Kairuruku Taunaki Pakihi | Business Support Coordinator - Treaty Settlements
Ministry for the Environment
Wellington, New Zealand
3d ago

Job Description

  • Are you a highly organised self-starter looking to make a difference?
  • Do you enjoy working with others and supporting your team to deliver results?
  • Newly created full-time fixed-term role through to 31 August 2023
  • MfE works flexibly by default - work from anywhere around NZ / work from home!
  • He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation be part of this exciting journey.

    Resource Management (RM) reform is at a critical point for Aotearoa New Zealand. This is the first time the Government has undertaken reform of this size, giving significant effect to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, improving recognition of te ao Māori and striving to encapsulate the intergenerational importance of the health and wellbeing of the natural environment.

    Mō tēnei tūrangi mahi About the role

    We're looking for an enthusiastic, professional and customer driven individual to step into the role of Business Support Coordinator.

    You will join a multi-discplinary team delivering on a priority government Treaty settlement project regarding upholding Treaty settlement commitments and other arrangements within the new resource management system.

    You'll work closely alongside a team of Managers, Senior Policy Analysts, project engagement leads and other coordinators to provide diverse administrative support that will enable successful project delivery.

    This includes organising hui / meetings and taking meeting minutes, recording and tracking key action points, sending correspondence, maintaining electronic document management and providing weekly team updates on project progress.

    This is a unique opportunity to join a specialist team whilst gaining exposure to Treaty settlement policy, legislative frameworks, negotiation and implementation.

    In joining us, you'll be provided with the right tools, training and guidance to truly excel. Our Business Support Coordinators are part of a wider centralised model and collaborative group of professionals providing exceptional administration support services across the Ministry.

    Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and experience

    Having the right person is important to us your problem-solving abilities, organisational and multi-tasking skills and creativity will set you apart, and your relationship management skills will enable you to work collaboratively both within the team and across MfE.

    You will be a self-starter with previous administration experience, and proven initiative to provide exceptional coordination support to a busy project team.

    Combined with this, you'll be confident in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Excel) with the ability to learn on the fly' and develop your understanding of Ministry systems and processes.

    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.

    Salary Range

    Salary range for this role is from $50,720 up to $61,991 pa. Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.

    Mō mātou About us

    The Ministry's purpose - He taiao tōnui mō ngā reanga katoa - a flourishing environment for every generation. We offer :

  • 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
  • active social club and employee networks, including a Māori staff network
  • opportunities for development and education.
  • 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.

    We will be confident and coordinated in our ongoing engagement with Māori and lead the natural resources system in engaging for success with tangata whenua.

    We will grow our capability and capacity to accurately reflect Māori views in our work. An organisational priority is that we accurately reflect Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Maori into our everyday work, by living our Te Ao Hurihuri Strategy through capability and capacity building.

    Tono ināianei Apply Now

    Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter. Note : your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key skills required for this role.

    If you require further information about this position please contact Kate Mitchell at kate.mitchell mfe.govt.nz. If you require a copy of the position description, please go to www.

    mfe.govt.nz / jobs and click through to view the advertisment and position description.

    The location for this role is flexible which means you can work anywhere in New Zealand and there is an option to work from home.

    As a flexible friendly employer, we are happy to discuss solutions 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.

    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. We are proud to be Rainbow Tick certified and recognise the diversity and uniqueness of our workforce and reaffirm our commitment to create a safe and inclusive environment for everyone.

    We want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support, we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you.

    You can contact us at vacancy mfe.govt.nz if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.

    From 18 May 2022 we have suspended our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy until further notice. A My Vaccine Pass is no longer required by employees, visitors, suppliers and contractors.

    However, the policy may be reinstated if new public health advice comes to hand or a new variant emerges.

    Rā Katinga Applications close : end of Sunday 14 August 2022.

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