Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Do you have proven high-level analytical and policy skills that you wish to use to support the future well-being of Māori?

Are you a self-starter, understand the machinery of Government, with strong political nous and cultural awareness?

Te Puni Kōkiri has exciting opportunities available within the Policy Partnership Te Puni for those who want to work at the cutting edge of public policy and contribute to enabling iwi, hapū and whānau Māori to succeed as Māori. 

Senior Policy Analyst positions are available in the following policy teams:

  • Our Whānau Wellbeing team focuses on core social policy including whānau ora, vulnerable children (2 positions – vacancy numbers PP052 and PP054).
  • Our Crown, Iwi, Hapū, Whanau Māori Relations team focuses on treaty settlements, treaty rights and international portfolio – including the rights of indigenous people (2 fixed term positions for 12 months – vacancy numbers PP022 and PP023).
  • Our Economic Wealth team focuses on increasing Māori economic wealth through high performing people, assets and enterprises (3 positions, with 1 position focussed on the natural resources area – vacancy number PP033, PP034 and PP068(NR)).

As a Senior Policy Analyst you will be responsible for leading, influencing and providing high quality analysis and advice across a range of Māori specific work streams.  For this role, our ideal candidates will have proven policy experience together with a sound working knowledge of the Machinery of Government.  You already have strong interpersonal and relationship skills and have good networks within the public sector.

As well, all candidates are expected to have an appreciation of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori.  Having worked successfully with, or for, Māori is seen as an advantage.

For more information or to down load a copy of the job description and application form for any of the Senior Policy Analyst positions, see below.

To apply, email your CV, covering letter and a completed application form noting the vacancies you wish to apply for to vacancy@tpk.govt.nz.


Applications close Friday, 16 June 2017

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