Advisor

Ministry of Justice

  • Wellington

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi- About this role

Ko tā te Te Arawhiti -The Office for Māori Crown Relations - he poipoi i te whanaungatanga, he whakapūmau hoki i te noho pai o te iwi Māori me te Kāwanatanga. Hei tohu tō mātou ingoa mō te arawhata i waenga i te ao Māori me te Karauna, ngā rā kua huri ki tua, ngā rā kei mua o te aroaro, te ahunga mai i ngā nawe tawhito, ki te mahi kōtui.

Ko te kaupapa o Te Arawhiti he mahi kia piki te tū o te Karauna hei hoa kōtui Tiriti, - kia tautuhi anō, kia whāngai, kia waihanga i te piringa o te iwi Māori raua ko te Karauna, kia kīa ai he kōtuitanga hoa Tiriti tūturu.

  • E mahi i te aroākapa o te whanaungatanga o te iwi Māori me te Karauna
  • Whāia tētahi ara mahi whai tikanga i tētahi whakahaere mahi tiketike, matawhānui, whai mana hoki

The Office for Māori Crown Relations - Te Arawhiti is dedicated to fostering strong, ongoing and effective relationships with Māori across Government working towards a true Treaty partnership. Our name symbolises the bridge between Māori and the Crown, the past and the future, and the journey from grievance to partnership.

We work to make the Crown a better Treaty partner - to restore, sustain, and build the Māori Crown relationship towards true Treaty partnership.

  • Work on the cutting edge of Māori Crown relations
  • Play a key role in a high performing, ambitious and respected organisation

We're looking for a hard-working, talented and motivatedAdvisorto join our Partnerships team at Te Arawhiti.

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Partnerships - you'll support our Māori Crown relations work programme to do the following:

  • Support public sector engagement with Māori
  • Develop public sector capability to work with Māori
  • Identify, and realise, opportunities for the Crown to partner with Māori
  • Advise and monitor contemporary Māori issues, and
  • Monitor indicators on the health of the Māori Crown relationship

He pūkenga tou/Skills and experience

To thrive in this role, you will have the following:

  • Experience working with Māori
  • An understanding of policy development, analysis and evaluation
  • Experience providing written reports and presentations to a high standard, including high levels of accuracy
  • An understanding of policy development, analysis and evaluation, and
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

Mō te tīma/About our team

At Te Arawhiti - The office for Maori Crown Relations, there is opportunity for you to be part of shaping New Zealand's future. Our work is high profile, fast paced and rewarding. If this sounds like you, we'd love you to join our great team!

Te Arawhiti means 'the bridge'. The name symbolises the bridge between Māori and the Crown, the past and the future, and the journey from grievance to partnership. Te Arawhiti's kaupapa is to re-set, sustain and build the Māori - Crown relationship towards true Treaty partnership by:

Settling historical Treaty of Waitangi claims; resolving longstanding and contemporary Treaty issues; engaging with Māori on takutai moana, the marine and coastal area; upholding the Crown's Treaty settlement commitments; actively supporting Crown agencies to engage effectively with Māori; putting the Māori - Crown relationship at the heart of policy making, lifting public sector capability to work with Māori; brokering Māori - Crown partnerships; Partnering in Covid-19 response and recovery.

Te Arawhiti is looking to fill an Advisor role with an individual who is wanting to stamp their mark on making the Crown a better Treaty partner.

When you join us, we'll provide you with experiences, variety and challenges that will enhance your career. You'll develop your leadership skills by contributing to the broader capability of the office.

If you're looking for your opportunity to support our work to build the Māori Crown relationship towards true Treaty partnership, we'd love to hear from you.

Tono mai/How to apply

To apply, click the Apply button to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

Salary range per annum

The appointing salary for this role will be between $63,019 and $82,295 based on skills and experience.

Applications close on Sunday, 24 October 2021.

If you have any questions please contact recruitment@justice.govt.nz

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