Senior Advisor, Policy and Negotiations, Strategy and People, Wellington

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    9 hours ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Policy/Analysts
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 27-NOV-18
  • Job Reference: DOC/600/6105E
  • Job Title: Senior Advisor, Policy and Negotiations, Strategy and People, Wellington
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We are looking for a Senior Advisor to be involved in the negotiation of Treaty of Waitangi settlements for the Department.  You will be part of the Treaty Negotiations Unit within the Strategy and People Group at the Wellington Office of the Department of Conservation.  You will report to a Treaty Negotiations Manager.


This is a permanent position that requires a high level of experience and skills in policy thinking and negotiation. You will need to demonstrate that you are able to:

  • communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • establish and maintain relationships internally and externally
  • identify and analyse policy issues raised, and focus on solutions
  • communicate clearly and succinctly on complex policy issues
  • represent the Department in inter-governmental and iwi negotiation meetings.
  • think constructively where complex issues are involved
  • work co-operatively to achieve team goals


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

Please apply online.  Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description.


For any queries, please contact Stephen Karaitiana, , or telephone (027) 231 6577, quoting vacancy 600/6105.  


Applications close at 5pm on Monday 10 December 2018.


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