Advisor Te Tautiaki at Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, tahuti mai ki tō tātou kaupapa
If you are looking for a place where people are at the heart, then Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga could be what you are looking for.
Everybody should have a place to live that is warm, dry, safe, stable, and affordable, with access to the support they need to live healthy, successful lives. If you are interested in being a part of this kaupapa and joining Te Tautiaki, Te Kāhui Māori Housing here at Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga - Ministry of Housing and Development please read on to learn more.
'He kāinga ora, hapori ora' - 'Thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home'
Te Tūnga | About the role
The Advisor role sits as part of the Te Tautiaki team who is committed to growing the cultural capability of Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga - The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. The advisor will be part of a team where they are supported not only to build the cultural capability of the organisation but their own understanding and confidence.
Te Tautiaki is Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga organisational strategy and action plan for lifting our people's cultural capability to understand and respond to the needs and aspirations of Māori in a genuine way and engage with our treaty partner. This is a unique opportunity for an innovative, enthusiastic individual comfortable with te reo and tikanga Māori to implement our Te Tautiaki strategy and drive individual workstreams through to delivery. This is an exciting time to join our Ministry which is committed to being people-centered, Treaty-anchored and whenua based, and where you will be part of a team driven to make positive changes to the system for the benefit of Aotearoa.
Te Tautiaki lead our organisation in its strategic commitments to Whāinga Amorangi and achieving the goals of Taukaea our Māori Language plan.
The salary range for this role is $71,100 - $86,900 + 3% Kiwisaver contribution.
Ō wheako, ō pukenga | About you
You will take an enthusiastic and enquiring approach to your work to promote the building of the cultural capability of staff to use te reo Māori, understand tikanga Māori, and to understand and apply whānau-centred thinking and kaupapa Māori approaches in their work.
You will be flexible, approachable and comfortable implementing strategic plans, and where appropriate champion and facilitate learning and development opportunities focused on building the cultural capability of our people and connectivity.
An inclusive relationship builder, with a deep understanding for and knowledge of Māori people and culture, you will support the organisation to engage and build strong relationships internally and externally.
This is an exciting opportunity for you to play an integral role in developing and growing our bi-cultural capability.
Ideally your skills and experience will include
- You have a passion for and understanding of te reo and tikanga Māori and supporting others to grow their understanding of te ao Māori
- Take an enquiring approach to your work and provide initial advice to our people seeking cultural guidance or delegate when necessary to the team providing clarity of information
- Understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its applicability to the public sector
- An inclusive relationship builder, open and clear communicator with understanding of te ao Māori
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
- Confident and computer literate
Mō mātou | About us
Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga reflects the intention of 'the foundation for a treasured home'. The name comes from the Māori whakatauki (proverb) 'he kurakāinga e hokia, he kuratangata e kore e hokia', - 'a treasured home will endure, not so a treasured person'. It carries with it a strong connection to our purpose: he kāingaora, he haporiora - thriving communities where everyone has a place to call home. The importance of ensuring the wellbeing of people within the home, and our connection with the land - acknowledges the generations of people who have always called this place 'home' - and affirms our commitment to delivering for future generations of New Zealanders
Ngā painga | What we offer
- Flexible working to give work/life balance
- Engaging employee-led people networks that celebrate diversity, provide safe spaces, and encourage thought-leadership
- Close to the railway station, modern office space and cloud -based technology that allows for joined up, cohesive collaboration
- Wellbeing initiatives, tools and courses, and a discounted health insurance scheme
- Open minds - we aren't afraid of change and encourage fresh approaches and ideas from people who want to make a difference
- We work to make sure the aspirations of whānau, hapū and iwi are enabled
- Salaries automatically move up a step on an annual basis
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please click on the APPLY button to be directed to the application page, from here you can upload your CV and cover letter. Please note, while applications close Tuesday, 12 September 2023, we will process applications as they are received and may close this advert early if we find a suitable candidate. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.
For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process. You must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry of Housing and Urban Development|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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