Contract Developer at Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, Multiple Locations
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Fixed Term to May 2023, Multiple Locations
Do you want to improve outcomes for young people in New Zealand? Join our Ministry and influence positive change.
Mō mātou | About us
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do. In our work, we aim to demonstrate these values:
- We put Tamariki first
- We believe Aroha is vital
- We respect the Mana of people
- We are Tika and Pono
- We value Whakapapa
- We recognise that Oranga is a journey
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children is the Ministry that supports the most high-risk children and young people in New Zealand. Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of these children and young people. In everything we do, the wellbeing and best interests of children are paramount. The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Looking for something different? This could be it and your entrée into the world of social sector commissioning, contracting and parternering. We are seeking contracts advisors and detail junkies to play a pivotal role in our centralised contract development function within Māori Partnerships and Communities.
With an eye for detail and a passion for getting things done, this role will require you to support teams across the motū to articulate and document the formal arrangements we make to support tamariki and whānau in the community. In this role you will be responsible for drafting and issuing social service outcome agreements, and play a key role in ensuring high quality agreements are put in place in a timely and efficient manner, you will also be called on to provider advice and guidance to support local teams as they navigate the process and artefacts that formalise our relationships with social sector partners and providers.
We are a close team that hold the responsibility for developing high quality outcome agreements (contracts) for the Non-Government sector. Our work requires solution focus and is often complex so we're looking for someone who loves a bit of process, and looks for ways to make things better.
Full on the job training and induction will be provided.
The role is full time, fixed term with a flexible approach.
Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring
To be effective in this role you need to have an awareness of contracting mechanisms. Experience with quality assurance approaches will be useful, however an eye for detail, confidence with numbers and an ability to constructively critique your own and others work is crucial.
We are constantly striving to improve the quality and effectiveness of our work, so experience with improving processes is highly desirable.
In this role you will be working with people right across the motu, so comfort in working with others, the confidence to provide feedback constructively, and drive improvements across the contracting practice will be important.
Nōu te rourou | What's in it for you
Oranga Tamariki offer an impartial remuneration package, that offers progression annually for experience through tenure. We offer a vibrant and supportive team, flexible work options and a genuine commitment to wellbeing. We offer significant training and professional development so that you can thrive and grow. We welcome diversity and are committed to working in an inclusive and respectful way. This is your opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi.
To see all the benefits of working for Oranga Tamariki, please visit https://mahi.orangatamariki.govt.nz/working-with-us/employee-benefits/
Applications close: Sunday 4 December 2022
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply
Apply online with your CV and Covering Letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please ensure you apply with a log in using your Oranga Tamariki email address. If you have any questions about role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children|
|Position type:||Fixed Term Contract|
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|File links:||Contract Developer PFO - March 2021.pdf|
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