Parliamentary Senior MP Support to Rino Tirikatene, MP at Parliamentary Service, Canterbury
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Do you take pride in going that extra mile?
- Give back to your community as the go-to person for issues, advice, or a simple chat
- Play a pivotal role supporting the Te Tai Tonga electorate
Supporting MP Rino Tirikatene's electorate, you'll be stepping into an environment that is unique, exciting, and rewarding. With no two days the same, this role requires someone with strong relationship building and time management skills. One day you could be making connections with business owners or visiting the local schools. The next, you might be giving advice or having a chat with the people of your electorate.
Some of the duties you'll be responsible for include the following:
- Providing high quality advice and advocacy to constituents in your community
- Building and maintaining strong relationships and networks
- Managing and responding to correspondence and emails
- Liaising with key stakeholders in your electorate
Your friends and whanau describe you as calm, proactive and resilient. It goes without saying you're someone who has a high level of empathy and cultural awareness . You will lend your ear to constituents to make them feel heard and supported. You're a team player who will enjoy collaborating with others and are well known for your thoughtful, patient and considerate nature. Due to this role supporting a Māori electorate MP, knowledge of tikanga and te reo Māori would be an advantage.
As an employee of Parliamentary Service, you will be impartial in your role. Awareness of the political landscape may be beneficial in supporting your MP.
As an organisation, it's extremely important to us that our people feel supported and are given the opportunity to continue to grow and develop their knowledge and their careers. You will receive a Parliamentary Service induction which will set you up to succeed within this environment, as well as ongoing learning and development opportunities.
This is an events-based, fixed-term role linked to the MP, working 20 - 40 hours per week, based from home in either Nelson/Whakatū or Christchurch/Ōtautahi. Some flexibility in hours may be required.
The appointing salary band for this role is $58,932 to $73,665 per annum for full time equivalent. If you work less than 40 hours, your salary will be pro-rated. Appointments will be based on your skills and experience.
If you'd like to play a key role in supporting your MP within your community, apply now.
Applications close 5pm on Wednesday 11 May 2022.
If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Recruitment@parliament.govt.nz
The Parliamentary Service appoints on merit and is committed to EEO and good employer principles.
To apply for this job, please go to our job site https://careers.parliament.govt.nz/home and enter the job code 29917GJ.
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