Job Vacancy - New Zealand Embassy

Are you an experienced Policy Adviser looking for a new challenge?

Would you like to help to represent New Zealand in Mexico?

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

In this busy position, you will be responsible for conducting research and analysis, and preparing policy reports and papers on areas of key strategic interest to the Embassy. You will support the Post’s engagement with government officials, local contacts and the business sector. In addition, you will help to identify and develop strategies for public and profile-raising events and functions that promote New Zealand’s interests.

You will be responsible for the accurate and timely two-way translation services for all general and official correspondence, documents, media and other publications. You will also contribute to the development of the Embassy’s communications and public diplomacy plans and assist in their implementation.

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

The successful applicant will be employed on local terms and conditions and must have the right to work in Mexico. 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 to be undertaken at the expense of the applicant.
Annual starting salary for the position, including bonuses, will be between MXN$353,680 – MXN$374,901.

If this sounds like you, please download an application form by clicking here [DOCX, 30 KB]. A full position description can be found here [PDF, 207 KB].
A completed application form, letter of application and curriculum vitae, in English, should be sent to susan.grigsby@mfat.govt.nz and must be received by 3 February 2017.

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