Pae Manawa at NZ Ministry of Justice, Gisborne
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Pae Manawa | Tairāwhiti
Te āhuatunga a Te Kooti Whenua Māori/About the Māori Land Court
We are a court of record. Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 (our Act) recognises the significance of Māori land as a taonga tuku iho of special significance to the Māori people. Our role is to provide a court service for owners of Māori land, their whānau and their hapū which promotes the retention and use of Māori land; and facilitates the occupation, development and use of that land.
The record held by Te Kooti Whenua Māori is taonga tuku iho and the Court is the guardian of the whakapapa of the land, which is the people.
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
We currently have a vacancy in our Tairāwhiti Māori Land Court office in Gisborne, and in our Te Waipounamu Māori Land Court office in Christchurch.
Our Pae Manawa are responsible for providing specialist facilitation, assessment, analysis and information services to Māori land owners and customers of the Court to enable them to obtain and access specialist resources and professional advice.
A key function of the role is to broker effective working relationships, in partnership with other agencies, that facilitate the occupation, utilisation and development of Māori land through proactively developing, managing and maintaining relationships with Iwi and other Māori organisations and networks, government agencies and relevant professional service providers.
Our Pae Manawa also conduct seminars and other educational events to Māori land owners and other customers.
If this sounds like you then we are interested in hearing from you!
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful in the role you will have:
- An in-depth understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
- Demonstrated ability to effectively manage the Māori/Crown relationship
- Proven practical experience applying business sense in an environment applicable to Māori Land
- Demonstrated networking, brokering, facilitation and customer service skills
- Extensive knowledge of, and connections with, local Iwi and other Māori organisations and networks
- Previous experience in public relations, customer service or media management roles
- Extensive working experience with Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 and related legislation
- A good general knowledge of, and respect for, tikanga Māori and a commitment to further develop your knowledge or Te Reo Māori
You will work within a well-established, experienced and vibrant team locally and nationally, and you'll be flexible, calm, resilient and in no way daunted by the court environment.
Mō te tīma/About our Team
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
We offer a fun, supportive and tikanga based workplace where you'll feel like you are part of the whānau. So, if you're interested in being part of a team that's passionate about providing exceptional service to Māori land owners then this could be the role for you.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
Tono mai/How to Apply
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter. Please remember to state which district office you are applying to –Tairāwhiti Māori Land Court OR Te Waipounamu.
Employment Type: Full time, permanent role
Salary Range per annum: $71,720 - $93,658. Starting salary of the successful candidate(s) will be based on their skills and experience
Applications close on: 27 January 2022
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
*In order to be considered for this role, applicants must hold a current New Zealand work permit or be a New Zealand resident
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Attachment:||Pae-Manawa Final-Nov-2020.pdf (PDF, 358KB)
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