Senior Advisor - Social Sector Commissioning Hub - Wellington 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.
Senior Advisor – Social Sector Commissioning Hub
- 40 hours per week
- Fixed Term Contract /secondment to 30th June 2024
- National Office, Wellington
This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience working collaboratively across the non-government and government sectors.
The Social Sector Commissioning Hub role is implementing the Social Sector Commissioning Action Plan 2022-2028; a cross-government initiative, jointly led by MSD and Oranga Tamariki. Its focus is to develop and implement improvements to how social services are commissioned across government agencies. For an overview of the work see: Future of Social Sector Commissioning work programme
Te āhua o te tūranga / About the role
As a Senior Advisor, you will provide high-quality analysis, support and advice on operationalising the Social Sector Commissioning work programme.
We will consider applicants from a range of backgrounds, including
- Operational service design or delivery
- Change management approaches
- Contract management, procurement processes or funding
To be successful in this role, the Senior Advisor will work closely with the Principal Advisors and Manager, Social Sector Commissioning Hub, providing best practice advice, guidance and support to enable delivery of the work programme.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako / Skills and experience
- Strong skills in critical thinking, understanding user needs, and evidence-based analysis
- Experience in preparing briefings, memos and reports to senior officials and Ministers
- Ability to create practical recommendations and solutions with reasoning that stacks up
- Experience preparing tools and guides for a range of audiences
- Understanding of the machinery of government
- Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline
Salary range: $99,546.00 - $120,778.00
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.
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Closing date: Thursday, 28th September 2023
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:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||Senior-Advisor-SSC-July-2023.docx (Word, 191KB)
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