Government & Policy

Principal Advisor

Job Title: Principal Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
REF: BRLKWA113225_1
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Job Published: about 1 month ago
  • Policy Leadership role
  • Shape the future
  • Auckland CBD location

Opportunity to influence the future of New Zealand’s and Auckland’s future transport system.

Would consider an experienced Principal Advisor or an experienced Senior Policy Advisor looking for the next step.
Come and join a multi-disciplinary team that works to create more liveable towns and cities to support and improve people’s wellbeing , enhance the environment and develop stronger integration of transport with housing, land use and urban design.

We are looking for a high-performing Principal Policy Advisor. Come and join a small but agile Ministry – which is perfect if you are after a chance to make differernce and make a role your own!

You will be advising the Government on how transport choice can enable well-functioning towns, cities and regions, and support great places and communities.

The team plays a crucial role in delivering the Government’s ambitions for cities. This involves integrating approaches to transport policy on matters such as inclusive access, lowering emissions and investment, with priorities for land use, urban growth, resource management and placemaking.

The Principal Advisor will influence, create and maintain strong working relationships with a number of central and local government agencies, and other important stakeholders.

Being Auckland based, this role will have particular focus on placemaking and urban development challenges that our largest urban centre faces. There will be emphasis on helping the sector to achieve some bold emission reduction challenges through urban design and street changes, and influencing and incentivising Aucklanders to take up more active and shared modes of transport.

Key requirements:

  • Influencing stakeholders
  • Policy leadership
  • Storytelling and developing a positive vision
  • Produce collateral for leadership
  • Partnering
  • Policy writing for decision makers

Are you ready to join a growing team, with opportunities to be engaged in a range of activities including policy development, research, spatial planning and complex transport priorities and projects with a focus on housing and urban development.

You’ll be joining a great team of motivated, professional and collaborative people.Bring your positive self and make adifference to Auckland and New Zealand in a policy Leadership role.

If you’re looking to broaden your policy experience in a supportive environment, and have mindset that is progressive about teh future will look like then this is the place for you.

Contact Kris Attewell @ Beyond RecruitmentHR, Government and Policy 021435712 or apply now.
Job # 113225