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The Lead Advisor Privacy (Permanent), Wellington

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Date: 14-Feb-2018

Location: Wellington, NZ

Company: Ministry of Social Development


The Lead Advisor Privacy (Permanent), Wellington


  • Join our new Ministry and influence change for all New Zealanders
  • Improve outcomes for children


About us:

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children is the new Ministry that supports children and young people in New Zealand.  Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people.   In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount.  The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.


About the role:

The Lead Advisor Privacy provides thought leadership, and specialist advice to strengthen the integrity and maturity of Oranga Tamariki's management of data and information assets with a focus on privacy practice. This means ensuring the organisation has a culture where information is kept safe while the maximum value is derived.

A key focus of the role is supporting the Manager Information Management, the Chief Privacy Officer, and the General Manager Risk and Assurance in developing, monitoring and reporting on the programme of work to implement privacy strategies, policies, plans and training.

The Lead Advisor Privacy is responsible for working across the organisation to develop, lead and embed increasingly mature privacy practices throughout the organization.


Skills and experience:

We are looking for someone with strong experience in privacy along with the following:

  • The ability to provide advice and support to staff across a large complex organisation
  • Experience in lifting organisational practice though development and implementation of strategies and frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate privacy concepts to various audiences


What we offer

We offer a dedicated and supportive team, flexible work options and the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of Tamariki.


How to apply

Internal Oranga Tamariki Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


All external applicants including MSD employees please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system. Please note all applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact us through


Applications close:  1 March 2018

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