Principal Advisor


Our client is seeking a Principal Advisor to support the development of their strategic narrative, roadmaps for change and budget bids.

Job description
Likemind works with people who share our approach to work and living …
We are about adding value, connecting the dots, and delivering a solution to take the pain away.  We believe that when the right connections are made, amazing things can happen.

We are working closely with a government client to find an experienced Principal Advisor who is politically savvy, a good operator and is comfortable dealing with a range of staff, business units and senior managers.  Experience with Ministerial correspondence, OIA requests and an understanding of the machinery of government is required.
As the Principal Advisor, you will play an essential role in engaging and fostering relationships with key stakeholders to support the successful implementation of projects and initiatives.  You will have a passion for making a difference within the public sector, and be working with a close-knit talented and committed team to make a real difference.

To be successful, we are looking for someone with a track record in:
  • Providing trusted advice to ELTs, Boards, and Ministers
  • Developing strategic future systems roadmaps
  • Effective and clear communications.
In addition, we are looking for someone who displays the following attributes:
  • Builds trust and confidence quickly
  • Contributes to team effectiveness 
  • Action oriented.  
If you feel you could add value to this role, and this important mahi, we’d love to hear from you today!

Please note, that you must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand. Background and various pre-employment checks are part of the recruitment process.

We are an equal-opportunity employer. We do all we can to encourage collaborative and diverse working environments throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.
Key details

Government / Local Government

State Government

Permanent / Full Time


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