Government & Policy

Senior/Principal Policy Contractor

Job Title: Senior/Principal Policy Contractor
Contract Type: Contracting Solutions
Location: Wellington
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Beyond Recruitment are looking for expressions of interest from candidates who are Senior and Principal Policy contractors.

We recruit these roles frequently and would welcome the chance for you to register your interest for us to represent you for future contracting opportunities. 

As a Policy professional you will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Understands government processes with experience in a relevant political context
  • Working knowledge of the legislative process
  • Skilled in evidence, insights and evaluation to support analysis
  • Applies analytical frameworks and methods to make sense of evidence
  • Delivers clear messages and advice that is robust, free and frank and compelling

In addition to general policy skills, our clients are seeking additional expertise in areas like:

  • COVID 19 response
  • Resource Management Act
  • Planning / community / infrastructure resilience
  • Freshwater and water quality issues
  • Strong quantitative or modelling experience
  • Understanding of local government

Register today with Ryan, Kathy and Kirsty, Beyond Recruitment's Policy and Government Team. If you are available for your next contract in early 2022 please APPLY now or send me an up-to-date copy of your CV. Please also attach a cover letter with your availability. Tell me about your specialist areas of expertise and what you enjoy working on.   You can also email your cover letter to

Job number 114357

All applications will be acknowledged electronically after the 10th of January 2022.

Please note - With the New Zealand border being closed we are only able to consider candidates who are currently residing in NZ or who already have NZ Citizen / Perm Residency status.