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Regional Commissioner Advisor (Permanent) Wellington

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Policy & analysis
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Regional Commissioner Advisor


Based in the Wellington Regional Office (Willis Street)

The Regional Commissioner Advisor provides support and advice across a broad range of areas to support the Regional Commissioner and regional office operation. In this role you will support the Regional Commissioner in interagency and cross-sector initiatives, risk management, emergency management, regional planning and ad-hoc project management.  You will also represent the region at relevant community forums in these functional areas as required.

As part of this role you will also:

  • Lead and manage cross-sector / cross service line work programmes that enhance the region's service delivery and capability.
  • Build strong and effective relationships with a variety of strategic and priority stakeholders.
  • Maintain oversight on regional issues management.
  • Manage the region's risk portfolio

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a successful history of:

  • Leading a team at a senior level
  • Developing enduring external and internal stakeholder relationships
  • Creating a strong customer centric environment in a service delivery operation
  • Leading projects

How to apply:

Current MSD employees please apply through your MyHR portal at work ensuring you attach your CV and a cover letter. 

All external applicants please apply by clicking the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system.  Please note all applications must be made online.

Your cover letter and CV will be a key part of the assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the following position description.

For any questions please contact Karen Bennett on or 029 650 2014.

Applications close Monday 30th April 2018.

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