We are looking for a Strategic Relationship Advisor to join our Local Government Branch. We value what you can bring to the role : enthusiasm, experience in leading stakeholder relationships, the mana to influence and lead, and a good understanding of Te Ao Māori, Tikanga Māori, te reo and how government works.
The Local Government Branch provides policy advice to Ministers on important issues and the largest reforms facing New Zealanders and local government for at least 30 years.
Our large and dynamic work programme includes the new Future for Local Government review, the Three Waters Reform Programme, input into the Resource Management Act reforms and improvement of relationships between local government and Māori.
When we talk about transformation, we mean it.
At Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs we invest and believe in our people, and offer diverse career opportunities to help you succeed.
We believe in a workplace culture that’s supportive, collaborative and innovative. We also offer a genuinely flexible work environment.
If you want a role where you can actually make a difference, we want to hear from you.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better outcomes, and 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, click here.
We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas :