We're hiring! Senior and Principal Policy Advisors


Can you turn high-quality analysis into influential policy advice?

We're hiringWe are looking for talented principal and senior policy advisors for positions within our inquiry teams. These could be experienced policy generalists or economists able to turn their skills to any topic of importance to New Zealand.  

We will consider permanent or fixed-term roles or secondments for policy people with expertise specific to the new inquiry topics: Technological change, disruption and the future of work; and Local government funding and financing. Both topics are significant for the future of New Zealand.

Our independence, and our reputation for high-quality analysis and meaningful engagement, puts the Commission in a unique position to influence public policy debates. We aim to provide insightful, well-informed and accessible advice that leads to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes for New Zealanders. Our work to date has contributed to significant policy reform.

The quality of our people is critical to our success. Our people have stellar research, analysis and writing skills, and can turn high-quality analysis into influential policy advice. In turn, we offer an intellectually stimulating, supportive and family friendly workplace.

If you are looking for an opportunity to influence and raise the quality of public debate and policy about the things that matter to New Zealanders, please send a tailored application letter and CV to careers@productivity.govt.nz.

Applications close 30 July 2018. View the Senior/Prinicpal Advisor job description here.