21/572 Senior Business Advisor

Department of Internal Affairs

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Wellington

Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Branch Strategy and Performance
Branch: Policy Regulation and Communities
Salary: $88,549 - $119,802

  • Lead strategic planning and performance and accountability reporting
  • Provide strategic advice and support to the Deputy Chief Executive, PRC Leadership Team and business managers
  • Support initiatives and projects to improve PRC capability and effectiveness

Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders.  

As part of Branch Strategy and Performance (BSP) in Policy, Regulation and Communities (PRC), you will have the opportunity to contribute to supporting the safety, wellbeing and success of New Zealand communities, and provide advice and support to our Ministers in Government.

The BSP team supports the Deputy Chief Executive and the wider Branch by:

  • leading Branch level strategic planning;
  • coordinating input into performance reporting and accountability processes;
  • developing and delivering activity to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and engagement of PRC and DIA;
  • working with key stakeholders to ensure advice is well informed and able to influence others, and
  • leading Department-wide initiatives, projects and interests on behalf of the Branch. 

We are looking for someone who can provide strategic advice and support across the Branch, lead strategic and business planning, performance monitoring and accountability reporting, and lead medium complexity projects to improve Branch capability and effectiveness.  Key to this role is knowledge and experience of public sector accountability processes, the ability to provide strategic advice to senior leaders and build and maintain relationships.

You will be part of a small team who work closely together to deliver for the DCE in a high-paced environment.  We believe in a workplace culture that’s supportive, collaborative and innovative.

If you would like a stimulating, rewarding career within a team that values people, their information and their stories, we would very much like to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.

To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we're a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need 
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving 
  • People's sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand 
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 27 September 2021
For more information please contact: Sarah BridglandHill at Sarah.bridglandhill@dia.govt.nz
Job description: To review the full job description, please click here. If you are unable to follow the link, please review the full job description on our careers website. 



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