Partnerships Advisor at Department of Conservation, Whangarei
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Are you passionate about supporting teams to achieve positive conservation outcomes?
- Are you keen to help us improve how we work with others to plan, monitor, and deliver on conservation outcomes?
- This is your opportunity to contribute to the meaningful mahi of National Programmes!
Toitū te marae a Tāne, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive
At Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) we express our spirit of service and serve Aotearoa through our purpose, Papatūānuku Thrives. Our organisational strategy, Te Kaupapa a Te Papa Atawhai, puts nature and people at the heart of everything we do. It is anchored by te reo Māori and te ao Māori, recognising that Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our whānau, hapū and iwi are central to all our mahi.
Here's your chance to be part of a small, high-performing team, in an integral position, supporting the way DOC partners with others to plan, monitor and deliver on conservation work. This position is a full time, permanent role reporting to the Partnerships Manager.
He angitūtanga | About the role
The Partnerships Advisor role mainly focusses on:
- supporting the team to deliver on department, partner (whānau, hapū and iwi/imi), community, Treasury and philanthropic agreement through empowering leadership and project management
- providing functional support and best practice advice to District Staff
- developing structures to support communication and collaborative thinking for staff, partners (whānau, hapū and iwi/imi), other governmental agencies, and communities
- working with staff to inform collaborative planning in conservation work.
The work is varied, a blend of reactive and proactive, immediate, and strategic. You will get exposure to, and experience in, virtually every aspect of work that the organisation does. This is a fantastic role to provide a rewarding and interesting work experience, and to build a broad experience base for future career progression.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
If you are great with people, have a good understanding of the department and how we work, can use your initiative, like having a varied and challenging suite of work to get on with, and like to have fun along the way, then this is probably the job for you, and it would be great to see your application. We will be looking for:
- Ability to analyse complex information and develop plans.
- Ability to engage with iwi / hapū / whānau to achieve work aligned with the Treaty of Waitangi.
- High level of organisation skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to build excellent working relationships internally and externally.
Mō mātou | About us
Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.
Ko ngā hua | What we offer
We take pride in enabling our kaimahi to bring their unique perspectives to mahi, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes:
- Flexible working options where applicable.
- DOC perks: Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsites, visitor centres product discounts, outdoor apparel, and gear discounts.
- Opportunity to develop and grow your skills within the group and wider organisation.
- Te Pukenga Atawhai – Cultural Capability Development Programme.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Please apply via our careers site, submitting a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa.
The salary range for this position is $73,336 to $93,708 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience.
Applications close at 5 pm on Wednesday, 22 March 2023.
For further enquiries contact Lilly Witcomb firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Reference: DOC/1701396
Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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