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Principal/Senior Advisor - Integrated Community Responses - The Joint Venture, Family Violence and Sexual Violence

NZ Ministry of Justice
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Wellington City
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2x Principal/Senior Advisors Integrated Community Responses (two roles – one 6 months & one 12 months), Wellington

Joint Venture Business Unit - Eliminating Family Violence and Sexual Violence

The Government has committed to significantly reducing family violence and sexual violence through an integrated, whole-of-government response. A Joint Venture of Chief Executives of key government agencies has been established to support Ministers with strategy development, high quality analysis and advice, and to lead a whole-of-government response to family violence and sexual violence.  A Maori-Crown partnership has also been established to make progress on this important agenda. The Joint Venture Business Unit (JVBU) has responsibility to lead, support and coordinate the work of the Joint Venture in order to prevent, detect and respond to family violence and sexual violence and to work alongside NGOs and communities.

The Role:

Principal/Senior level advisors are sought to work on the Integrated Community Response project. Key skills required are analytical/problem solving skills, operational policy and/or policy design and implementation, stakeholder management, machinery of government, communication, writing, numeracy. Knowledge of past integrated community response models would be ideal or knowledge of cross government family violence work programmes. Experience/knowledge of the NGO sector would be desirable. Key responsibilities would be:

  • analysis, cross-agency work and advice to support the implementation of Budget 19 funding for community responses
  • assisting in the development of the National Strategy and Action Plan on community response models
  • assisting with stakeholder engagement
  • contributing to the work programme on the development of a future integrated community response model for all New Zealand communities and supporting funding bids
  • ad hoc advice to the U-S/Ministers to inform meetings.

Salary range:  $98,429 - $138,958

If this sounds like you, please apply with you CV with a covering letter. Should you have any questions, please contact for further details.

The Joint Venture Business Unit is currently located at the Ministry of Health building at 133 Molesworth Street and is a business unit of the Ministry of Justice.

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Applications close on Friday 26 June 2019.



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