3 Oct 2019

Permanent Senior Advisor Voices Insights

Oranga Tamariki – Posted by Maori Pacific JobsAnywhere

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Job Description

Senior Advisor Voices Insights

Job Ref: 30038

Here is an opportunity to be a part of an innovative team within Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children, dedicated to ensuring children and young people’s voices are heard and influence decisions.

About the role:

The tamariki and rangatahi Oranga Tamariki works with are some of the most vulnerable in Aotearoa-New Zealand, often struggling to have their voices heard and respected. The Voices of Children and Young People team, in the Tamariki Advocate Group, ensures tamariki and rangatahi voices are heard throughout the organisation. Using engagement, research, participatory and advocacy practices, the Voices of Children team supports Oranga Tamariki to understand tamariki and rangatahi experiences, needs and aspirations and to place their voices at the centre of policies, practices and services.

The purpose of this Senior Advisor Voices Insights role is to:

  • Ensure the voices of tamariki and rangatahi Māori are heard and prioritised
  • Lead and deliver high quality, robust qualitative research to understand tamariki and rangatahi experiences, needs and aspirations
  • Analyse and synthesise the voices of tamariki and rangatahi with authenticity and clarity so they can be applied across the organisation and system
  • Communicate and advocate for tamariki and rangatahi needs and aspirations to shape policies, practices and services
  • Engage with tamariki and rangatahi to understand their experiences, needs and aspirations.

Skills and experience:    

We are looking for someone with:

  • Significant social science qualitative research expertise
  • Experience with a range of different qualitative research methodologies
  • Experience working in a project-environment and ability to develop, manage and deliver projects
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Kaupapa Māori research methods and a knowledge of tikanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

About us:

Our tamariki and rangatahi deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard, and be surrounded by loving whānau. At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we’re on a journey to ensure that it happens. Partnering for Outcomes is focused on building and supporting external  providers to achieve great outcomes for children and young people.

How to apply:

Please apply online HERE with your CV and cover letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Roxana Anderson on roxana.anderson@ot.govt.nz

Applications close: 24 October 2019

How to Apply

How to apply: Please apply online HERE with your CV and cover letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Roxana Anderson on roxana.anderson@ot.govt.nz Applications close: 24 October 2019

Job Categories: Government / Local Government. Job Types: Permanent. Job expires in 3 days.

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