Newly created Senior Research Analyst role
Te Mātāwai, Wellington
Closing Date : 29 Oct 2018
Te Mātāwai is now recruiting for a Senior Research Analyst role reporting to the Research Manager of Te Mātāwai. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a new formed organisation and team. TeMātāwai is a new independent statutory entity established to lead revitalisation of te reo Māori on behalf of iwi and Māori.
If you have experience in procurement and contract management - Te Mātāwai is interested in hearing from you.
About the new role
This role leads the procurement processes and procedures for Te Mātāwai research and evaluations, as well as acting as the expert and go to person in data and information for Te Mātāwai. The role is expected to share research and evaluation data/ findings with the Board and Kāhui panels to support investment planning and language revitalisation. The role directly supports the Research Manager. The position is a permanent full-time position based in Wellington.
Te Mātāwai background
Te Mātāwai was established by the Māori Language Act 2016. The Act is written in te reo Māori and English, with the Māori language text prevailing – a first for the New Zealand legal system.
Te Mātāwai has three core functions:
Te Mātāuru – investment in Māori language activities ($10.8 million in 2017/18).
Te Mātātupu – investment in research ($1 million each year).
Te Matatū – operational funding for the office and Board ($3 million each year).
Other functions of Te Mātāwai include:
Advising the Crown on the development of a Maihi Karauna Strategy.
Making appointments to Māori Television Service and nominations to Te Māngai Pāho and Te Taura Whiri i Te Reo Māori.
Exercising joint leadership over Māori Television Service with the Ministers for Māori Development and Finance.
For a copy of the detailed position description (including indicative salary range) please contact Candice.Russell@tematawai.maori.nz. Applications will close 9am Monday 29 October 2018. Interviews will be scheduled from 5 November 2018 onwards.