Senior Analyst

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 21-DEC-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/17793
  • Job Title: Senior Analyst
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  • Summary:

Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission leads the public sector to make a positive difference for New Zealand and New Zealanders.

We want to hear from experienced Senior Policy Analysts to fill several influential roles in the Strategy and Policy Group.

The Strategy and Policy group is tasked with designing and driving how government agencies work together to improve wellbeing. We achieve this through:

  • Maintaining a reputation for delivering first class advice to the Government of the day
  • Supporting the implementation of the Public Service Act 2020 and wider public service change agenda
  • Developing of excellent public policy, strategy, research and information management skills
  • Providing expertise and thought leadership on machinery of government and public management
  • Developing innovative, data and evidence driven approaches that have potential to enhance the future performance of public services, and
  • Supporting agencies and chief executives to organise around shared problems

The common purpose for all of us at Te Kawa Mataaho is working towards making a difference to New Zealanders. We offer exciting career opportunities to gain breadth of expertise through work that focuses across all of the activity of government. 

Working with us in is about being part of a high performing policy team. We have a strong focus on professional development and pride ourselves on having a supportive and collegial team culture.

The experience, knowledge and skills we are looking for are:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent experience in a policy role (4+ years),
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to present complex matters simply,
  • Experience of the government environment and ability to navigate the complex policy issues to provide the best advice and solutions for Ministers, and
  • Strong influencing skills, able to build momentum and support for new ideas and ways of working.

Please refer to the attached Job Description for further details. We are open to considering filling these roles on a permanent, fixed term or secondment basis. As part of your application you will be able to indicate whether you are interested in the role on a permanent, fixed or a secondment basis.

If you would like to discuss these roles, please contact Evelyn Dawson

We believe in a diverse and inclusive Public Service which reflects the communities that we serve. You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this job. Talk to us about what flexible work arrangements might work for both you and us.

These positions usually pay between $92,560 to $121,485 depending on skills and experience.

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Please submit your application by or on: 25/01/2020