Workforce Development Lead
Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu
Miramar, Wellington
20h ago
source : Mahi.co.nz

Fixed Term (2 years) / Fulltime

Ōtautahi / Christchurch or open to other New Zealand locations

Kia hiwa rā!

We are looking for an innovative Workforce Development Lead to join our new programme of Whānau as First Navigators. The Whānau as First Navigators programme is both an iwi-led response to whānau wellbeing in Te Waipounamu, and an exemplar of what a modern Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership should look like.

It's about taking a "for Māori by Māori" approach to ensure the heritage, mana, whakapapa, and cultural identity of our tamariki and whānau are thriving.

As part of this three-year programme we now seek a leader experienced with workforce development. As a talented Workforce Development Lead, we expect you to lead and manage a variety of workforce related duties associated with the Whānau as First Navigators programme.

You will be accountable for workforce planning, capability development, and relationship management associated with the newly launched programme.

Do you have ?

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and proven relationship management skills.
  • High level of self-motivation, judgement, objectivity, and integrity.
  • Ability to conceptualise and think creatively
  • Ability to understand workforce needs and identify the solutions and implications for implementation
  • Ability to use skills and influence to produce effective outcomes
  • Demonstrated openness to learning and embracing a bi-cultural environment and moderating practices to suit
  • Familiarity with the Treaty of Waitangi and its application
  • Does your technical aptitude include ?

  • 5+ years' experience in workforce development and / or learning and development sector
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of workforce and people development, working with groups and services to uplift capability
  • Leadership experience in the health and / or social service, professional development, or education sector
  • Proven strategic leadership capability at a regional level
  • Proven evidence of working with Māori communities or with kaupapa Māori organisations
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and building sustainable cultural competency practices for social workforce
  • The successful applicant will have a strong affinity for the needs and aspirations of our ultimate stakeholders, Ngāi Tahu whānui.

    Alongside this, they will have an understanding of, or an eagerness to learn and engage with our Ngāi Tahu values and te reo Māori. Ka tika!

    Mō mātou - About us

    Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu give effect to the aspirations of Ngāi Tahu whānui guided by our vision of 'mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei' (for us and our children after us')

    We pride ourselves on being a values-led organisation, investing in the professional and cultural development of our kaimahi (employees).

    You will have a unique opportunity to strengthen your understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga. We offer a supportive, dynamic and excellence driven workplace where we embrace diversity and inclusion.

    Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

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