Kaitohutohu | Advisor - Waste Reduction Programmes at Ministry for the Environment, Flexible
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Seeking passion & experience in delivering quality investment outcomes
- Join a collaborative team environment & support organisations to deliver waste reduction outcomes
- Part-time (0.5) position offering remote-working & location flexibility within Aotearoa NZ
Join our amazing team to drive change and work on innovative projects that make a difference!
Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi | About this role
We are looking for someone with an interest in behaviour change programmes, with the ability to manage our investment in programmes with community and business partners to support them to reduce waste and emissions.
This role supports the Behaviour Insights function within the Waste and Resource Efficiency Division. We want to ensure that we implement our waste strategy, emissions reduction plan and other work in a way that is user-centric, has mātauranga Māori designed in and is guided by Behavioural Insights.
This role in the Data, Evidence and Emissions Reduction Team will work with our Behavioural Insights advisors and investments team to establish and manage funding agreements with external partners to undertake behaviour change and will also undertake procurement for research and communications. This is an advisor level role, and you will be working closely alongside behaviour change advisors and the rest of the team. You will also have a role in monitoring delivery of behaviour change projects delivered by external organisations we have funded.
This is a 0.5FTE role with hours, days of work and location in New Zealand flexible.
About the Data, evidence & emissions reduction team
The team sits in the Waste and Resource Efficiency Division and is responsible for delivery of the waste and fluorinated gases chapters of the emissions reduction plan, as well as the data and evidence function to support that role and the wider division. We are excited to be growing our capacity in this area, to ensure that we implement our waste strategy, emissions reduction plan and other work in a way that is user-centric, has mātauranga Māori designed in and is guided by behavioural insights.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
Our ideal candidate will offer:
- Experience in managing funds and/or procurement.
- Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong stakeholder management skills
- Knowledge/ experience of working with the not for profit or community sector
- Experience in managing the implementation of complex projects and programmes, managing risks and business analysis.
- A willingness to be part of a multi-disciplinary team all of whom are passionate and focused on engaging with our complex environmental issues, and in doing this, learn from colleagues and experts (national and international) and adapt your own practice model with new insights, skills, and techniques.
- Commitment to developing your cultural capability and capacity in te ao Māori.
- A degree in a relevant subject area, including, but not limited to social/behavioural psychology, environmental management, or communication is desirable.
Other capabilities that would complement the above skills/experience:
- knowledge/experience working with the waste industry and/or local government in Aotearoa
- understanding and experience with machinery of government processes, systems and tools
- an understanding of behavioural science and applications to real-life policy problems.
- skills in evaluation, monitoring and reporting
- an ability to work well under pressure, be a team player and manage a range of tasks at one time
Whānuitanga Utu ā-Tau | Salary range
Salary range for this role is from $73,280 up to $89,565 pa. Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.
Ngā hua ka puta i te mahi ki MfE | Benefits of working at MfE
- a flexible by default approach to create a healthy work-life blend
- agile ways of working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE'
- generous leave entitlements
- active employee networks including Māori Rōpū, Asian Network, Neurodivergent and Disability Networks, Women's Network, Tagata Moana (Pacific Peoples' Network), and Rainbow Network
- opportunities for development and education.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter. Note: your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.
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Rā Katinga | Applications close: end of Monday 6 February 2023.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for the Environment|
|Position type:||Permanent Part Time|
|Attachment:||Analyst (Waste) - PD July 2022 .pdf (PDF, 532KB)
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