Operations Analyst / Senior Analyst | Wellington City

Operations Analyst / Senior Analyst

Posted on 14-Mar-2017
Application Close Date: 30-Mar-2017
Wellington City
Position Type:
Permanent Full Time
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Contribute to analysis to support the delivery of the Spatial, Forestry and Land Management Directorate strategy and MPI’s management of land use and the forestry aspects of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a permanent Operations Analyst/ Senior Analyst in our Operations team within the Spatial Forestry and Land Management Directorate.  In this role you will contribute to the development, maintenance and review of implementation, programmes and operational policy with regard to forestry, climate change and land use.


Spatial, Forestry and Land Management is responsible for implementing policy initiatives to support sustainable land management, the use of our forestry resources and New Zealand’s climate change responsibilities. We cover the length of the country - from ancient Kauri forests in Northland to exotic forests in the back blocks of rural Southland.


Key responsibilities for the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing evidence-based analysis and advice to inform policy and operational decisions in relation to the forestry aspects of the Climate Change Response Act (CCRA).
  • Providing and contributing to policy development and implementation relating to the projects and work streams in the Spatial, Forestry and Land Management Directorates Business Plan.
  • Building and sustaining positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders in an enabling and partnering approach.
  • Providing advice on operational processes to ensure they are efficient and meet legislative/regulatory needs.
  • Facilitating cross agency coordination and providing subject matter expertise in relation to Spatial, Forestry and Land Management initiatives.  


To be successful in this role you should have:

  • A very strong analytical ability with a capacity to quickly identify and clearly express core elements of an issue or proposal;
  • excellent communication skills to enable effective linkages with MPI staff, stakeholders and other agencies; 
  • demonstrated ability to plan, develop and lead delivery of work programmes;
  • Successfully contribute to team objectives.


If this sounds like you and you have the motivation and desire to be successful within a strong team of professionals, then we want to hear from you!!


Please apply online submitting a CV and Cover Letter.


If you have any questions about the role, you may contact Serina Regali for a confidential discussion at Serina.Regali@mpi.govt.nz


Applications close:  Thursday 30th March 2017 at 5pm


Applicants must be immediately available for interview within New Zealand, hold a current New Zealand work permit or be a New Zealand resident.

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