Senior Advisor, Whenua Māori (Te Tai Hauāuru) at Te Puni Kōkiri - Ministry of Māori Development, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kaitohu Matua | Senior Advisor (Te Tai Hauāuru)
Whenua Māori Service
Te Puni Kōkiri | The Ministry of Māori Development
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Advisor looking to gain meaningful experience and make a valuable contribution to the increasingly important Whenua Māori Service.
Te Puni Kōkiri | Ministry of Māori Development
Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry of Māori Development, supports and works in partnership with the Government to design and deliver policies, as well as innovative targeted investment initiatives that have a significant and positive impact on Māori.
Our commitment to 'Whānau Taurikura' - 'Thriving Whānau' enables whānau, hapū and iwi to succeed underpins everything that we do.
Our people are at the heart of achieving this vision and it is our people who contribute to supporting Māori collective success by creating and maintaining relationships with iwi, hapū and whānau Māori and government at both a local and national level. It is this that enables Māori participation and success as Māori, and it is our people who will create our best future.
Te Whiwhinga Mahi | The opportunity
Reporting to the Team Leader, Whenua Māori Service, the Senior Advisor is responsible for assisting whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori organisations and Māori communities to develop and implement initiatives that will enable them to achieve long-term economic and social development. The Senior Advisor will work with agencies, organisations and providers to assist them to improve their outcomes for Māori. The Senior Advisor will:
- Lead work with agencies, organisations and providers to assist them to improve their outcomes for Māori.
- Act as an effective conduit for information both into and out of Māori communities to support Māori initiatives.
- Manage and analyse information at a local level on Māori views, aspirations and experiences, to contribute to Te Puni Kōkiri policy thinking.
- Assist whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori organisations and communities to develop and implement initiatives that will enable them to achieve long-term economic and social development.
- Manage local level contractual arrangements and is a leader in the relationships held with stakeholders.
- Provide mentoring and coaching to Advisors in their region.
- Inform investment decisions in partnership with the Investment and Policy colleagues.
Ko wai koe | About you
If you possess the following, then we want to hear from you:
- Experience in working with whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori organisations and Māori communities.
- Proven effective use of project management disciplines to support work.
- Understanding of the government and the public service and public sector processes.
- Understanding of the relevance of the Treaty of Waitangi to the work being undertaken.
- Excellent communication skills including a conversational level of Te Reo Māori.
- Ability to identify, build and actively manage significant relationships, valuing diverse perspectives and experiences.
- Have a degree level qualification or extensive work experience.
- A clean full motor vehicle driver's licence.
Ka whiwhi koe i te aha | What you will get in return
Te Puni Kōkiri is a diverse and rewarding working environment full of passionate people focussed on discovering solutions that will assist in serving our communities. We are guided by our values of excellence, valuing people and relationships, working collectively and being creative and innovative.
There is more to life than just work and we encourage our staff to maintain the right balance between work and personal pursuits. We recognise that a healthy workforce is a productive one so we're committed to providing opportunities and incentives for our employees to look after themselves, including:
- Optical allowance
- Hauora allowance
- Te Reo Māori proficiency allowance
- Provide enhanced parental leave provisions and childcare allowances.
We are actively reviewing talent and an appointment will be made once an ideal candidate is identified. We encourage you to make your application today or get in touch to discuss more about how this great opportunity will fit with your career goals.
Applications close Sunday 1 October 2023 at 11:55pm
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Puni Kōkiri - Ministry of Māori Development|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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