Working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Social Development & Robert Walters

We're the Government’s lead advisor on foreign affairs and trade. Our people are diplomats, negotiators, analysts and advisers. Together we assist with solutions to global challenges, and help our country and region towards improved prosperity, resilience and security.
We value diverse thinking, people and skill. Relationships are at the heart of what we do, and because of this - our people are our most valued resource.

We’re big on professional development including cultivating talent to become our future leaders. Our staff work here in New Zealand and in 58 locations in 51 countries around the world.
We always welcome talented people like yourself.

Watch this video to find out what it’s really like working here - including putting straight a few things you may have heard about us.


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