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Māori Outcomes Leads 4 Roles

Māori Outcomes Leads 4 Roles

Māori Outcomes Leads 4 Roles

Amy Tea Consulting, Auckland Council

Closing Date : 20 Nov 2019

  • Four newly created positions aligned with the Māori Outcomes and Relationships team
  • Senior role focused on building the organisation’s capability to deliver real outcomes for Māori
  • Reporting to the relevant Director
  • Provide leadership aligned to the Māori Outcomes and Relationships Strategic Direction

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Auckland Council is embarking on an exciting new direction based on the achievement of Māori Outcomes.  As part of this we are recruiting for a number of roles to help us drive the delivery of work programmes that achieve these outcomes.

Four leadership roles have been created reporting into four members of the ELT. The four portfolios are:

People and Performance

In People and Performance (P&P) we back our people to be world class. We enable, implement and monitor organisational strategies; we attract, recruit and engage diverse talent and we focus on building our organisational capability.

Regulatory Services

Regulatory Services (RS), we are planners, engineers, inspectors, scientists, customer experience and performance experts, policymakers, trainers, people leaders, project managers and support staff.  What we do affects many aspects of Aucklanders’ lives from the environment and buildings we live in, to the food we eat and water we drink.  A ‘typical’ day could see us assessing building and resource consenting applications – providing engineering development input – carrying out building inspections – granting permits and licences – enforcing bylaws.

Infrastructure and Environmental Services

The Infrastructure and Environmental Services (I&ES) directorate manages regional stormwater and waste services and maintains and enhances the quality of the region’s natural, cultural, and built environments. I&ES is also home to the Development Programme Office, who oversees complex and major infrastructure development projects. The Māori Housing Unit is also a part of I&ES 

Customer and Community Services
The Customer and Community Services Directorate is the largest directorate in Council. It includes Libraries and Information Services, Community Facilities, Arts and Community Events, Customer Services and Parks Sports and Recreation We’re aiming to deliver excellent services for Māori communities and customers, and to help build strong, thriving Māori communities.

As the most senior Māori role in each directorate, your role on the Leadership Team is essential in driving a programme of work to empower Auckland Council to deliver for Māori.  You will lead virtual teams within the directorate across Council to identify and address capability needs with high quality programming.  You will form part of the Council’s Māori Outcomes Extended Leadership team that operates across directorates and the Council led by the General Manager Māori Outcomes. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will have significant organisational development experience in a relevant senior position in large complex environment and experience in managing complex projects within the public sector.  You will have knowledge and experience in project management methodologies and project planning, and proven experience to develop and maintain highly effective professional working relationships, with a wide cross section of stakeholders.

Having an understanding of te ao Māori and mana whenua and mataawaka in Tāmaki Makaurau is essential.  Ideally, you will have experience in the use and delivery of te reo and tikanga Māori or a willingness to upskill and learn.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

If you are senior professional with organisational development experience, programme management experience, and have an ability to influence and drive work at the highest levels, this is the role you are looking for.

If this sounds like your next career move, send your application to and tell us why you’re interested in this opportunity.  If you are Auckland Council staff, apply internally via Tupu. 

For a copy of the position description visit  To discuss the opportunity you are welcome to call Amy Tea on 027 435 3000.

Applications close Wednesday 20 November 2019.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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