Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Job Reference # 3524

  • Blend of excellent writing & relationship skills required
  • Enjoy autonomy in the role
  • Opportunity to improve processes

This is a Wellington-based, public sector, permanent employment opportunity for a Senior Advisor. Indicative remuneration for the right candidate is $95-100K p.a.

Working for this government agency, you will be part of the Strategy and Planning team (approx. 5 people) which is responsible for shaping the operating environment and direction of the organisation, through communicating strategic direction and measuring and reporting on organisational performance.

Required skills & experience:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Senior Advisor in the NZ public sector with good knowledge of the machinery of government
  • Excellent written skills and a passion for writing (writing in plain English; writing for the public)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Previous experience with accountability documents (Statement of Intent, Annual Reports etc) or planning processes - highly desirable
  • Familiarity dealing with Māori stakeholders or te reo skills - highly desirable

The successful person will develop strong internal relationships, assist with developing and writing the organisation’s key accountability documents, and within this relatively new team there is opportunity to consider ways to improve and bed down processes.

Job Description

Application Form

To apply, please forward your CV (in Word format) and cover letter noting how you meet the required skills and experience to caroline@capitalrecruitment.co.nz

Only applicants with the right to live and work in NZ can be considered.

Applications close 26 April 2017

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