Programme Advisor
Ministry of Social Development
Wellington, NZ
3d ago

If you are seeking an opportunity in a work environment where your intuition, energy and client focus will be recognised and valued, this is an ideal role.

We are looking for Programme Advisors who are energetic and client focused to join the Integrated Portfolio Management (IPM) Team.

We provide portfolio, programme and project / initiative support across MSDs Integrated Portfolio, which is comprised of 11 separate Portfolios.

We have credibility in providing practical, pragmatic and on-point advice and guidance that contributes to the success of the Integrated Portfolio.

As an Advisor, you will be responsible for :

  • providing support and guidance to portfolio and product managers
  • identifying portfolio risks, issues and opportunities to ensure the success of the Integrated Portfolio
  • quality assurance of portfolio and Epic documentation, including reporting
  • championing MSD Frameworks; including delivery methodology and risk management frameworks
  • support portfolio management and oversight including portfolio prioritisation activities
  • To be successful in this role, you will have :

  • experience working within a complex portfolio environment
  • strong influencing and relationship management skills and be able to quickly establish credibility and trust
  • experience in quality assurance activities including health checks (ideally within a Agile environment)
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • analytical skills
  • We are a large organisation with policies and services that support most New Zealanders at some point in their life.

    Across MSD, we work closely together. The MSD leadership team is accessible and engaged in our work. We all work hard to make MSD a great place to work.

    There is a great vibe across the Ministry.

    We are proud of the collaboration that occurs across teams and the culture we have created. We work with a strong sense of purpose and people focus to deliver high quality service in a fun, supportive environment that values your contribution.

    We are committed to building diversity, accessibility and inclusion in our workplace. We walk the talk on work life balance, so we are open to provide flexible working options to meet individual needs.

    We have a strong focus on staff wellbeing, we invest in developing and supporting staff to stretch and reach their professional goals.

    If this opportunity appeals to you, apply now! If you would like to have a confidential chat to find out more about the role or the team, please contact Christine Thorpe, Director of Portfolio Management Office, by email at solid transparent">

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