New Zealand Foreign Affairs & Trade

LES Policy Adviser (Political) - London

New Zealand Foreign Affairs & Trade

Government Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 22-05-2017

£33,150 to £37,050

United Kingdom

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The New Zealand High Commission in London is seeking to recruit a Policy Adviser (Political) to provide high level policy advice and support to High Commission staff, including conducting research and analysis, preparing reports and briefings, and building relationships with the UK government and private sector.

We are looking for someone with a university qualification, experience in providing policy advice, an ability to think critically and analytically, who is politically aware, with good research skills, sound judgement and problem solving capabilities. They must be highly flexible and adaptable, and able to work as part of a high achieving team. The successful candidate must hold or attain the right to work in the United Kingdom, and must be able to obtain and maintain a New Zealand security clearance.

This is a locally employed position, with terms and conditions being set in accordance with UK employment regulations. The High Commission does not provide assistance with accommodation or airfares. The starting salary is in the range of £33,150 to £37,050 per annum. Hours: Monday – Friday, 09:00 to 17:00.

A position description and application form can be downloaded below. To apply, please send a CV, completed application form and a covering letter to

Applications close at 9am on Monday 22 May 2017. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.


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