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Foreign Policy Officer

Āpiha Take Tāwāhi

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Foreign policy officers represent New Zealand's interests overseas and provide policy advice to the Government on foreign affairs and trade issues.


Entry-level foreign policy officers usually earn

$55K-$65K per year

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a foreign policy officer are average as the number of people recruited each year varies depending on demand.
Delegates in session at the United Nations Security Council debate the challenges of small islands

A foreign policy career can lead to you representing New Zealand overseas. Photo credit: UN Photo - Cia Pak

Last updated 20 June 2017