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Deputy Chief Executive, Policy & Sector Performance

Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Deputy Chief Executive, Policy & Sector Performance

Vacancy 2019/37



Salary Range** $170,807 [85%] to $231,091 [115%]


He ngākau titikaha, he hononga tangata

Promoting a confident and connected culture


Kōrero mō te tūranga | About the role

This role reports directly to the Chief Executive.  The Deputy Chief Executive, Policy and Sector Performance has primary responsibility for the Ministry's provision of quality, timely policy advice to Ministers on cultural issues, and for managing the Ministry's relationships with the 15 funded agencies alongside which we look after the government's investment in culture.

Kōrero mōu | About you

To be successful in this role you will need to be a trusted adviser to Ministers, and to have credibility as a senior public service leader.  You will be experienced in the processes and systems of the Executive and Parliament.  You will think strategically and imaginatively about the role and work of the Ministry and the cultural sector, and the intersection between them.  You will know how to lead and influence people to deliver results, and to work effectively with partners, including iwi and Māori. 

Ko wai mātou | About us

Manatū Taonga has a broad mandate and a wide reach. With around 150 staff, we operate a lean and flat structure, with the added advantage of knowing everyone by name.

Our work is diverse.  As well as advising government on cultural matters and supporting many of New Zealand's art, media, heritage and sports organisations, we provide a range of historical and heritage resources and services directly to New Zealanders.  We work to promote a confident and connected culture in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Want to know more about us? Read the attached booklet ‘Promoting a Confident and Connected Culture'

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

A position description for this role is attached.  For enquiries about this position please contact Stephanie Plumer, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive on  

To apply for this position, please send your CV, covering letter and complete the application form by clicking Apply Now.

Applications close 5pm on 1 September 2019

**Salary Range please note
Remuneration is determined on the basis of assessed competence and experience.

*Te Mahi Hangore | Working Flexibly

Manatū Taonga embraces flexible working. We're open minded about how you can be your best both inside and outside work so please tell us what working arrangements suit you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organisation. We do not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you must hold current eligibility to work in New Zealand in order to work for Manatū Taonga. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information

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