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Ministerial Advisor, Government Services

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  • Help us deliver exceptional support services to the Minister and Associate Minister for ACC
  • Join an organisation that supports and develops your career
  • We offer flexible working options
  • Wellington CBD based role within our amazing Ministerial/OIA Team


With ACC, you’ll be supporting people in Aotearoa to stay safe by minimising the incidence and impact of injury, as well as helping them recover from injury if an accident does happen.  Join us - an organisation that grew out of bold thinking and has an enduring commitment to care for others at work, home and play

We have an opportunity for a motivated and (ideally) experienced Ministerial/OIA Advisor to join our Government Engagement & Support team. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work across all areas of machinery of government and develop an understanding of how ACC supports New Zealanders and work with other organisations.

On a day to day basis you'll be preparing high quality and timely responses to at times complex and sensitive requests for information, building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders across the business to help you do this. 

What we're looking for from you to be successful:

  • A smart influencer who's great at communicating and connecting across an organisation
  • You'll be able to juggle conflicting priorities and work to tight deadlines
  • Preferable machinery of Government experience
  • The ability to quickly form and maintain strong working relationships with other business groups and be confident to approach a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Experience in report and business writing
  • An understanding of statutory interpretation.


With this role, you will get to use and build on your legislative understanding and build on your natural analytical skills. 

A bit about us:

  • The Government Engagement and Support team works with all teams across ACC to:
  • Effectively deliver support services to the Minister and Associate Minister for ACC
  • Proactively, and responsively, manage Official Information Requests, Select Committee processes and Parliamentary questions
  • Support ACC’s engagement with, and involvement in, cross government initiatives  


An attractive salary $68k - $79k depending on experience, plus 9% super is on offer, along with an opportunity to grow and develop your career in one of New Zealand’s leading government agencies.

Working at ACC:

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome candidates from every ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, age, and those with a disability or who have additional mental health needs. It is important to us that people are free to be themselves at work. Here are some ways we encourage that:

  • Employee networks to support our colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • The option to explore flexible working that suits your needs and ours.
  • Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga.


For a detailed position description click Position Decription.pdf. Applications will run through to 4 August 2021 however please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner.

Please attach your cover letter telling us why you would be a great fit and what strengths you would bring to the role. Applications can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC Career Website. If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role please email nadine.o’donnell@acc.co.nz

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