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Policy Adviser - New Zealand Embassy, Brasília

Are you an experienced Policy Adviser looking for a new challenge?
Would you like to help to represent New Zealand in Brazil?

The New Zealand Embassy in Brasília is seeking a Policy Adviser to help advance and support New Zealand’s interests.

In this busy position, you will support the Post’s engagement with government officials, local contacts and the business sector. You will be responsible for conducting research and analysis, and preparing policy reports and papers making recommendations.

You will help to identify and develop strategies for public and profile-raising events and functions that promote New Zealand’s interests.

Your excellent research and critical analysis skills, coupled with strong written and oral English and Portuguese communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, will be key to your success.

The indicative salary range for the position is be between BRL 14,400 and BRL 16,000 per month, dependent upon skills and experience.

If this sounds like you, please download the full position description [PDF, 199 KB].

Please send a CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages, setting out why you are applying for the position and examples of how you meet the job criteria to emb.novazelandia@gmail.com no later than 13th August. All applications must be made in English.

The successful applicant will be employed on local terms and conditions (CLT) and must have the right to work in Brazil.  Obtaining and maintaining the appropriate working visa is the responsibility of the applicant and any offer of employment is subject to this. In addition relocation to Brazil is to be undertaken at the expense of the applicant.


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