Policy & Program Recruitment

We are a specialist in Policy & Program recruitment

Policy and program recruitment is one of Hudson's key specialist practices. Each year we place hundreds of permanent, temporary and contract placements across Australia and New Zealand in both the private and public sector.

Hudson has access to policy professionals with the skills and experience Government clients are looking for - strategic thinkers with a strong commercial focus and a diverse background of experience to challenge current thinking.

Hire quickly from a qualified talent pool

Hudson's extensive pool of specialist policy and program talent means we are able to quickly find the right person for your next role. Our candidates not only possess excellent project management and agile experience but have the right blend of adaptability and stakeholder management skills to negotiate and influence.

Expert advice on hiring trends

Our consultants have specialist market knowledge of policy and program salaries, job titles and hiring trends to ensure you attract and retain the best talent at the appropriate remuneration. We regularly host guest-speaker events to ensure we remain at the forefront of industry developments and continue to build our network.


% of policy & program professionals surveyed are either actively of passively seeking new roles


Roles we recruit for

Policy Jobs

  • Policy Development
  • Policy Analysis
  • Research & Evaluation
  • Strategy & Planning
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Ministerials
  • Secretariat
  • Executive Officer

Scribing Jobs

  • Scribe
  • Scribe Manager
  • Panel Member / Independent
  • Bulk recruitment support

Program Jobs

  • Program/Project Management
  • Project/Program Coordination
  • Tender Assessment
  • Grants Management
  • Procurement & Contract Management

Our consultants

Claire Hogan

Senior Consultant – Policy & Program

Do you know how much policy & program professionals are getting paid?

Download our salary guide to access salary ranges for policy & programme roles in New Zealand.


Working in close collaboration with Hudson, we successfully implemented a strategic approach when procuring individuals to international opportunities. We now attract deeper, stronger candidate pools and more efficiently select and place the overall best-fit candidate to these unique and challenging roles.

Senior Procurement Adviser Government

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