The Tourism Policy team is looking for a Principal Policy Advisor to lead the Responsible Camping policy work programme, we are the government’s lead advisor on Tourism Issues. Camping is a great way to experience New Zealand but growth in visitor numbers has placed pressure in some places. We are looking for someone with strong experience in regulatory or legislative change ready to lead the long-term policy changes to create a sustainable responsible camping system in New Zealand. You will be the policy lead in a small team and will be a coach and mentor for other team members. Most of the legislation sits with other parts of government so your strong influencing skills will be utilised to rally a range of stakeholders across central and local government and in the tourism industry to implement effective change.
We are looking for motivated professionals who are excited about the prospect of improving the lives of New Zealanders, enhancing New Zealand’s environment, and improving the experiences of people visiting New Zealand-Aotearoa.
You will demonstrate:
As a part of our team you will:
The Tourism branch contributes to economic development in New Zealand-Aotearoa through developing a sector that contributes 10.4% to our GDP and employs 8% of our workforce. To understand what we want to achieve, you can view the “New Zealand-Aotearoa Government Tourism Strategy” here We proactively support development through on-the-job learning and we’ll help you manage a healthy work-life balance. MBIE supports flexible approaches to work to ensure that we truly have the best person for the role.
How to find out more and apply
All applications must be submitted via our online process.
If you have any questions please email email@example.com or call 04 901 8335
Applications close 5pm Sunday 15th March