23 Dec 2019

Full-Time Strategy Specialist – Māori Economy | ATEED

Auckland Council – Posted by Maori Pacific JobsAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Job Description

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Strategy development (Māori Economy)
  • Champion and measure economic outcomes for Māori 
  • Strategic frameworks, research and insights

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is Auckland’s economic development agency and it’s our job to ignite changes that transform the local economy.  Our programmes help make Auckland a desirable place to live, work, visit, invest and do business. We love what we do, and we love making a difference!

This is a unique opportunity to take a strategic and in-depth approach to the potential of the Māori Economy across Tāmaki Makaurau and to progress Auckland Council Groups Māori Outcomes Strategic Priority – Māori Economic Development.

Reporting to the General Manager Strategy, you will play an integral role within ATEEDs Strategy team to develop a deep understanding of the Māori Economy in Tāmaki Makaurau, through research and insights, to develop ATEEDs strategy and advise how ATEED can best enable and measure economic outcomes for Māori.  You will also play an integral role within ATEEDs Māori Caucus, a strategic group that champions Māori Outcomes.  Through this team, you will also indirectly report to the Head of Māori Outcomes.

Through developing a deep understanding of the Māori Economy in Tāmaki Makaurau, you will drive research, analytics and insights and understand drivers of change. You will use evidence to inform and drive strategic change and prioritisation, adjusting where necessary to improve performance and respond to a changing environment.  Alongside this, you will develop frameworks and other tools that will help guide and drive Māori outcomes into operational delivery across ATEEDs portfolio, with a strong focus on jobs and skills, Māori Business Growth and Tourism.

He kōrero mōu: About you 

You will play a critical role ensuring ATEED will be the leader in Māori Economic Development for Tāmaki Makaurau, with a deep and nuanced understanding of the dynamics of a large regional and urban city. With proven research and advance analytical skills, you will have a wealth of experience in quantitative reasoning and a high level of data literacy.

You will be tertiary qualified and have demonstrated ability to develop and implement fact based strategic and tactical plans to achieve set objectives. Naturally, you will have political and organisational acumen and a confident and collaborative working style. This role requires a strong intellectual curiosity that enables you to make connections between issues.

Your credibility will enable you to engage with and influence senior decision makers.  Strong leadership skills and an established Māori Sector network across Tāmaki Makaurau is essential to support a data-driven approach matched with a deep and nuanced understanding of mana whenua and mataawaka economic aspirations.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is your opportunity to ensure ATEED will have the data and models to make good investment decisions and take an evidenced-based, well-informed approach to achieve Māori Outcomes.  You’ll be part of making Tāmaki Makaurau a better place for the people who call our region home. You’ll work on exciting initiatives in a collaborative environment where you’ll share your skills and opinions while having opportunities to challenge yourself and develop professionally.

If you feel you can contribute to this outcome through your experience, excitement, and ingenuity please take up our invitation to apply. For a confidential discussion or detailed position description, please contact Rennie Sharma, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant rennie.sharma@aucklandcouncil.govt.nzApplications close on 26th January 2020.

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.

How to Apply

To apply, CLICK HERE. For a confidential discussion or detailed position description, please contact Rennie Sharma, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant rennie.sharma@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz. Applications close on 26th January 2020.

Job Categories: Government / Local Government. Job Types: Full-Time.

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