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Company Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)
Location Wellington, Wellington
Pay & Benefits Fixed term position until December 2020
Listed Wed 9 Oct, 1:44 pm
Type Full time, Contract/Temp
Senior Advisor – working with our operational teams

EPA is focused on making a real difference in our environment.  Come and help us deliver on one of our strategic priorities.  We want someone with proven ability to help lead our relationships across government.  You’ll be setting the scene for how we work with partner agencies by developing Memorandums of Understanding.
This fixed-term role sits within our Regulation team and will involve working closely with a range of teams across our organisation to help create a consistent approach that delivers benefits across the natural resources sector.  This is an exciting piece of work that calls for systematic and agile thinking. 

We value your knowledge and experience
As well as knowledge of the machinery of government and a passion for great communications and relationship skills you will demonstrate proactivity, creatively and great interpersonal ability.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone who is a really good operational policy person, who can
  • Think strategically
  • Get stuff done
  • Is sensitive to how people and organisations function
  • Has the ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships and to develop trust and credibility with others.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including influencing skills
  • High standards of professionalism and performance driven

What we can offer you

This is a fixed term position until December 2020 based in our central city offices on Lambton Quay, surrounded by great cafes, shopping and a stone’s throw from the Waterfront. You’ll be joining a close-knit and supportive organisation who are focused and dedicated to our work and whanau.
The EPA is a great place to work, made up of friendly people with ambitious goals. We value our employees, and take pride in offering a positive working environment, lots of professional development, and supporting work-life balance.
Some of the benefits of working with us include on-site weekly Maori language lessons and regular Te Ao Maori workshops, as well as frequent talks on a range of topics from fascinating external speakers. We also have a variety of staff groups, from kai to adventure running, that cater to the diverse interests of our staff.
In addition to these great benefits at work, we also offer our staff extra leave on top of the standard requirements and challenging and interesting work.

Check out the careers section of our website for more information at

Additional information

Please visit our careers portal for a copy of the job description

For additional information please contact Bree Mackay, Senior HR Business Partner, at  

Applying for the position

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 Applications close at 5pm, 23 October