Senior Advisor Māori Strategy at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Senior Advisor Māori Strategy
- Join a values-led organisation to create transformational change of the Corrections system in Aotearoa
- Work collegially and constructively with other members of the Rautaki Māori team
- Permanent, full-time position
Ara Poutama Aotearoa – Department of Corrections is committed to creating intergenerational, transformative change for Māori in the Corrections system. Bring your experience and influence to this key role.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
In this key role you will provide sound advice and strategic thinking to the General Manager Rautaki Māori and the National Manager Māori Strategy. This will extend to areas of organisational strategy, governance, partnerships, risk management and other matters relating to the effective operation of the Department as a Treaty partner, and all aspects of the way it works with Māori. You will take an integrated approach to policy, service delivery and evaluation across the range of programmes and services in our organisation. The work is dynamic and diverse, exposing you to a wide range of issues requiring critical thinking and strong relationship skills.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
We are looking for individuals who can grow and nurture strong relationships, are innovative, think critically, and who can develop and deliver fit for purpose human centred solutions.
Key skill sets of the Senior Advisor Māori Strategy required also include:
- Providing strategic advice to the Deputy Chief Executive Māori, General Manager Rautaki Māori, and National Manager Māori Strategy on any management, operational or departmental issue/ opportunity where requested
- Advanced written communication skills including proven experience in drafting reports, briefings, memos, and/or policy
- Strong strategic analysis, planning and experience in translating this in an operational context
- A commitment to kaupapa Māori, reo Māori, mātauranga Māori and to improving outcomes for Māori
- Ability to operate in a Māori setting, along with a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
- Established networks with iwi, community groups and strong stakeholder engagement skills – proven to build trust and confidence
- Experience in policy / service development / the delivery of services to people in our care and management
- Sound knowledge of the machinery of government
- Initiative and ability to operate independently as well as supporting other team members' growth and development
- You will be passionate in driving initiatives that will enable a reduction in re-offending, with a specific focus on Māori, in addition you will contribute to increasing our te ao Māori expertise across the Department
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The mid point of the salary range is $129,519 and the full range (85%-120%) is $110,091 - $155,423. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Wā Mahi Ngāwari - Flexible Working
If you're interested, we are open to discussing flexible working options with you. This can take many forms such as, remote working, flexible start and finish times. Please feel free to talk to us at the about the flexibility you need and we will explore what's possible for the role.
Mō 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 for this role will close on Sunday 4th December 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 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)|
|Location:||Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)|
|Category:||Social, welfare & community|
|Attachment:||2022_11_15 JD Rautaki Maori - Senior Adviser Maori Strategy.pdf (PDF, 333KB)
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