Contract Senior or Principal Policy Advisors

Wellington - Central
The Johnson Group

Job Description:

Although the team at The Johnson Group are not physically working from our business premises, we are still fully functioning and working remotely and we remain in close contact with our clients and contractors. While the contracting market is quiet at the moment, we are currently looking to broaden our talent pool so we can be ready to assist our public sector clients as we progress down alert levels.

We work with clients across the public sector, covering regulatory, social, environmental, and Iwi/Maori policy areas. Our clients are looking for people with a strong policy background who will lead and support the development and delivery of high profile, innovative, evidence-based policy intervention projects.

Key areas of experience consistently required

Strong policy background and understanding – solid experience as a senior or principal advisor/analyst

Strategic, Operational, regulatory policy, legislation and/or legal background

Delivery focused, resilient and comfortable with ambiguity

Working with official correspondence and ministerial teams, including OIA and ministerials

If you are an experienced policy professional looking for your next hourly rate or fixed term contract we’d love to hear from you.

As New Zealand’s only specialist public sector recruitment firm, The Johnson Group represents a wide range of clients from social to regulatory to economic sectors. We are always keen to meet candidates, talk about their career aspirations, share market insights and see how we can assist in your next career move!

For enquiries please email your CV in Word Format to and reference Job #MT5556. Or call Marissa on

Or, for further information about this job, please contact

Marissa Taylor - Senior Consultant


Phone: 04 915 1472

Posted on: 

11/05/2020 0:00

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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