Senior Project Adviser - Māori Policy Unit
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
5d ago

Senior Project Adviser - Māori Policy Unit

  • Help drive and deliver our Māori Engagement Strategy (MES)
  • Produce communication strategies and create compelling communication products
  • Fixed term role through to 30 June 2021
  • Mō Matou About us

    Our people represent New Zealand on and offshore, and in doing so make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous. By building connections with and influencing other countries and international institutions, we advance New Zealand's interests and pursue New Zealand's values.

    We provide advice to the Government on the implications for New Zealand of what is happening in the world.

    Mō to tūnga About the role

    The Senior Project Adviser works with project leads and other key stakeholders to integrate and embed the work being developed through the various MES work streams.

  • This will include supporting activities to promote engagement uplift across the Ministry; working with project leads in the production of compelling communication products which lift the visibility of the;
  • identifying and promoting opportunities to reinforce the MES narrative in the work of the Ministry; and coordinating with the project implementation manager and project leads, the production of an overall communication plan for the MES.

    Mōu About you

  • You'll have a communications design / project management background?
  • You have strong writing skills, able to write a variety of correspondence for different audiences, at pace and to high standards
  • You're able to build, maintain and leverage relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders, and help lead the organisation through its journey
  • You know how to involve others and seek advice at the right points
  • You're a great organiser, agile when needed and able to prioritise your work
  • You understand and know how to apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in a policy setting, and strong understanding of te reo me ona tikanga Māori would be an advantage
  • Tono ināianei How to Apply

    We want our people to reflect the diversity of New Zealand and the communities we represent - valuing and respecting the contributions of staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives.

    We value the transferable skills and points of view that both career and life experience bring to the table. As an employer we are committed to a focus on leadership, talent, training and development, and flexible work options.

    If you bring an authentic view of New Zealand's place in the world, we'd love to hear from you. Apply today with your CV and cover letter!

    You must be able to obtain and maintain an appropriate NZ Government Security clearance.

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