Senior Policy Advisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs

  • Job Type:
  • Category: Policy/Research
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 14-JAN-19
  • Job Reference: WKS/1375608
  • Job Title: Senior Policy Advisor
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  • Summary:

Senior Policy Advisor (2 positions)

WorkSafe New Zealand is the Government’s health and safety regulator charged with leading the single biggest shakeup of work health and safety in a generation. Work health and safety is enjoying some real focus in New Zealand, and we are well resourced to address the policy questions coming out of this area. The work is exciting and the teams are passionate, positive and supportive.

The Policy and Practice teams here at WorkSafe are tasked with driving quality improvement of the health and safety regulatory system and supporting its effective implementation. We are looking for two Senior Policy Advisors across our three teams. 

As a Senior Policy Advisor you will be responsible for:

  • building networks to influence
  • great analysis
  • making strategy real
  • making awesome recommendations
  • mentoring and supporting team members

The successful candidate will have: 

  • great critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • great people wrangling and communication skills
  • a real passion and desire to enhance your skill set in the regulatory environment

We are looking for engaged team members who are keen to contribute to the work of our great teams. In return, you’ll get the opportunity to work on a diverse range of programmes, support and mentor staff and influence strategies.

WorkSafe also offer staff insurances, social clubs and groups and flexible working options.

How to apply

Click the apply button and include your CV and cover letter. You can find out more about this role by emailing

Applications close on Monday 4 February 2019.