New Zealand Embassy Brasilia, Brazil

Policy Adviser/Translator

The Embassy of New Zealand in Brasilia is seeking two (02) Policy Adviser/Translators to help advance New Zealand’s interests in Brazil.

In this busy position, under the direction of the Ambassador, you will support the Embassy’s engagement with government officials, the business sector and civil society. You will be responsible for identifying issues and stakeholders, conducting research and analysis, and preparing reports to help shape New Zealand’s diplomatic engagement. You will help to identify and develop strategies for public and profile-raising events and functions that promote New Zealand’s interests. You will also produce English and Portuguese translations.

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

Your excellent knowledge of Federal and State Government policy and network of contacts, research and critical analysis skills, coupled with excellent written and oral English and Portuguese communication skills (to a high translation level), and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, will be key to your success.

Interested candidates can download the application form (PDF 171kb) and position description (PDF 208kb).

The New Zealand Embassy, Brasilia will not accept any applications. Please send the following in Microsoft Word or PDF format:

1. A cover letter, in English;
2. An electronic copy of your Curriculum Vitae, in English;
3. A completed Application Form, in English;

to no later than 12noon Friday, 28 September, 2012.

The Embassy will not accept any applications. Please note that only those applicants considered for interview will be contacted.

Notes: If the successful applicant is living outside Brasilia and not a Brazilian citizen, you will be employed on local terms and conditions and must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate working visa. This is the responsibility of the applicant and any offer of employment is subject to this. In addition relocation to Brasilia is to be undertaken at the expense of the applicant.
 

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