Principal Engagement Advisor | Strategy & Enablement at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, Multiple Locations
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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- The Temporary Accommodation Service (TAS) coordinates housing solutions for people displaced following an emergency.
- Opportunity for a professional with strong stakeholder engagement experience and a desire to make a difference for people affected by emergency events around New Zealand
About the role:
TAS is currently operational in response to four events: West Coast Flooding 2021, West Auckland Flooding 2021, Papatoetoe Tornado 2021 and Tairāwhiti Flooding 2021/2022.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Engagement Advisor role. This position is a key operational leadership role which will be responsible for building relationships with regional and local civil defence authorities, understanding the hazard landscape across New Zealand, developing plans for managing events, and continuous improvement of TAS service delivery capability to drive key service outcomes for customers.
When civil emergencies occur, the Principal Engagement Advisor will initially lead the intelligence function and acts as the primary channel for information between the Temporary Accommodation Service and regional Civil Defence agencies.
The Principal Engagement Advisor will bring their expert business, stakeholder and service operations understanding and perspective to work in partnership with their manager, other staff within MBIE and the Civil Defence sector.
You will be responsible for proactively developing engagement plans and partnerships with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), local civil defence, councils and other agencies, lifting the profile of the Temporary Accommodation Service and providing specialist advice to managers and senior leaders.
You will have an engaging manner, strong interpersonal skills, and a knack for leading and inspiring others.
Skills and experience required:
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships with public service officials, community organisations, internal and external stakeholders
• Empathy, using skills that allow the Engagement lead to determine what is most important to their target audience, and then work to deliver on an organisational promise
• Recognised skills in organising, including the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and the ability to prioritise under deadline pressure
• Proven communication skills including expertise in writing and public speaking
• Experienced and credible, perceived as a source of advice and guidance
• Professional leadership through the use of influencing skills, coaching and modelling behaviour
• Works in a manner of active collegial collaboration, including positive interaction with a wide variety of people and groups
• High energy levels and initiative, possessing a strong results orientation and the ability to plan and work without close supervision
• Demonstrated ability to write clear and complete reports with robust analysis, sound conclusions and effective recommendations
• Able to lead and deliver results through others
• Willing and able to travel regularly as part of BAU work and in response to civil emergencies
• Experienced working and supporting others in a high-stress environment
• Comfortable working with and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data
• Must be a NZ citizen or hold a residence class visa
• Tertiary qualification or comparable relevant experience
Desirable skills and experience:
• Experience supporting delivery of customer-facing services
• Experience managing operational assets such as property
MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.
We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.
People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.
- Mahi Tahi – Better Together
- Māia – Bold and brave
- Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
- Pono Me Te Tika – Own It
Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.
MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.
E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga I waenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāi wi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.
How to apply:
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Email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref MBIE/5530 if you have any further questions.
Applications close on 5 July 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment|
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