Senior Operational Policy Advisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Other
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 11-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZHUD/1432268
  • Job Title: Senior Operational Policy Advisor
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About the team

The Community Housing Regulatory Authority (CHRA) is a specialist team that works within HUD’s System Performance Group, registering and regulating Community Housing Providers (CHPs). CHRA is a passionate team, dedicated to ensuring it has organisations of enduring substance on its Public Register capable of housing social housing tenants for the duration of their need.

About the role

This is a critical role within CHRA where you will be responsible for translating government policy intentions into operational policy whilst ensuring CHRA operates within legislation. Key to the success of this role will be your ability to engage early with key stakeholders, undertake high level operational policy development, support the development of reporting and monitoring tools as well as provide operational policy advice on behalf of CHRA.

About you

As an experienced senior policy or operational policy advisor, you will quickly build and maintain effective strategic relationships with senior stakeholders within government and the housing sector. You will have proven ability to develop fit for purpose processes, looking for ways to effectively utilise current resources.

Your background will include:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent compliance experience
  • Strong relationship management ability
  • A self-starter with a proactive approach
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical ability
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to influence and provide a voice for community housing providers
  • A solid understanding of the machinery of government
  • Experience working in the community housing sector would be advantageous.

What to do next

This is an exciting time to be part of a new Ministry with a people focused mandate where you will be part of a team making a positive difference in the community. If this looks like your next career move, then please apply now below. For any confidential enquires please feel free to contact Rachael Molnar at Applications close Monday 25th November 2019.

Please note, you must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.