Principal Capability Advisor Māori at Ministry of Social Development, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We're in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.
Principal Capability Advisor Māori
The Principal Capability Advisor Māori leads the development of initiatives that builds Te Ao Māori and cultural capability and confidence of our MSD whānau. This role ensures that our people capability requirements within our strategic direction Te Pae Tawhiti and MSD's Māori Strategy, Te Pae Tata are in place and are well supported.
This critical position works in partnership with the Māori, Communities and Partnerships Business Group to build and maintain quality relationships with Iwi, Māori organisations and other government agencies.
As a key member of our Learning and Capability Team, you will also provide advice and assistance on Tikanga Māori and Māori issues and facilitation of consultation with Māori on HR matters.
We are seeking a passionate professional with the following experience in:
- Contributing to strategic direction by designing, developing and implementing comprehensive cultural people development strategies, initiatives and protocols
- Directing a new cultural capability approach and exercising influence to drive leading edge solutions and challenge conventional ways
- Championing and directing projects and programmes and utilising best-practice evaluation tools
- Establishing relationships and ensuring strong and effective networks
This is a new position in our organisation – a real chance to make your mark. An ability to speak te reo Māori is an advantage.
You'll be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities to work at pace and deliver smart and effective solutions and provide pragmatic and effective advice.
How to apply
To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.
Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description.
All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at email@example.com
Internal MSD Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.
Closing date: 2 December 2021.
Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents. We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Social Development|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Human resources, recruitment & training|
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