teams in the Policy and Trade Branch provide strategic policy advice and analysis on biosecurity matters. We help ensure that our world-leading biosecurity system protects New Zealand’s economic, social, cultural, and environmental well-being from pests and diseases. We regulate the border and help ensure that domestic biosecurity responses have the tools they need. We work closely with industry to preserve and grow our productive and successful primary sector.

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the roles

We have multiple roles for established or aspiring policy professionals (including recent graduates) to join our team. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who wish to work on interesting policy issues while developing their skills and knowledge.

Ko te tangata mo tēnei tūranga? – Who are we looking for?

  • Tertiary qualification (completed or near-completed)
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to think broadly and systematically
  • Collaborative working style; and
  • The ability to network and maintain relationships.

Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for growing and protecting New Zealand. We are a large government agency that offers many opportunities for learning, development and career progression. We work flexibly by default and invite applications from diverse candidates.

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do, please click here.

To see the benefits of working at MPI, please click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click on “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers site. All applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

To apply for this role, you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it. Click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

Internal candidates should ensure their current manager is aware of their application.

Applications close on Monday 17th February 2020

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Katrina Minx, Senior Recruitment Advisor 04 831 4908.

The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.