If you are interested in working for the Inquiry this page lists the current vacancies and instructions on how to apply.

Current vacancies

Policy Analyst (Fixed term until 2023)

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in State Care and Faith-based institutions is about people, in particular children, young people and vulnerable adults, and their experiences of historical abuse and neglect in State care and in the care of faith-based institutions.  Over the next four years, the Commission will listen to stories about the experiences of people in State care and examine ways to stop further abuse.  

Our Vision:

“Transforming the way we, as a nation, care for children, young people and vulnerable adults in our communities”.

We are looking for a Policy Analyst to join our Policy and Research team.     We are offering an opportunity to be part of the biggest Royal Commission New Zealand has ever seen.  Along with this is the real opportunity to make a difference, to inform the changes that will make a difference for future generations in care. 

What will you bring?

This is going to be an extremely rewarding role, but there will be challenges along the way.  First and foremost, you will need to be resilient, and possess the following skills, experience and attributes. 

Strong stakeholder engagement and relationship skills.

Strong understanding and experience across a range of public policy initiatives.

An understanding of the role of government, regulators and the policy process.

Strong stakeholder, relationship building, influencing and engagement skills.

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to present clear robust advice and information in plain English.

The ability to cut through ambiguity and find appropriate policy solutions.

Confident in te Ao Māori and tikanga Māori.

Understanding disability and diversity analysis.

Opportunities like this are few and far between; will you join us on our journey?  

The Royal Commission of Inquiry has a commitment to diversity.  We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences. We aim to ensure that each and every one of our people has a sense of belonging within our organisation.   

To apply:  Please include a cover letter with your application.

Applications close:   Tuesday 10th September 2019

For further information please email Recruitment@abuseincare.org.nz

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