Grants Advisor at Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Do you want to be part of a team leading one of the largest reform programmes over the last 30 years? Are you a process-oriented person who loves establishing and managing systems as well as building strong relationships with key stakeholders? Can you take ownership of multiple tasks and deliver them on time and under pressure?
If you have government experience and can answer yes to the questions above, we'd love to hear from you.
We're looking for an experienced Advisor who will work alongside the Chief Advisor to contribute to a grant establishment and once in place, be responsible for grant administration.
Responsibilities include, planning and forecasting expenditure of grants together with subject matter experts. Ensure efficient and effective distribution of grants based on grant agreements timeframes. Monitor whether the receiver of grants is on track to achieve the intended purpose the grant was received for. Review and make recommendations to accept or reject Council/Grants receiver periodic and final reports to the Executive Director, Three Waters. Recommendations will impact any subsequent payments to Councils. Prepare accurate internal reporting on the status of work and identify process and framework improvement opportunities.
At present, the two biggest Programme grants the Senior Advisor, Grants and Business Services will be responsible for are the $2B better-off package and Council Stimulus Funding ($523.1K). This position is offered as a fixed term until the end of June 2024, but can be considered as a secondment opportunity.
DIA has an exceptional flexible working policy, which could have the successful candidate working a condensed fortnight or working hours that provide better work life balance than the normal '9-5'.
To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:
- Excellent communications skills (written and oral) with the ability to communicate with credibility and convey complex information to a range of audiences
- Ability to manage ambiguity and confidently use initiative when dealing with a broad range of complex, evolving information
- Strong organisational skills to be able to work under the pressure of multiple demands without compromising quality or delivery
- Excellent analytical skills and innovative thinking Ability to prioritise workload and project manage to an exceptional standard
- Ability to identify and effectively mitigate risks and consistently use sound judgment on controversial or critical issues using the best evidence available
- Attention to detail About our Team Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of New Zealanders. We believe in a workplace culture that's supportive, collaborative and innovative. We also believe in trying hard and having fun.
Applications close: 11:55pm, Friday 27 January 2023
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Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Department of Internal Affairs|
|Position type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Category:||Accounting & finance|
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