Treaty Partnership Lead - Auckland Light Rail at Ministry of Transport, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Deliver reactive and strategic advice to key decision makers | Take a lead role in advising the Government on future city-shaping infrastructure | Flexible working by default
- Fixed Term Full Time (March 2024)
- Wellington or Auckland location
He kupu mō mātou Te Manatū Waka | About Ministry of Transport
Te Manatū Waka, Ministry of Transport, is the system leader for the transport sector whether it's on land, at sea, in the air, or connecting Aotearoa to the world. We are the government's principal adviser on transport policy, regulation and investment and play a crucial role in ensuring the transport system is working to improve the prosperity for New Zealanders.
At Te Manatū Waka, we pride ourselves on being a small, agile, and friendly Ministry, which maintains a work culture based on our values – Bold, Invested and Collaborative. Our modern offices located in the heart of the waterfront further enhances the Ministry's working environment.
Ngā whakamārama mō te tūnga | About the opportunity
The Auckland Light Rail team at Te Manatū Waka is seeking a Treaty Partnerships Lead to support the Ministry's role in the Auckland Light Rail project, one of the biggest infrastructure investments in Aotearoa New Zealand. This is a unique role where you will be given a significant opportunity to grow and progress your career
The Treaty Partnership Lead role will be responsible for supporting the Crown to be an effective Treaty partner as decisions are made on the design and delivery of Auckland Light Rail. The role requires strong influencing skills, effective working across agencies with competing priorities and multiple decision makers, in a fast-paced context.
The Treaty Partnership Lead is responsible for:
- Developing a system that supports mana whenua to effectively participate as Sponsors for ALR
- Ensuring the role of mana whenua in the ALR governance arrangements is understood by those agencies involved in the project
- Providing advice to Government on how Treaty principles should be applied within the project design and execution
- Providing insight and analysis of relevant Treaty rights and interests that may apply
- Working in partnership with mana whenua to identify impacts and opportunities
- Supporting work by the wider Ministry to develop appropriate Mauri or cultural frameworks including how these may be applied and analysed within a business case
- Building and maintaining strong, effective relationships with stakeholders – working to influence and progress the strategic agenda
Te wāhi ki a koe | What you'll bring
We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate:
- Deep understanding of iwi interests and relationships in Tāmaki Makaurau
- Experience in providing advice on Treaty rights and interests
- Application of tikanga, te ao Māori frameworks to policy settings
- Support for large scale infrastructure projects
- Experience in applying Te Tiriti o Waitangi in the design of institutional arrangements
- Preparation of drafting instructions and support for legislative passage
- Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, along with demonstrated ability to build rapport, engage and influence senior stakeholders
- Demonstrated experience in providing free and frank evidence-based advice to Ministers and other senior stakeholders
Te wāhi ki a mātou | What we offer
In additional to our small and friendly office discreetly located on the wharf, we also offer a supportive and flexible work environment, individual development plans, Ministry leave days, laptop and mobile, a range of health and wellbeing benefits including wellbeing days and an annual Wellness payment, discounted insurances, EAP, a welcoming employee network + more.
Some of our office facilities include plenty of storage for bicycles/scooters, personal secure lockers, collaborative workspaces and showers.
In our diverse and inclusive environment, our people grow their agile mindset, learn, evolve, and utilise their skills, while being empowered to make decisions.
The salary range for the role is $137,323 - $183,097. The salary offered will be based on skills and experience.
Me pēhea te tono mai | How to apply
Please submit your application online including a cover letter and CV.
You will find a copy of the Job Description attached or online at www.transport.govt.nz.
Applications close midnight, 30 January 2023.
For further information or to speak confidentially, please contact Recruitment Adviser, Kitty McCool at email@example.com
We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a Ministry that represents the wider Aotearoa that we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging.
You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this role.
Please note unsolicited CVs from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Transport|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
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