15 May 2019

Full-Time Policy Analyst and Senior Policy Analyst

Ministry of Education – Posted by MinEducationAnywhere

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Job Description

Based in Wellington

We are looking for capable and committed policy professionals to help lead the development of policy in a high profile, new and challenging area.

Education is key to our well-being, social cohesion, and citizenship. It is crucial to New Zealand’s ability to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Successful candidates will join our policy community and be based in the Education System Policy Group. Our group has a strong policy culture and works on issues affecting a huge system that directly impacts the lives of all New Zealanders.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Policy and Policy Analysts to join the Pacific Education Policy team. This team leads a range of strategic policy work to support, lift and accelerate education system performance for Pacific learners and their families.

Quality teaching is the most significant in-school influence on educational outcomes, and parents’, families and communities are the most significant out of-school influence. The successful candidates will have opportunities to contribute to improving outcomes within and outside of the education system.

We have a challenging and engaging work programme that includes strategic and legislative work and contributes to a number of this Government’s education reviews.

We would like to hear from you if you have proven policy experience, and:

  • thrive in a fast-paced policy environment
  • have proven ability to collaborate with others to find solutions
  • are a good writer, a critical thinker, and can bring innovative approaches to complex policy issues and
  • have sound approaches to developing evidence-based analysis and advice.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to contribute to a high profile, challenging and ambitious agenda for change, a strong focus on the development of our people, and the ability to drive and influence policy direction.

For more information, please contact Anne Fontaine at anne.fontaine@education.govt.nz

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please visit our website to apply for the role.
Please review the position description here and here.

Applications close midnight - Monday, 27 May 2019.

Job Categories: Policy and Strategy. Job Types: Full-Time.

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