Ministerial Advisor

-Be part of a dynamic and responsive team
-Utilise your quality communication skills and Official Information Act knowledge
-Contract and permanent options
  • Be part of a dynamic and responsive team
  • Utilise your quality communication skills and Official Information Act knowledge
  • Contract and permanent options

Company and culture:

Join a company that has a culturally responsive workplace and is passionate about turning people's lives around and helping make New Zealand a better place to be.

The role:

This Ministerial Advisor must be highly organised, detail-oriented, and comfortable working with diverse teams.  Excellent time management, communication skills and OIA knowledge and experience are key, as collaboration to provide relevant content to Ministers is a large component of the role.

Here is what expected:
  • Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to work under high pressure situations.
  • Develop and coordinate responses to Official Information Act requests, Parliamentary Questions and Select Committees.
  • Readiness to be challenged by fast paced working enjoinment, problem solving and being in an environment that is solution focus and action orientated.¬†
Here is what you will have to be successful:
  • 2 years of experience as a Ministerial Advisor.
  • An understanding of the Official Information Act, Privacy Act and Public Records Act.
  • Experience crafting briefings to Ministers and drafting responses to Ministerial correspondence.
  • Sound political insight and an understanding of Machinery of Government and relevant legislation.
  • Strong relationship building skills across both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced changing environment.

If this sounds like you then please apply now for a prompt response. You must have the right to live and work in NZ and be available for an interview in person at short notice.

Job reference: JO-1806-47767

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