Principal Advisor, Strategy and Capability at NZ Ministry of Justice, Wellington Region
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Principal Advisor, Strategy and Capability
Permanent Full Time
Tuia te tika
Tuia te pono
Tuia te aroha
Mai i te pō ki te ao mārama
Weave what is just and right
Weave what is honest and true
Weave with genuine intentions
From a state of darkness to the world of enlightenment
Nei rā te reo pōhiri o Ātea a Rangi
E pāorooro atu nei ki ngā maunga kārangaranga puta noa
Nau mai e te ihi
Nau mai e te wehi
Nau mai e te whakamataku
Te whiwhinga mahi/The Opportunity
Newly created position, due to team growth and continued investment
• Lead a team strongly driven by a Kaupapa Māori approach to work
• Transform how justice services are delivered and ensure better outcomes for Māori
The Strategy and Capability team leads the development of strategies and frameworks to build Ministry capability in te ao Māori. The team is responsible for the delivery of Te Ngira Kāpehu, an organisational change approach to improving te ao Māori capability (people, processes, and practice) across the Ministry of Justice.
It is also responsible for the delivery of Te Whaiao, the Ministry's Māori Outcomes Framework, which ensures that action and investment across the Ministry will deliver on meaningful shifts for Māori that can be measured. The Principal Advisor, Strategy and Capability, will lead the development of high quality, mātauranga based advice across the team. You will provide thought leadership, expert advice and guidance that builds capability in te ao Māori for everyone who works for the Ministry, to support the Ministry to honour its Te Tiriti obligations and partner with iwi Māori to deliver Services.
Your strategic leadership and understanding of public sector systems and processes will help drive the strategy and te ao Māori capability functions of Ātea a Rangi to enable Ministry-wide shifts to improve justice outcomes for whānau, hapū and iwi Māori.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and Experience
A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience and a demonstrable commitment to ongoing professional development. This may include Māori Studies, Social Sciences, Arts or Law. Equivalent life experience will be considered.
• Competence in Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga
• Experience in working with Māori groups and organisations
• Experience in providing intellectual and professional leadership in the public sector and/or
demonstrable experience in a relevant field.
• Understanding of Public sector systems and processes, including accountability requirements
and the use of performance information to inform decision-making.
• Experience in communicating with a wide range of audiences on a range of complex issues.
• Experience in the application of a te Tiriti framework in providing advice or designing services
to address matters that affect Māori
• A strong ability to communicate information clearly and concisely (both in oral and written
format) appropriate to the target audience
• Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and confident in providing advice based on incomplete
• Ability to act in management roles when required
• Welcome and value diversity and contribute to an inclusive working environment where
differences are acknowledged and respected.
See the job description for more information about the skills and experience for each role.
Ko wai mātou/Who we are
At Te Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.
Ātea a Rangi, led by the Pou Whakatere, Deputy Secretary Māori and his leadership team, is a multi disciplinary rōpū that incorporates the best of strategy, policy, capability development and relationship management to lead the Ministry to develop meaningful partnerships and relationships with Māori and to deliver improved justice outcomes for whānau, hapū and iwi.
Ātea a Rangi has a role in leading and supporting the Ministry to improve justice outcomes for Māori, supporting the Ministry to improve its capability in te ao me whakaaro Māori, in order to conceive, design and implement effective interventions to make a difference for Māori and all New Zealanders. This is a chance to use your experience, machinery of government knowledge, and commitment to Māori aspirations and wellbeing to contribute to a busy and creative work programme.
Joining Te Tāhū o te Ture means you will become part of an organisation that welcomes and supports people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu/Why you will enjoy working here
- Contributions to prescriptions for glasses
- Online professional development portal
- Access to a variety of inclusive and proactive networks, including Pasifika, Māori, Rainbow and Women's.
- Free and confidential counselling sessions
The appointing salary for this role will be between $124,397 and $173,973 based on skills and experience.
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.
Applications close on the 1st October 23; however, we will be reviewing CVs as they come in and inviting successful candidates to interview before the close date.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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