Senior Advisor Operational Policy and Support Wellington
Oranga Tamariki
Wellington, Newzealand
3d ago
source : Hireejobs

Job Ref 31105 Secondment Fixed Term Contract until 30 June 2020 About us Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children is the Ministry that supports children and young people in New Zealand Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive longterm outcomes of children and young people In everything we do the wellbeing and bestinterests of children are paramount The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services About the role The Operational Policy team is a key link between our frontline operations and the high level policies and legislation that guide us To achieve our desired outcomes for children and young people our operational groups need effective operational policies and clear and high quality operational guidance Our policies legislation and new initiatives need to reflect and support effective frontline operations The Senior Advisor is responsible for delivering excellent operational policy and to support the organisation in its implementation The Senior Advisor will plan and lead projects providing reporting and identifying and effectively managing risks They will also support the team s overall development by coaching and mentoring other staff as appropriate and actively seeking feedback to develop their own skills Skills and experience Background in developing policy or operational policy in a legislative environment Strong analytical ability and the ability to produce clear and concise and appropriate written materials Previously managed projects and understanding of project management methodology Proven success in establishing and maintaining stakeholder relationships Experience in the development implementation and evaluation of social service initiatives Ability to provide peer support and coaching to colleagues that enhances their development and adds value to their work Strong written and interpersonal communication skills Ability to anticipate and resolve problems and to make decisions based on sound risk management analysis What we offer We offer a dedicated and supportive team flexible work options and the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki Internal Oranga Tamariki Employees please apply through your myHR portal at work This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate All external applicants including MSD employees please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system Please note all applications must be made online If this is not possible or if you have any questions please contact Roxana Anderson on roxana anderson ot govt nz Applications close 4th December 2019

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