Senior Strategic Advisor

Posted on 14-Feb-2019  
Application Close Date: 25-Feb-2019
Job Details
Strategic & Corporate Planning
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:
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Job Description

Application Fact Sheet.pdf (PDF, 252KB)

Are you a dynamic and strategic thinker with a rich understanding of local and regional government who is ready to help shape our region's future? Do you thrive as a trusted partner to a broad range of stakeholders in a highly collaborative and complexpolitical environment?

At Greater Wellington, we have a fantastic organisational culture that values strategic thinking, innovation, equality and flexible working arrangements.

The Senior Strategic Advisor is responsible for providing advice and developing strategic policy on issues of significance to the Council, Chief Executive, General Managers and the organisation. The Strategic Advisor also has a key role in coordinating the organisation's strategic objectives through developing and implementing organisational strategy.


To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Proven experience developing and implementing strategic and corporate policy
  • Strategic and conceptual thinking skills in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Exceptional relationship building skills with a customer-centric approach
  • Proven experience in policy project management
  • Experience with interpreting legislation and knowledge of public policy
  • Excellent research skills with a knack for synthesising and communicating complex information to a broad readership
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in public policy, political science or a related area

The Senior Strategic Advisor sits within our Strategic and Corporate Planning Department which is responsible for facilitating and developing strategic and corporate policy for the organisation. The Department also supports the Wellington Regional Strategy, the region's economic development activity.


To be part of making Greater Wellington greater please view the job description and apply via the link below.

For further information on the role please contact Nicola Shorten, Manager Strategic & Corporate Planning on 04 830 4035. 


Applications close on Monday 25 February 2019