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Ministerial Advisor

The Treasury
Wellington Wellington Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 26, 2024

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Full Time
Enhance your career and play a key support role in a central government agency

Fast paced and varied work in a critical area of central Government
Join our passionate, fun, and high performing team on a 12-month fixed term contract
Help promote a transparent Government and support Ministers to engage with the public

Mō mātou | About Us
At Te Tai Ōhanga The Treasury we're creating a better future for New Zealand and everyone who calls our amazing country home. We're the Government's economic and financial advisor, working hard to raise the standard of living for everyone in Aotearoa, now and in the future.
The Ministerial Advisory Service (MAS) lead the stewardship of an open and transparent Treasury through the release of official information. MAS also enables the Treasury to support its Ministers in a coordinated and consistent way. Our goal is cultivating, maintaining and managing relationships internally - building credibility as an advisory centre of excellence within the organisation.
We are on the lookout for an excellent Ministerial Advisor for a 12-month fixed term contract.
Kōrero mō te tūranga | About the Role
In this role, you will oversee the drafting of replies to Ministerial correspondence and Parliamentary Questions, as well as prepare responses to Official Information Act requests on behalf of the Treasury and/or Ministers. You will support the Treasury with best practice guidance and continuous improvement initiatives to help achieve our vision.
Ō pūmanawa | About You

Strong attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication skills,
The ability to work collaboratively and be a team player as well as a leader,
Tertiary qualification or equivalent qualification in a relevant area,
Great interpersonal skills,
Conceptual, problem-solving skills and the ability to find insights amongst data,
The ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines,
Knowledge of the machinery of government and a passionate interest in current affairs.

Ko ngā hua | We Can Offer:
This is an important job and that's why we'll do all we can to support your success. Flexible work arrangements and five weeks annual leave, along with a range of other health and wellbeing initiatives, will help you enjoy a positive work/life balance. Our numerous social events, sports teams and employee networks will enable you to connect and have fun.
The wharenui, at the heart of our workplace, embodies our commitment to diversity and making this an inclusive place that will welcome the unique experiences and perspectives you bring to our collaborative team culture.
We'll prioritise your development, offering you opportunities to train and advance your chosen career. The work will stimulate and challenge you, helping you learn, grow and build valuable experience and skills.
We are looking to appoint this role between approximately $78,264 - $92,075. Actual appointment will be made dependant on skills and experience.
Tono mai ināianei | Apply Now

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