Senior Analyst (Waste Levy Compliance) – flexible working location within NZ

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Policy
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 12-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MFE/1432169
  • Job Title: Senior Analyst (Waste Levy Compliance) – flexible working location within NZ
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  • Summary:
  • Influence change for our environment
  • Frontline regulatory resource efficiency role
  • Development opportunities

Are you are passionate about resource efficiency, waste minimisation and management and progressing Aotearoa New Zealand to a circular economy? 

Do you have strong stakeholder management skills and experience in leading financial audits and projects?  If so, then this role is for you.  

About the Role 

Tackling waste is a growing challenge in Aotearoa New Zealand, with major implications for our environment, economy and how we live our lives.  We can solve our waste problem by becoming more efficient with the resources we use. 

Working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders, you will take a lead role in coordinating audits and compliance reviews of Territorial Authorities waste management and minimisation plans (WMMPs) and expenditure of the waste levy. This will include assessing if the Territorial Authority has appropriate information, records and processes in place to manage the levy funds with due care. 

You will provide technical advice and guidance on waste levy spending and undertake compliance audit activities.  You will also be responsible for reviewing, reporting and providing recommendations on policy to assist with the successful delivery of our Waste Levy Compliance Audit program. 

About the Waste Disposal Levy – see more details in the link below

Skills and Experience 

Our ideal candidate will offer: 

  • relevant qualifications and demonstrated experience in a compliance audit or regulatory role
  • knowledge and understanding of the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 and the Waste Minimisation (Calculation and Payment of Waste Disposal Levy) Regulations 2009
  • strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • effective written and verbal communication skills
  • sound understanding of the machinery of government
  • unrestricted drivers licence and ability to travel
  • curiosity and openness to develop Te Ao Māori.

Most importantly you will be passionate about looking for different ways of achieving environmental outcomes. 


As well as being part of an innovative organisation with an important purpose of making Aotearoa, New Zealand, the most liveable place in the world, we offer you: 

  • a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
  • agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE’
  • generous leave entitlements
  • Te Reo Maori language courses (and Te Reo Maori competency allowance)
  • an active social club and employee networks
  • opportunities for development and education
  • open working location

How to Apply 

Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter.  Note: your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.  

If you require further information about the role please contact Scott Priestley by email at or by telephone at +64 22 083 3594. 

Salary range for this role is $86,005 to $116,360.  Appointment within these ranges will be based on skills and experience. 

Applications close: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 

We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What’s important to us is ‘he rau kotahi tangata’ – embracing our multiple talents – by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive.  We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.