Funds Advisor, (Permanent or Temporary), Partnerships National Support, Partnerships, Wellington
New Zealand Government Jobs
Wellington, New Zealand
15d ago

Job Description

This role can either be a permanent appointment, of fixed term for six (6) months.

We are looking for a Funds Advisor to join our Funds team. The Funds team is focussed on making a positive difference to conservation by managing investments from the DOC Community Fund and Nature Heritage Fund.

This role can either be a permanent appointment, of fixed term for 6 months.

Our Advisor requires the ability to provide quality advice to and build and maintain strong working relationships with external and internal stakeholders, including community groups, private landowners and DOC's operational staff

  • You will have strong organisational skills and an attention to detail. Data analysis skills would also be a preference.
  • Experience and knowledge of grant funding and community-led conservation initiatives would be an advantage
  • Our work is fast-paced, so you will need to enjoy being responsive, flexible, and tackling tricky challenges. You will be able to demonstrate :

  • a focus on supporting the customer
  • natural curiosity paired with excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • the ability to think quickly and manage ambiguity
  • an innovative and data based approach
  • the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of people
  • some leadership experience including the ability to inspire, influence and build the capability of others
  • ability to support a positive team culture
  • a strong interest in conservation
  • The Department recently received the Randstad Award for the most attractive employer in the public sector for the third year running.

    DOC also offers excellent training and development opportunities, and flexible working hours.

    Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.

    Please apply online. Applications must include a cover letter, a CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role / project description.

    For more information please contact Kees Hyink, khyink doc.govt.nz or telephone 027 561 8604, quoting vacancy 300 / 5031.

    Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 16 July 2018.

    DOC is committed to diversity in its workforce and an inclusive workplace culture.

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