Senior Business Advisor
RecruitASP
Wellington - Wairarapa, Wellington, NZ
6d ago

About us The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We're in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.

We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.

As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.

  • Senior Business Advisor DCE Office Policy - 4 Months Fixed Term About the Team Come and join our team in the DCE office to make a difference by supporting wide-ranging work on social policy including work on welfare system overhaul and income;
  • employment and housing support; children and youth; regional development; disability, seniors policy; and the social sector.

    Your experience in providing business management advice, performance reporting, planning and engagement to support the Policy Deputy Chief Executive (DCE), Senior Management Group (SMG) and wider Policy group is what we are looking for! Our values of Maanaki and Whānau form a core part of our team culture, where we care about the wellbeing and success of people and build a strong sense of belonging in how we invest into your professional development and work life balance.

    About the Role We have a 4 month fixed term contract to fill in our team and are seeking a motivated Senior Business Advisor to join us in the DCE Office that sits within the MSD Policy group.

  • The policy group has an exciting work programme and is currently working on a multi-year welfare system overhaul work programme;
  • minimum wage exemption; the expansion of employment services for non-beneficiaries; homelessness, emergency housing and accommodation supplement policies;
  • the independent monitoring of children's services; disability system transformation; a Better Later Life action plan and NZ Superannuation legislation;
  • the family violence / sexual violence joint venture programme; and the commissioning and purchasing of social services. There is a great vibe in the group, and you will have the opportunity to support this work by providing quality business management reporting, advice and support.

    You will also lead and input into key system wide projects that supports the delivery of seamless reporting and co-ordination of information across the Policy group.

    Your skills to analyse and visualise critical performance data and trends to support decision making is what we are looking for.

    What you will be doing You will be involved in a range of strategy and planning, performance assessment and reporting, and management support activities, including :

  • providing strategic and business management advice and support to the Policy DCE and SMG
  • making a Policy contribution to MSD strategy, planning, and accountability and other reporting processes
  • supporting Policy work programme management and development
  • providing strategic risk management and communications support
  • policy performance assessment and reporting, especially relating to the quality of policy advice, and policy capability and skills
  • contributing to the ongoing branch-wide development programme
  • managing and improving a wide range of business processes
  • acting as a main channel of communication with other DCE groups. Position Descriptionhttps : / / www.msd.govt.nz / hr / documents / position-descriptions / dce-policy / senior-business-advisor-july-2021.
  • docx Salary range : $94,834.00 - $115,908.00 How to apply To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.

    Note : Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description.

    All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at jobs msd.

    govt.nz Internal MSD Employees please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.

    Closing date : Sunday, 17 October 2021 Joining usJoining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.

    We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment.

    We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

    If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.

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