Vacancy RP 088

Te Tai Hauauru Regional Office.

You will report to the Regional Manager, Te Tai Hauāuru and be able to:

  •  work with agencies, organisations and providers to assist them to improve their outcomes for Māori
  • acts as an effective conduit for information both into and out of Māori communities to support Māori initiatives
  • manages and analyses information at a local level on Māori views, aspirations and experiences, to contribute to Te Puni Kōkiri policy thinking
  • assists whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori organisation’s and communities to develop and implement initiatives that will enable them to achieve long-term economic and social development
  • manage local level contractual arrangements and be a leader in the relationships held with stakeholders
  • provide mentoring and coaching to Advisors in the region
  • inform investment decisions in partnership with the Investment Team and policy colleagues.

As the successful candidate you will bring either public or private sector experience, and will ideally possess:

  • Experience in community development working with whānau, hapū, iwi, Māori organisation’s and Māori communities
  • Ability to identify, build and actively manage significant relationships, valuing diverse perspectives and experiences
  • Comfort in working in a tikanga/kaupapa Māori environment, a degree of fluency in Te reo Māori is of benefit Comfort in working in a tikanga/kaupapa Māori environment, a degree of fluency in Te reo Māori is of benefit
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven effective use of project management disciplines to support work
  • Understanding of the government and the public service and public sector Understanding of the relevance of the Treaty of Waitangi to the work being undertaken
  • A clean full motor vehicle driver’s license.

In return we offer a diverse and rewarding working environment with a strong focus on solutions that will assist in serving our communities.

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To apply, please email your CV, covering letter and a completed application form to vacancy@tpk.govt.nz.

Applications close 5pm 10 June 2019.

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