Vacancies at our Embassy

There is currently one vacancy at the New Zealand Embassy, Mexico City:

Policy Adviser

Would you like to bring your policy skills and networks to a dynamic team doing great things for the New Zealand–Mexico relationship?

The New Zealand Embassy in Mexico City is seeking a Policy Adviser. The successful candidate will be responsible for research and analysis across a range of subject areas, and for supporting the Embassy’s engagement with decision-makers, policy-makers, thinkers, influencers and the business sector in Mexico and the other countries we are responsible for.

We are looking for someone with excellent analytical skills, who is a thoughtful communicator, a team player, fluent in English and Spanish, and able to leverage relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in support of the Embassy’s objectives.  A thorough understanding of the Mexican political context is essential. A background in government work, trade policy or private sector engagement would be desirable.

If this sounds like you, please download an application form and position description:



The successful applicant will be employed on local terms and conditions and must have the right to work in Mexico.  For any non-Mexican applicant, obtaining and maintaining the appropriate working visa is the responsibility of the applicant and any offer of employment is subject to this. If applicable, relocation to Mexico City is at the expense of the applicant.

The annual salary range for the position, including aguinaldo and vacation premium, starts at MXN$449,313.

A completed application form, letter of application (in English; no more than 300 words) and CV (also in English) should be sent to and must be received by 12 midday on Monday 24 February 2020, Mexico City time.

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