Senior Analyst Research & Evaluation
Ministry of Social Development
Wellington, NZ
12h ago

Permanent, Wellington-based

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to apply your expertise and experience in Kaupapa Māori and Māori-centred research and evaluation to make a difference across the social sector?

As part of MSD’s Treaty partnership obligations, MSD is committed to working with Māori to achieve greater outcomes. As part of supporting this, the Research and Evaluation team are seeking a person to fill a Senior Analyst Māori role to help to provide technical, analytical, and cultural insights.

About MSD

Our Purpose : Manaaki tangata, manaaki whānau. We help New Zealanders to be safe, strong and independent.

MSD services make a real difference to the lives of New Zealanders. Our work is challenging with high risks and high public expectations - but we are passionate about it.

We are guided by Te Pae Tawhiti MSD’s strategic direction, which focuses on three areas :

  • Mana manaaki A positive experience every time
  • Kotahitanga Partnering for greater impact
  • Kia takatū tātou Supporting long-term social and economic development.
  • We are an organisation that puts people first and that includes our staff. We’re committed to providing a diverse work environment that's supportive and helps you to develop.

    The opportunity

    The Research and Evaluation team’s exciting work program involves undertaking research and evaluation to inform decision-making in areas of critical importance to New Zealander’s wellbeing.

    Our work areas include :

  • Kaupapa Māori work streams and capacity building, including qualitative and quantitative Māori research and evaluation
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of MSD’s employment and income support programs
  • Developing evaluation frameworks and evidence to support family violence and sexual violence services
  • Supporting the monitoring and evaluation of the initiatives in the Families Package
  • Supporting policy and service decisions with evidence about young people, older people, and people with health and disability issues.
  • Who we are looking for

    We are looking for an experienced Māori social sector practitioner to lead programmes of work, undertake analysis and provide advice on complex projects, policy and service delivery initiatives.

    There will be a specific focus on Māori thought leadership, strategy and analysis.

    The role involves working with people across MSD, government agencies, and others who have an interest in evidence for social policy.

    You’ll be someone experienced in working with Māori, as a key part of the role will be to conduct stakeholder discussions.

    You will be working with a passionate and experienced Māori research team to ensure a Te Ao Māori perspective is applied to our work program.

    If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

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