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Regional Housing Advisor - Bay of Plenty Region

Ministry of Social Development
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Bay of Plenty - Rotorua
Bay of Plenty
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Regional Housing Advisor – Bay of Plenty Region
Permanent, Full Time – Based in Rotorua
The Regional Housing Advisor role is an exciting blend of advisory, analytics, relationship and project management, where you will be contributing to overall business performance in a meaningful way. You will be part of the regional leadership team, with a team approach to supporting other regional team members and the work and income service centre teams.
You will be responsible for supporting national housing strategies at a local level and responding to the region's housing demands.  The role will forge and manage relationships with Government Agency Housing providers, Housing and Urban providers, and Community Housing providers within the Region to achieve key goals and outcomes.
You will develop, track and monitor the Housing work programme, including developing or supporting local and regional strategies, providing feedback and reporting as required. This role has a strong link with Service Delivery Housing Services team regarding housing activities, national housing initiatives, housing reporting and development of national strategies.
About you
Collaborative in style, you are an exceptional relationship builder.  You are a strong communicator who enjoys influencing change. 
To succeed in this role, you will bring with you:


  • advisory experience in the Public Sector
  • proven decision-making experience and leadership in co-ordinating and integrating projects
  • an understanding of the strategic issues facing MSD and the Government
  • analytics experience / background
  • proven experience researching, investigating and resolving complex issues
  • outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to exercise sound judgement and political sensitivity.

In return we offer:

  • a supportive and collegial environment
  • coaching and professional development opportunities
  • remuneration from $69,788.00 to $95,958.00 per annum (in line with skills and experience).


How to apply 

Your CV and cover letter will be a key part of the assessment process. Please read through the position description prior to applying.


Important recruitment information and dates:


Applications close: Sunday 19th October 2019 at 1130pm.

Tell us in your cover letter what skills and attributes you will bring to this important position.  A current CV should also be included in your online application.  


External candidates: Click apply now, we look forward to your application. Current MSD employees, it is important that you apply from a work computer using your myHR login.


For any further questions about the role, contact Elaine Trembath, 07 921 8053.

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