Policy Adviser

New zealand government - Wellington City
new offer (12/07/2020)

job description

Are you looking for a position where you can have a positive impact on the resilience and security of New Zealand\ 's transport system?
Wantto work with an engaged and forward-thinking team?
Want to develop your skills and policy expertise?
Opportunity to work at the cutting edge of policy
We\ 're looking for an Adviser tojoin our Resilience and Security team, based in our Wellington office.
The Ministry takes a broad view of transport resilience, including the security of New Zealand\ 's transport system. In undertaking its work, the Ministry considers the impacts on the transport system of all hazard events including natural, technological, social and political events. Hazard events may take the form of sudden shocks (such as earthquakes or terrorist attacks) and their severity and probability may be affected by emergent risks (including the impacts of climate change and demographic shifts).
The ability of our transport system to function effectively during a range of adverse conditions, and then to recover quickly to acceptable levels of service, is fundamental to the longer-term wellbeing of communities, and New Zealand\ 's economic productivity.
As a member of the Resilience and Security team, you\ 'll have the chance to work in an exciting policy area with a vast range of stakeholders, providing advice to Ministers on relevant transport issues.
This includes working across the sector to:
Build a longer-term strategy to improve transport system resilience and security, including a clear vision and outcomes framework
Encourage engagement and collaboration across the transport sector on transport system resilience and security
Provide clear advice on the appropriate role government should play to achieve a resilient and secure transport system
Develop fit-for-purpose interventions to support the resilience and security of the transport system, including working on primary and secondary legislation, investment settings and guidance material
Responding professionally and comprehensively to requests from the Minister and our transport agency partners.
We are looking for a policy advisor who may have already worked in a government policy agency or department. Knowledge and experience of resilience and security issues will be helpful, but is not essential.
An understanding of government processes and experience developing policy products is desirable.
Along with your analytical skills, you\ 'll be a strong collaborativeteam-player, who flourishes in being part of a busy and productive team.
This role will require you to obtain and maintain a security clearance of\ 'SECRET\'.
The Ministry places a strong emphasis on professional development, and you\ 'll receive plenty of supportto take ownership of your role.
This is a permanent position.
The salary band for this position is $65,392 - $92,318.
Join this energetic, motivated agency and make your contribution to New Zealand society, now and in the future.
If this sounds like you, please apply through our careers centre https:
//mot.Careercentre.Net.Nz/Job/ including a cover letter and your full CV. For a confidential discussion or for more information about the role please email applications@transport.govt.nz
Applications close 11.59pm Wednesday, 10 June 2020.

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