Kaitātari | Analyst - Fast Track Consenting

Ministry for the Environment

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Multiple Location Options
  • Exciting work programme
  • Supportive and fun team
  • Flexible working to support your work-life balance

Our purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation – be part of this exciting journey. 

Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi | About this role 

A Bill to facilitate fast track consenting of infrastructure projects to support the economic recovery of New Zealand from the COVID – 19 pandemic was introduced in Parliament last year. 

We are looking an experienced Analyst to join our dynamic Fast Track Consenting team to help make this project a success. 

You will work in the broader project team, on Fast-track referral applications and policy development. 

You will work alongside Senior Analysts within the team and have an opportunity to work with subject matter experts to develop your policy skills.  

Be part of this exciting work programme that is making a difference to all New Zealanders and our environment at a critical time. 

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience 

Our ideal candidate will bring: 

  • strong analysis skills, with a twist of pragmatism
  • an understanding of the Resource Management process and its role in safeguarding the environment
  • experience writing briefing papers, Cabinet Papers, Regulatory Impact Analysis and drafting instructions for PCO
  • strong influencing and relationship management skills, quickly building credibility and trust
  • experience delivering quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • excellent organisation and planning skills
  • a desire to influence and think creatively to achieve results
  • commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori

Mō mātou | About us 

The Ministry's purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation.  

We offer: 

  • a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
  • agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE'
  • generous leave entitlements
  • training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori courses
  • active social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff network
  • opportunities for development and education.          

A key priority for the Ministry is Te Ao Māori. This means we work with our Treaty partner to advance Māori priorities for the environment and for environmental success. We will be confident and coordinated in our ongoing engagement with Māori and lead the natural resources system in engaging for success with tangata whenua. We will grow our capability and capacity to accurately reflect Māori views in our work. 

We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What's important to us is ‘he rau kotahi tangata' – embracing our multiple talents – by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. 

The location for this role is flexible which means you can work anywhere in New Zealand and there is an option to work from home.  As a flexible friendly employer, we are happy to discuss solutions that may work for you and the business.  We value and care about enabling our people to work in a way that means they can work at their best.  

Tono ināianei | Apply Now 

Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter.  Note: your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.   

If you require further information about this position please contact Stephanie Frame at Stephanie.Frame@mfe.govt.nz 

Salary range: $73,280 pa to $89,565 pa.  Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience. 

Rā Katinga | Applications close: Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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