Principal Advisor, Crown-Māori Relations, Te Honongo, Te Kāhui - Māori Housing at Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga - The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga) leads Aotearoa - New Zealand's housing and urban development work programme.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
This role is in Te Kāhui, our Māori Housing group which leads the work programme focused on improving Māori housing and urban development outcomes for, with and by Māori.
This is a strategic and influential role, that will see you act as a connector of people, providing high quality advice across the housing and urban system with a focus on upholding the Crown's Te Tiriti Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi commitments and strengthening the Crown-Māori relationship to achieve positive housing outcomes.
You will create a well-connected platform for the development and delivery of housing outcomes for Māori, navigating the housing system by connecting and collaborating across Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga to ensure the development, and delivery of the work programme and enable kaupapa Māori approaches in response to the housing system challenges.
You will partner with stakeholders to drive the Crown outcomes for Māori housing, building and managing constructive working relationships across a variety of functions and locations with work colleagues and external stakeholders to enhance understanding and co-operation needed to achieve desired results. You'll bring your development capability experience to coach and mentor the team.
Ō wheako, ō pukenga | About you
To thrive in our busy, challenging and changing environment, you will be adaptable, flexible and resilient, and you will bring ‘our values' to life as we work together to deliver change. You will have experience in dealing with matters relating to Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi and strengthening the Māori -Crown relationships.
Our Principal Advisors have a leadership role with a management focus, and provide thought leadership and strategic and operational advice and support to an executive or senior leader.
You will be committed to embedding the Māori and Iwi Housing Innovation (MAIHI) Framework kaupapa Māori principles and committed to upholding the principles of Te Tiriti Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi and strengthening the Māori-Crown relationship. You will have a understanding of te ao Māori and committed to the growth of your knowledge.
Mō mātou | About us
Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga reflects the intention of ‘the foundation for a treasured home'. The name comes from the Māori whakatauki (proverb) ‘he kura kāinga e hokia, he kura tangata e kore e hokia', - ‘a treasured home will endure, not so a treasured person'. It carries with it a strong connection to our purpose: he kāinga ora, he hapori ora - thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home. The importance of ensuring the wellbeing of people within the home, and our connection with the land - acknowledges the generations of people who have always called this place ‘home' - and affirms our commitment to delivering for future generations of New Zealanders.
What we can offer you:
- Flexible working policy to give work/life balance
- Engaging employee-led people networks that celebrate diversity, provide safe spaces, and encourage thought-leadership
- Close to the railway station, modern office space and cloud -based technology that allows for joined up, cohesive collaboration
- Wellbeing initiatives, tools and courses, and a discounted health insurance scheme
- Open minds – we aren't afraid of change and encourage fresh approaches and ideas from people who want to make a difference
- We work to make sure the aspirations of whānau, hapū and iwi are enabled
- We have a stepped remuneration framework where salary movement happens though defined step increases within a role salary band. Appointment to a step within the salary range will depend on the experience and skills the person brings to the role which will be better known following a recruitment process including an interview
- Salaries automatically move up a step on an annual basis
- Four weeks and three days annual leave
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please click on the APPLY button to be directed to the application page, from here you can upload your CV and cover letter. Please note, while applications close 19 August 2022, we will be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.
For further inquiries please contact James Brodey: email@example.com.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Housing and Urban Development|
|Position type:||Full Time - Permanent|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||RD for Principal Advisor Crown-Maori Relationships July2022.pdf (PDF, 654KB)
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