Principal Adviser - High Impact Innovation Programme at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Nationwide
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Principal Adviser HIIP Team
- Permanent full-time role
- Flexibility with where role is based
'Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' – ‘There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
The High Impact Innovation Programme is a cross sector initiative to reduce harm in the criminal justice system. It is led by Corrections who work closely with Police, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Social Development, Oranga Tamariki, and several Non-Government Organisations.
The primary purpose of the Principal Adviser is to work with the Operations Manager on the development of operational practice linked to HIIP's workplan. They do this through the provision of expert, specialist advice to inform the development, design and implementation of projects and initiatives that shape current and future operational practice within Corrections and broader justice sector initiatives.
- Working across justice/social sector agencies to develop seamless support services for people experiencing the justice system
- Ensuring the operational delivery of HIIP programme initiatives; and
- Seeking innovative solutions to effect transformational change across the justice sector.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
If you feel you meet all the essential criteria outlined within the advert and Job Description, please clearly evidence this with examples outlined in your cover letter and CV:
- Extensive experience providing strategic and/or operational practice advice across the broader justice/social sector work programmes
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a dynamic, agile and often ambiguous project environment.
- Advanced ability to critically analyse and interpret a wide range of often complex information and provide well-reasoned and practical advice.
- Advanced relationship management skills with diverse stakeholder and interest groups.
- A proven ability to influence a range of stakeholder and interest groups that often have different goals, pressures, priorities and expectations.
- Demonstrated experience integrating systems thinking and user centric design principles within daily work.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to vary communication style to different audiences, groups and interests as well as different contexts.
- A high level of personal and professional resilience with the ability to maintain composure, persevere and follow through in high pressure situations.
- High self-awareness, openness to feedback and demonstrated ability to learn from experience and mistakes.
- Demonstrated ability to openly share knowledge and information, and influence up, down and across organisations.
- Familiarity with the Treaty of Waitangi and its application to the work of government agencies.
- An ability to operate effectively in a Māori cultural setting with an understanding and commitment to operational practice and service design that demonstrates Kaupapa Māori and sensitivity to Pacific Peoples and other cultures.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The mid point of the salary range is $129,000 and the full range (85%-120%) is $110,000 - $155,000. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.nz/hokairangi).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
Applications close on Sunday 14 August 2022.
It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications close Friday 5th August 2022. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at email@example.com.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Category:||Policy & analysis|
|Attachment:||HIIP - Principal Adviser JD.docx (Word, 354KB)
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