Policy Manager Electoral & Constitutional

  • Company:
    Ministry of Justice
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    20 hours ago
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Job Description

Kahore tetahi o tatou, taea te mahi, nga mahi e taea o tatou katoa
Not one of us alone can do the job as well as all of us working together

  • Deliver advice that makes a difference
  • Grow an effective and cohesive team, using your strong interpersonal skills and coaching
  • Work with a wide group of internal and external stakeholders to create solutions
  • The Policy Group is recruiting for a Policy Manager for our Electoral & Constitutional Policy Team.

    About the teams and the roles

    Policy Managers report to the General Manager of their units.

    As part of the Civil and Constitutional Unit, the Electoral & Constitutional Team delivers advice that

  • supports the Crown to honour its responsibilities to Māori
  • protects and maintains democracy for all New Zealanders
  • drives clear and accessible law on New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements, elections, privacy, and open government.
  • Skills and experience

    If you have proven yourself as a thoughtful people leader and coach then we want to hear from you. 

  • You will enjoy coaching and developing your team, and supporting individuals to grow and thrive.
  • You will be a proven problem solver and have the confidence to work with complexity and ambiguity.
  • You will have an ability to relate to all types of people, from a range of sectors and stakeholder groups.
  • The Justice Policy Group actively seeks a diverse applicant pool, with a variety of life experiences. An understanding of Te Āo Māori and the Treaty of Waitangi is particularly valuable.

    Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It’s our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.


  • Do work that matters to New Zealand.
  • Use your proven leadership skills to help people develop their skills.
  • Seize the opportunity to support your team to deliver on high profile, high priority work.
  • Be part of the Policy team that is ranked one of the highest in the public sector for quality policy advice.
  • The salary range for a Policy Manager is $138,855 – $196,030.

    APPLY by completing the application form and attaching your CV and cover letter.

    Applications close 26 January 2021. If you have any questions, please contact BSU_Policy@justice.govt.nz