Advisor Democracy Services – Fixed term contract
Auckland Council
1d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, 1010Work at the heart of local government decision-making and democracyJoin a high-profile team utilising your strong communication skillsFixed term opportunity til February 2020 based in the cityHe angitūtanga : The opportunityThe Democracy Services department supports a high political workload and provides professional services to our elected members, enhancing their ability to make decisions.

On any given day, you will face a wide range of topics, engaging on diverse projects whilst interacting with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

We are looking for an exceptional Advisor to work closely with and provide support to the department’s General Manager and the Democracy Services team.

You will play a crucial role for the successful functioning of the department's leadership team as the advisor and have a strategic understanding of Democracy Services’ functions and priorities.

The role identifies best practice in governance and encourages shared learning across the department. You will provide support to the General Manager in her day to day business with a focus on the management of elected member issues, comprehensive administrative support and key stakeholder engagement but also to advise on the department's key priorities, performance and deliverables.

You will be providing high quality advice alongside the principal advisors to help elected and appointed members make good decisions for Auckland.

He kōrero mōu : About youYour organisational and multi-tasking skills coupled with a high degree of initiative and self-motivation will allow you to excel within this role.

Your ability to take a flexible approach will be essential as we are in an ever-evolving environment. Integrity and experience in handling sensitive and confidential information, supported by an understanding of the political environment are also critical to this role.

You will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to deliver to the highest of standards.

This role requires someone systems savvy with previous experience with MS Office. Knowledge of council systems will be advantageous.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offerThis is your chance to make a difference and join a dynamic, high performing team.

We offer a fantastic career opportunity for a true professional who wants to thrive in a political working environment and has the drive and determination to succeed.

If this sounds like your next career move, tell us why you’re interested in this opportunity and apply via the link. If you are Auckland Council staff, apply internally via Tupu.

If you would like a copy of the job description, please email careers more information on the role, you can also contact Melissa Richmond (Melissa.

Richmond close Monday 8 July 2019.Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

The Democracy Services department has the Rainbow Tick accreditation. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.#LI-TOP

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