Principal Policy Advisor/Analyst

Job Title: Principal Policy Advisor/Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
REF: WG40718
Contact Details: Paul Ordish
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago
- Step up from senior level in the public sector

- Interesting, challenging and worthwhile policy work

- Contracting and permanent positions

We're looking for dedicated, talented advisors and analysts at Principal level, or those looking to make a step up from Senior, for upcoming permanent and contracting opportunities. We work across the public sector to fill challenging, rewarding and diverse positions in most government agencies.

As a principal advisor/analyst, you'll be providing intellectual leadership and take a strategic overview to test and challenge thinking. You'll develop conceptual frameworks and provide policy advice, often around potentially controversial and politically sensitive issues, so you'll need to be confident of ability to provide reasoned judgement.

In consultation with managers and project managers, you'll project manages policy projects or parts of larger projects, including the development of key milestones, timelines, consultation processes, risk analysis and resourcing requirements.

We're looking for professionals with political savvy and nous for both permanent and contracting roles. Managing stakeholder relationships at senior level is key, as often work can be fragmented across several policy teams.

Tertiary qualifications in political science, economics or law will be advantageous.

Following application, please contact Paul Ordish on 04 473 2116 or should you have any queries.