Principal Sustainability Advisor 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 Sustainability Advisor
- An exciting, innovative programme of work that will make a difference
- Be part of MSDs sustainability and emission reduction journey
- Permanent position, Wellington
We're seeking a Principal Sustainability Advisor to provide industry best practice technical and thought leadership leadership on aspects of carbon neutrality and environmental sustainability. Your strategic thinking, high-quality advice and guidance will inform decision-making on how the Ministry can deliver on their commitment to the Government mandated CNGP work. You will have proven experience at influencing at a senior level.
Your leadership, guidance and mentoring skills will help shape the work and grow capabilities.
We're keen on someone who has demonstrated skillsets in the following:
- A recognised technical leader in sustainability
- A strategic thinker who demonstrates originality and practicality
- A flexible communicator with a flexible range of styles that ensure everyone hears the message
- A strong partnership builder who can participate and work collaboratively as a member of the CNGP team and key stakeholders across all levels of the business
Be part of shaping the future direction of MSDs Sustainability carbon reduction programme with this unique position.
We will be shortlisting and interviewing potential candidates during this recruitment period, so don't wait until the last day to apply.
Salary range: $109,999.00 - $164,999.00
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 key responsibilities 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: 4 December 2022
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.
MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy that encourages, but does not require, employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and its variants, unless the role is identified as requiring vaccination at the time.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Social Development|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachment:||principal-sustainability-advisor-october-2022.docx (Word, 317KB)
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