Job Description Influence change for our environmentHigh profile and exciting workFlexible working 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 the rolesWe are looking for a number of Analysts and Senior Analysts to support our growing and exciting Climate Change work programmes. This is your chance to support New Zealand to transition to a low-carbon economy and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Some of the key work programmes include the Carbon Neutral Government Programme, Adaptation, Mitigation, Funding and Financing the Climate Transition and International Carbon Markets. You will work closely with teams in the Climate Change Directorate, but will have a strong outward facing focus too, particularly with iwi/Māori, central government agencies, local government, industry groups and the private sector. As a Senior Analyst, you will also provide coordination and technical leadership for projects and have the opportunity to mentor junior members of the team to build capability. Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience We are looking for people with experience in policy development and implementation who can deliver quality work in a fast-paced environment. You will have a collaborative approach, strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to quickly build credibility and trust across diverse groups. In particular, engaging and partnering with Māori will be key to your success. You will also bring: a background in climate change policy adviceexperience providing policy advice to senior leaders and Ministersstrong communication skills with the ability to deliver insights to technical and non-technical audiencesproject management skills, with the ability to identify and manage risksan agile approach, with a desire to make a difference commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori. For specific roles, we are looking for candidates with the following technical skills: a strong understanding of the public finance system and public financial structures/institutionsaptitude for engaging with and working alongside tangata whenuacoordinating administrative functions to support governance structuresdelivery in cross-agency operational programmes or projectsdelivery in sustainability programmes or outcomes representation experience in international negotiations, ideally with expertise in emissions trading schemes and other types of carbon marketsexperience with primary industry sectorsbackground in economic analysis and impact (of policies) analysis. Most importantly you will be passionate about looking for realistic and effective ways of achieving environmental outcomes. 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 balanceagile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE'generous leave entitlementstraining to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori coursesactive social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff networkopportunities 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.An organisational priority is that we accurately reflect Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Maori into our everyday work, by living our Te Ao Hurihuri Strategy through capability and capacity building. 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.As a flexible friendly employer we are happy to discuss flexible options 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 Rebecca Clements at Rebecca.Clements@mfe.govt.nz Salary ranges: Analyst: $69,848 to $87,808 pa - Senior Analyst: $97,033 to $121,984 pa. Appointment within these ranges will be based on skills and experience. Rā Katinga | Applications close: Tuesday, 23 March 2021
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