Policy Analyst / Senior Policy Analyst

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Policy & analysis
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 23-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: 31032
  • Job Title: Policy Analyst / Senior Policy Analyst
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  • Summary:

The New Zealand Customs Service protects and promotes New Zealand through excellent border management. We promote New Zealand’s international trade, collect Crown revenue, and enforce the law by identifying and seizing prohibited imports and exports. We also make sure that lawful traveller’s and items can move across our border as smoothly as possible.

Our Māori name – Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa – translates as “the authority that screens and protects New Zealand”.

We are looking for an experienced Policy Analyst or Senior Policy Analyst to join our Border Strategy policy team. The team’s work programme includes a focus on the future domestic and international environment, and understanding the strategic opportunities and risks. We work collaboratively within Customs, and engage with and influence the border sector on cross-cutting issues. This is a fast paced and exciting environment where you will develop and provide advice to Ministers, and work collaboratively with other agencies on a variety of issues related to the border.

We are interested in hearing from Policy Analysts or Senior Policy Analysts who can demonstrate sound analysis and critical thinking skills. You will have a solid understanding of the machinery of government, be able to work under pressure, and work well in a team.

A background in public policy, law, accounting, economics or a related discipline would be an advantage.

You must have a New Zealand Permanent Residency or be a NZ Citizen, and obtain and maintain the required security clearance and pass a drug test. This role will, be based in the Wellington Customhouse. Please submit a CV and cover letter that shows your ability to meet the skills required for the role.

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities, consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.

For further information about this role, please view the position description attached. Any other information can be obtained by contacting Suzanne Leahy by email on: Suzanne.leahy@customs.govt.nz

Applications close 5pm Thursday 7 November 2019.

Our Benefits:

  • Discounted health insurance for permanent staff
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Free In-house gym access
  • We would consider flexible working arrangements.