Principal Policy Adviser x2

Careering Options

We have a number of contract opportunities available for skilled operators, who are comfortable working in complex and changing environments.

  • Work on high priority government initiatives
  • Senior and Principal Policy Analyst
  • Three to six months contracts
We have a number of contract opportunities available for skilled operators, who are comfortable working in complex and changing environments. 

 You will need to have core policy skills including:
  • Proven skills and experience in economic policy analysis
  • Proven experience working with legislative change and regulatory projects
  • Experience in Treaty negotiation and partnership management
  • Excellent writing skills including managing and producing Cabinet and briefing papers
  • Strong relationship management abilities, able to work effectively across agencies to deliver results
  • Sound knowledge of machinery of government processes
If you are thinking about becoming a policy contractor and want to understand the flexibility it offers, we would like to hear from you.


Careering Options has been providing contract recruitment solutions to the Wellington public sector for nearly 30 years. We understand public policy requirements and are a provider under the All of Government Recruitment Panel.


For a confidential discussion, please contact Cindy Barthel, Senior Consultant 027 2322 388; or submit your CV to cindy@careeringoptions.co.nz