Kaitohu Matua, Treaty Partner Relationshipsat Department of Conservation
Department of Conservation
Turangi, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

Will be responsible for :

  • Identifying gaps in Treaty settlement implementation obligations across the Districts and work with the Operations team to plan for, and remedy the gaps;
  • Scope work arising from Treaty settlements, and work with the management team to operationalise conservation and commercial opportunities for Iwi;
  • Coordinate legal input to interpret settlement documents and ensure the implementation plan fulfils the intent of the Settlement;
  • Facilitate coordination of annual business planning meetings with Iwi, Hapu and whanau;
  • Support coordination of regular meetings with Iwi, Hapu and whanau to develop, review and amend implementation of relevant agreements, charters and protocols;
  • Scope, plan, manage and deliver specific agreed initiatives;
  • Support opportunities for whanau, hapu and iwi to build their internal capabilities to practice the responsibilities as kaitiaki;
  • Support the Operational Leadership team to develop a regional framework to identify and implement DOC's obligations to Post Settlement Governance Entities (PSGEs);
  • Keep up to date with the iwi landscape in the Central Plateau and ensure this information is shared with Operations;
  • Co-design opportunities in partnership with Iwi and Hapu.
  • This vacancy is for one position that can be located from Taupo or Turangi.

    Ngā He Kōrero mōu : What we are looking for

    The ideal applicant will have :

  • Te Reo me ona tikanga Māori;
  • Sound statutory knowledge of Treaty settlement processes and specific settlements in the area;
  • Open minded approach with the desire to create opportunities through and evolving space;
  • Ability to navigate and balance differing perspective;
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills across a diverse range of people and organisations;
  • Technical writing skills and ability to create clear, well written content for complex information;
  • Knowledge of Central Plateau Iwi history, traditions, and customary practices;
  • Be able to see the big picture and to have enthusiasm to find workable practical solutions;
  • Current full driving license.
  • Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What's in it for you?

    A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work content.

    The chance to join a large organisation that's still growing. DOC has been undergoing a steady period of growth, we highly value the new expertise and fresh perspectives brough into the organisation.

    This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

    We also offer :

  • Competitive renumeration;
  • Respect, recognition and opportunities for personal growth;
  • Excellent employee wellbeing initiatives including the employee assistance program and discounted insurance;
  • Free accommodation in our backcountry huts and campsite as well as general travel and accommodation discounts;
  • Job satisfaction from contributing to crucial and meaningful work.
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

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