Senior Advisor - Māori Outcomes

Auckland Council

  • Auckland

He angitūtanga: The opportunity  

Ngā Mātārae is the Māori Outcomes department that helps us deliver on Māori Outcomes across the Council group. Our mahi is guided by our Māori Outcomes Performance Measurement Framework, Kia Ora Tāmaki Makaurau. 

We provide support for Māori to thrive in a Tāmaki Makaurau that reflects them and their aspirations. We set the path for Council, enhance our organisations capability, and facilitate strategic relationships and Māori participation in decision-making. Together we need to ensure that the Council and Māori are set up for the future. 

The role of the Senior Advisor Māori Outcomes is to deliver high quality policy advice, project, and relationship management to drive and champion a Māori Outcomes kaupapa. 

You will develop and contribute to cross-organisational strategy and programmes that support the kaupapa of your team, use research to identify trends, best practice and changes in the strategic environment whilst providing high quality expert advice, guidance, and support to decision-makers. 

He kōrero mōu: About you 

You will be tertiary qualified with a degree in policy, law, or a relevant field, coupled with significant experience working in a similar advisory position, within local or central government or an iwi organisation. 

With strong policy experience and excellent policy development skills you will have the ability to influence and engage with a range of stakeholders, demonstrating exceptional relationship and networking skills in a political environment.  

You will have a strong understanding of Māori and their interests within Tamaki Mākaurau and a good understanding of te ao Māori including mana whenua and mataawaka in Tāmaki Makaurau. Being proficient in written and spoken Te Reo Māori is an advantage or a willingness to learn and upskill.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

If you are an experienced policy professional, effective at communicating with a range of different groups and individuals, confident navigating complex environments and hold a genuine interest in better understanding Māori interests within Tāmaki Makaurau, this is the role you are looking for. 

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. 

Applications close: 27 October 2021

Band: H

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.

Employees in receipt of salary protection and/or on the predecessor Council terms and conditions of employment, please note that the salary protection and/or predecessor Council terms and conditions, including relocation, apply to your current position. Should you change to a new position (other than any secondment) you will be issued with a new employment letter of offer with current Auckland Council terms and conditions.

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