Senior Policy Analyst

Posted on 12-May-2022
Application Close Date: 26-May-2022
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Permanent Full-time
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Senior Policy Analyst, Policy & International - Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Policy Analyst to join the Policy and International team to lead the delivery of NZQA's international work programme.

Whakatairangatia ngā kete o te mātauranga ki te ao mārama! E te tai whakarunga, e te tai whakararo – nau piki mai, nau kake mai ki te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa.

May the baskets of knowledge (education) be brought into the world of light. We welcome one and all to join us at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

About the role 

The Policy and International team develops tertiary education operational and regulatory policy, and, provides advice on tertiary and international education matters

Our busy and varied work programme means that you will work on and lead a range of interesting operational policy work focused on New Zealand's international qualification recognition agreements and relationships.

If you are interested in international education, have good judgment and show initiative, we want to hear from you.

Are you up for the challenge?

Skills and experience

You will use your analytical and conceptual skills along with sound judgement to develop solutions to complex issues. You will influence government decisions and inform quality assurance and international education settings. 

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders domestically and internationally, including staff in other government agencies and education sector stakeholder groups. 

To succeed you will apply your skills to lead, plan, organise and execute NZQA's international work programme.

About us

NZQA is a te reo Māori learning organisation and is committed to equity and lifelong learning. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds that will enrich our understanding of the education system. We prioritise the importance of understanding tikanga in building a culturally responsive workplace.  NZQA is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment to Māori and Pacific staff and has active Māori and Pacific staff networks which contribute to NZQA's strategic action plans - Te Kōkiritanga and Takiala Pasifika.

What we can offer:

  • A supportive team / whanau environment
  • A role with lots of variety
  • Development and career progression opportunities
  • To find out more click here NZQA Staff Benefits

Apply Now!

For more information about this role and NZQA please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. If you are applying/viewing through Seek, please click ‘apply now' to access these links.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Neil Miller on 04 463 3098.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 26 May.