Senior Advisor Funding at NZ Ministry of Justice, Wellington City
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Senior Advisor, Funding Team
2 years Fixed Term
Te Arawhiti The Office for Māori Crown Relations
Ko te tino aro a Te Arawhiti, hei whakahou, hei whakahūrokuroku, hei hangaia hoki te whakawhanaungatanga ki waenganui i te iwi Māori. Ko te whakapākehātanga mō Te Arawhiti, ‘he piriti', ā, he tohu anō hoki tēnei i te piriti kei waenganui i te iwi Māori me te Karauna, i ngā wā ō muri mai, me ngā wā kei mua tonu, me te tawhiti mai i ngā auētanga tai atu ki te whanaungatanga.
Our name, Te Arawhiti, means ‘the bridge'. This name symbolises the bridge between Māori and the Crown, the past, the present and the future, and the journey from grievance to true Treaty partnership.
With a busy work-programme ahead, we are looking for people to come join us on this journey across a range of fixed-term or secondment opportunities. This role is just one of many available so be sure to check out the other positions available.
We are a small, but dynamic and impactful organisation, so whether you want to support iwi to reach their Treaty settlements, build public sector capability, work with other agencies to deliver for Māori or support the organisation to do great mahi, we have something for you.
Working within a small team gives you a greater opportunity to be seen, be heard and make a real difference to restoring, sustaining and building the Māori Crown relationship each and every day. You will also be developing skills and experience that are in demand right now.
If that sounds like you, we welcome your application for one or more of these exciting roles.
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the Role
We have a number of Fixed Term roles coming up in our Funding team. These roles report to the Manager, Organisational Support but work within the Te Kahui Takutai Moana group at Te Arawhiti. The roles contribute to the delivery of outcomes by building strong relationships within the team and across the organisation. You will work as part of a team to deliver work to support the administration of the Takutai Moana funding scheme.
There will be opportunities made available to the successful candidates for further development and coaching.
He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience
To be successful in the role you will have many of the following:
- An awareness of economic, social, and governmental influences, the political environment and other agencies and groups relevant to the work undertaken by Te Arawhiti
- Excellent critical and analytical thinking to address complex system-wide problems and identify solutions
- A good knowledge of machinery of government
- Ability to understand policy and how it contributes to the work
- Proven experience delivering results through relationships
- A proven result focus that is flexible, innovative, and dynamic
- A strong customer service ethos and the ability to build a strong rapport with applicant
- Be committed to the principles of te Tiriti o Waitangi
- Bring an understanding of Te Ao Māori, te Reo Maori me onā tikanga
Mō te tīma/About our Team
The Takutai Moana Act 2011 and Ngā Rohe Moana o Nga Hapū o Ngāti Porou Act 2019 (the Act) provide for recognition of customary interests of iwi, Hapū and whanau in the common marine and coastal area of Aotearoa New Zealand and its offshore islands.
The Crown contributes to the costs of iwi, hapū or whānau groups who are progressing an application under the Act. The funding team is responsible for administering the fund as well as:
- Providing advice and guidance on funding and procedures
- Review and enhance current business processes and funding documentation
- Analyse and assess requests for funding allocations
- Provide input into the preparation of reports on trends in overall funding requests
- Liaise with applicant groups and their legal representation regarding the funding policy
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.
The appointing salary for this role will be between $84,366 and $110,172 based on skills and experience.
Applications close on 4 December 2022.
At Te Arawhiti our top priority is the safety and wellbeing of our people. We strongly encourage and support all our people to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. Our current policy position is that vaccination is not a prerequisite for employment. However, while employed by Te Arawhiti you will be bound by all policies, procedures and rules which are in effect at the time. This includes any future changes to our vaccination requirements.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Justice|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||Te Arawhiti position description Senior Advisor funding team August 2022 - Updated.pdf (PDF, 274KB)
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