22/002 Community Advisor
Department of Internal Affairs
Hamilton, NZ
3d ago
source : Maori Pacific Jobs

Job Description

22 / 002 Community Advisor

Location : Hamilton

Business Group : Hāpai Hapori / Community Operations

Branch : Kāwai ki te iwi / Service Delivery & Operations

Salary : $68,060 $92,081

At the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), Service Delivery and Operations Branch, Hapai Hapori Community Operations is the regional face of DIA with 16 offices located from Kaitaia to Invercargill.

Hapai Hapori Community Operations is responsible for managing and administering Crown and Lottery grants, providing funding advice and information services, secretariat services for funding bodies, and community development advisory services.

All of these responsibilities have both a national and regional focus.

This is a great opportunity for a highly self-motivated and agile person to join our Hamilton team. As a Community Advisor your key role will be to engage with communities, organisations and stakeholders, to provide community development information and advice, and connect them with resources to support their services.

The Waikato region has a high Maori population so key to your success will be your wealth of experience, skills and ability to work in a Te Ao Maori world alongside communities, hapu and iwi to support their journey to achieving their own aspirations.

You will also have in-depth knowledge on Community Led Development and provide advice and support on the Department’s Community-Led Development Programme.

You will have a professional attitude and be able to evidence :

  • Public service integrity
  • Strong community-led development knowledge, understanding, experience and skills to support a large community project
  • A wealth of experience, skills and ability to work in a Te Ao Maori world alongside communities, hapu, iwi and marae to support their journey to achieving their own aspirations.
  • Strong communication skills written and oral
  • Excellent relationship management and collaboration skills
  • Data analysis and analytical skills including the ability to interpret financial information
  • Experience in assessing organisational performance and providing advice to community and voluntary organisations
  • Ability to plan, organise and manage work effectively to meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to rapidly adapt in a changing environment.
  • You will also :

  • bring a can do Make it Easy Make it Work’ attitude
  • bring a Stronger Together’ attitude. You recognise that teams work best when collaborating with each other, supporting each other, and when they back each other up
  • bring a genuine desire to make a difference. You settle for nothing less than excellence and take pride in what you do
  • have a reputation for getting things done. You’re a finisher
  • have a sense of humour. We like to have fun
  • have budget nous’. You can tell the story behind the numbers
  • hit the road running’, coming up to speed quickly with what needs to be done
  • We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes.

    We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.

    To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we’re a great place to work,

    We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas :

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People’s sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government
  • Internal Affairs has a vaccination policy and employment with the Department is conditional on being fully vaccinated for Covid-19, holding and maintaining a valid My Vaccine Pass.

    Consideration will be given to whether medical or other genuine exemptions can be accommodated in individual cases.

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