Ministry for the Environment
5d ago

Job Description

Kaitātari Analyst - Community Grants (10-month fixed term)

  • Support the Jobs for Nature programme
  • Empower communities to improve freshwater
  • Work with Local Government, Iwi / hapu, and environmental groups
  • The Jobs for Nature programme is a $1.3 billion portfolio that will provide up to 11,000 jobs and economic support for people and communities across Aotearoa, while ensuring environmental benefits.

    The Ministry for the Environment is responsible for delivering $500 million of this portfolio to improve freshwater (eg, fencing of waterways and riparian planting, wetland restoration, installation of fish passages, etc).

    Mō tēne tūrangi mahi About this role

    We are looking for an experienced Analyst to support this exciting work programme.

    Working with a dedicated portfolio of community projects, you will assist with the end-to-end grant administration process, which includes :

  • the opening of a funding round
  • supporting the assessment of proposals
  • meeting with the recipients to develop deeds, problem solve and conduct site visits
  • leading the administration of 10-20 community projects
  • supporting and leading programme improvements to our funding process
  • You will have the opportunity to work with on-the-ground organisations such as Regional Councils and iwi / hapū, who are implementing projects to improve New Zealand's waterways and improve employment opportunities, as well as cross-agency senior leaders governing the programme.

    For this specific role, the bulk of these community projects are located in the Greater Wellington Region.

    Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and experience

  • a sound understanding of the end-to-end community grant process is essential
  • experience in a similar role is required
  • strong stakeholder management and engagement skills across diverse groups will be key to your success
  • demonstrated project management skills, with the ability to identify and manage risks
  • a can do attitude within a team environment and a solutions focused approach to problem solving
  • curiosity and openness to develop Te Ao Māori.
  • 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
  • training to competently and effectively engage with Māori as our Treaty Partner, this includes te reo me ona tikanga Māori courses
  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    For more information please contact Wes Patrick at Wes.Patrick

    Salary range : $69,848 to $87,808. Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.

    Rā Katinga Applications close : 23 June 2021

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