Analysts, Community Grants - Fixed Term/Secondment 5 years | Flexible
Ministry for the Environment
Miramar, Wellington, NZ
19h ago
source : Mahi.co.nz
  • Exciting work
  • Support the Jobs for Nature programme
  • Flexible location
  • Be part of a new initiative that will restore our environment and make Aotearoa New Zealand the most liveable place in the world.

    We are scaling up a work programme to deliver new funding streams made available as part of Budget 2020 to support economic recovery through environment-related activity the cross-government Jobs for Nature programme.

    The Jobs for Nature programme is a $1.3 billion portfolio that will provide up to 11,000 jobs and economic support for people and communities across Aotearoa, while ensuring environmental benefits.

    The Ministry for the Environment is responsible for delivering $400 million of this portfolio to improve freshwater (eg, fencing of waterways and riparian planting, wetland restoration, installation of fish passages, etc).

    A key priority for the Ministry is Te Ao Māori. This means we work with our Treaty partner to advance Māori priorities for the environment and for environmental success.

    About the Role

    We are looking for a number of Analysts to support this exciting work programme.

    Working with a dedicated portfolio of community projects, you will assist with the end-to-end grant administration process, which includes :

  • the opening of a funding round
  • supporting the assessment of proposals
  • working with the recipients to develop deeds
  • providing administration support throughout the funding for 10-20 community projects
  • supporting and leading programme improvements to our funding process.
  • You will have the opportunity to work with on-the-ground organisations such as Regional Councils and iwi / hapū, who are implementing projects to improve New Zealand's waterways and improve employment opportunities, as well as cross-agency senior leaders governing the programme.

    Skills and Experience

  • a sound understanding of the end-to-end community grant process is essential
  • experience in a similar role is desirable
  • strong stakeholder management and engagement skills across diverse groups will be key to your success
  • demonstrated project management skills, with the ability to identify and manage risks
  • a can do attitude within a team environment and a solutions focused approach to problem solving
  • curiosity and openness to develop Te Ao Māori.
  • Benefits

    As well as being part of an innovative organisation with an important purpose of making Aotearoa, New Zealand, the most liveable place in the world, we offer you :

  • a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
  • agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as One MfE'
  • generous leave entitlements
  • training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori courses
  • active social club and employee networks
  • opportunities for development and education.
  • We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What's important to us is he rau kotahi tangata' embracing our multiple talents by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive.

    We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.

    As a flexible friendly employer we are happy to discuss flexible options that may work for you and the business. We value and care about enabling our people to work in a way that means they can work at their best.

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