Principal Advisor, System Performance Monitoring at Te Puni Kōkiri - Ministry of Māori Development, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
We are seeking two Principal Advisors who will bring their leadership, experience, and expertise to the System Performance Monitoring team at Te Puni Kōkiri!
Te Whiwhinga Mahi | The opportunity
The System Performance Monitoring team has overall responsibility for the monitoring work programme at Te Puni Kōkiri in its legislated role to monitor and liaise with public service agencies to ensure the adequacy of services provided to Māori. The team works collaboratively across Te Puni Kōkiri and with external agencies to provide evidence-informed insights, which allow us to better understand where we can influence system level change.
Te Puni Kōkiri's cross-enterprise monitoring approach involves walking alongside mainstream agencies while they design and deliver whānau-centred, locally-led, indigenously designed services & interventions. The System Performance Monitoring team plays a key role in supporting ongoing monitoring work across the organisation whilst also using data and evidence to proactively identify new opportunities.
The Principal Advisors will be responsible for leading and overseeing monitoring work programmes, and providing support and mentoring to other members of the team. The roles will include proactively developing relationships within and outside the organisation to enhance understanding of our monitoring approach, build collaboration, and ensure Te Puni Kōkiri is positioned to have the most impact on improving outcomes for Māori.
Ko wai koe | About you
This opportunity is suited to people with strong communication, relationship management and influencing skills, along with proven experience using quantitative and qualitative data and information to support evidence-informed decision making.
The common criteria for success are:
- Experience in research, monitoring and outcome measurement methodologies, and in using evidence to support policy and programme development.
- The ability to build, maintain and enhance relationships within Te Puni Kōkiri, and with government departments, Māori, and other key stakeholder groups.
- A good understanding of tikanga Māori and a commitment to achieve the vision set out in te Tiriti o Waitangi. Ability to speak, or willingness to learn, Te Reo Māori would be beneficial.
- A high standard of written and verbal communication.
- Ability to demonstrate strong analytical and critical reasoning.
- Understanding of government and the public service and the rationale and mechanisms for government intervention.
- Ability to respond to changing demands and priorities, deal with ambiguity and give shape to unformed ideas.
We are guided by our values of excellence, valuing people and relationships, working collectively and being creative and innovative. We invest in our people - you'll be encouraged to develop and contribute to your fullest potential. We believe strongly in work/life balance and understand that your whānau is just as important as you. And we're committed to your wellbeing and learning and development.
The midpoint for this role is $129k per annum.
Ngā uara ka whiwhi koe ki Te Puni Kōkiri | Working at Te Puni Kōkiri
Te Puni Kōkiri is the Government's principal policy advisor on Māori wellbeing and development. To do this, we must exert leadership and influence on the public sector system to enable and support the Government to deliver positive wellbeing outcomes for Māori.
Our vision of 'Whānau Taurikura' - 'Thriving Whānau' supports whānau, hapū and iwi to succeed and underpins everything that we do. We draw strength from our past to build an Aotearoa New Zealand where whānau can all stand, thrive, and belong.
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.
We are guided by our values of excellence, valuing people and relationships, working collectively and being creative and innovative. We invest in our people and you will be encouraged to develop and contribute to your fullest potential. We believe strongly in work/life balance and understand that your whānau is important. We are also committed to your wellbeing, and ongoing learning and development. In-house Te Reo Māori training is available to our employees as well as the opportunity to join Te Puni Kōkiri Kapa Haka group.
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.
The job description is available as part of the role listing on the Te Puni Kōkiri Careers page.
To apply please submit your cover letter and CV on the Te Puni Kōkiri Careers site.
Applications close Sunday 5 February 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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|File links:||Principal Advisor, System Performance Monitoring SFP - JD Job Description 2022 01 16 IP.pdf|
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