22 May 2020

Full-Time Senior Adviser, Ministerial Services

Ministry for Culture & Heritage – Posted by HainesAttractAnywhere

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Job Description

Senior Adviser Ministerial Services Vacancy: 2020/29 Organisational Performance GroupSalary range: $84,139 to $98,987

He ngākau titikaha, he hononga tangata Promoting a confident and connected culture.

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for a Senior Adviser to join the Ministerial Services team. This is a 12-month fixed-term role and would suit someone with a strong understanding of the machinery of government who can hit the ground running and deliver high quality Ministerial products. You will be joining a small, busy team who support each other and work collaboratively to get the job done. This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a busy environment, is an excellent communicator and loves to help other develop their skills.

With previous experience of government and parliamentary processes, you will be tasked with quality assurance, oversight and guidance to our staff on all matters relating to Ministerial servicing including: requests for official information, written Parliamentary questions, Select Committee questions and drafting speeches. This role is about guiding staff in the provision of high-quality official correspondence and Ministerial support.

Kōrero mōu – About you

You will have:

  • relevant experience in parliamentary and government processes
  • outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • strong analytical and research skills
  • knowledge of current affairs
  • ability to coach and mentor other team members.

Ko wai mātou – About us

Manatū Taonga is a relatively small ministry with a broad mandate, wide reach and a big heart. With around 150 staff, we operate a lean and flat structure, with the added advantage of knowing everyone by name.

Our work is diverse – we support many of New Zealand’s art, media, heritage and sports organisations; we also advise government on cultural matters and provide historical and heritage resources for everyone to access. We work to promote a confident and connected culture and to support more New Zealanders to connect with the culture and heritage of Aotearoa.

Want to know more about us visit – https://mch.govt.nz/about-ministry/jobs-and-careers

Me pēhea te tono – How to apply

For the position description, and to apply for this position, please complete the application form and attach your CV and cover letter by clicking here

For enquiries about this position, please contact Ella Hall, Executive Assistant on email ella.hall@mch.govt.nz Due to the COVID-19 Alert Level restrictions on travel and requirement under Level 2 that workers must work from home if they can, interviews are very likely to take place via Skype or phone.

We are looking for the successful applicant to start as soon as possible and will require you to work from home for as long as the COVID-19 Alert System requires this.

Te Mahi Hangore – Working flexibly

Manatū Taonga embraces flexible working. We’re open minded about how you can be your best both inside and outside work so please tell us what working arrangements suit you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organisation. We do not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you must hold current eligibility to work in New Zealand in order to work for Manatū Taonga. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information.

Applications close 5pm Friday, 5 June 2020.

Job Categories: Government and Defence. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 80,000 - 100,000. Job expires in 24 days.

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