29 Oct 2020

Fixed-term Māori Capability Adviser

Mana Recruitment Ltd – Posted by Mana RecruitmentWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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Job Description

  • 3 month fixed term/Wellington CBD based.
  • Seeking skilled advisor and report writer.
  • Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga.

Assess, identify and report on a Ministry’s current business capability as it relates to Māori, and make recommendations and reconcile against current business capability.

The Ministry of Transport is the government’s principal transport adviser. Supporting the government give effect to its policy by supporting the development of legislation, regulations and rules, the organisation also manages and account for funds invested in transport.

Hei Arataki is the Ministry’s Māori Strategy, which acknowledges that New Zealanders are not flourishing if Māori are not flourishing. The strategy sets out the strategic direction to identify and address issues and opportunities for Māori in transport design and delivery. Hei Arataki was designed by the Ministry’s Māori Strategy Working Group with input from cross-government and Ministry stakeholders.

The role of the Maori Capability Adviser has been created in order to assess and identify the expertise, capacity and competencies of the Ministry’s business capability, in order to deliver on outcomes, and objectives of Hei Arataki. With an outcome which will see an environment that respects and values its Māori staff, and Māori ways of seeing, thinking and feeling. This includes creating a workspace that enables te reo Māori me ōna tīkanga to influence, and flourish in, within the organisational environment.

As such we are seeking those with substantial experience working with kaupapa Māori, who are competent in tikanga and Te reo Māori and with a familiarity of kaupapa Māori frameworks. The capability to articulate a Māori world view and apply it within a contemporary corporate setting is perquisite.  Sitting within the human resources team, working alongside the Māori Strategy Lead, and working across the business and key Ministry stakeholders, you will have the personal rapport and relationship building attributes to transverse contrasting groups, and importantly the mana to lead and support your objectives.

Skills, knowledge and experience sort is to include;

  • A demonstrated proficiency in report writing and gap analysis
  • Experienced in writing and delivering recommendations, prioritised change options and costings papers
  • Capability to interact and lead with confidence within a cultural environment practicing Māori values
  • Te reo Māori me ōna tīkanga
  • Well-developed understanding and knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles
  • Proven and successful experience in learning and development and experience within organisational development
  • Have worked at a strategic level of business
  • Sound understanding of the NZ Government and the NZ public sector
  • Success in building, maintaining and using networked relationships to deliver results
  • Highly developed relationship management and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, including time management

Demonstrated leadership and organisation skills on cultural protocols at cultural events is required, as is your politically astute and objective approach to all you do , and with all you interact with.

This fixed term position will attract those with a senior skill set, solid relatable, and transferable experience and a strong cultural competency.

To apply, or to find out more, please email your cover letter and current CV through to Heather Walker at Mana Recruitment Ltd at heather@manarecruitment.co.nz or if you have questions regarding the position, please call (09) 632 1108.

 

 

How to Apply

To apply, or to find out more, please email your cover letter and current CV through to Heather Walker at Mana Recruitment Ltd at heather@manarecruitment.co.nz or if you have questions regarding the position, please call (09) 632 1108.  

Job Categories: Policy and Strategy. Job Types: Fixed-term.

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