Tupu Tai Programme Lead | Wellington
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Attachments:|| Tupu Tai Position Description February 2021_final.docx (Word, 60KB)
|Application Close Date:||21-May-2021|
- Passionate about making a difference for Pacific peoples in Aotearoa?
- Are you experienced in working with Pacific young people in a mentoring/coaching capacity?
- Do you have outstanding project management and relationship building skills?
- Fixed term role through to 26 February 2022. Based in Wellington
About the role:
This is a fast-paced role that sits within the Langa Le Vā Pacific Policy team within MBIE. The primary focus of the workflow for the Tupu Tai Programme Lead will include working closely with the Manager Langa Le Vā Pacific Policy and team coordinator and administrator to support the successful delivery of the annual Tupu Tai Pasifika Public Sector Internship Programme. Paramount priority within the role as Tupu Tai Lead is to ensure our interns have a meaningful experience from the first day they make contact with us. The scope of the role is broad and challenging and includes:
- Marketing and Recruitment Design –including partnership and collaborative implementation with our external recruitment agency, Tupu Tai alumni and key tertiary contacts.
- Programme, planning, management and implementation.
- Provision and facilitation of pastoral care for our Tupu Tai interns
- Provision of key information, advice and support to partner agencies, including enabling opportunities for participating agency managers and buddies to grow their cultural capacity to receive, hold and provide our interns a meaningful experience.
- Managing the workflow between MBIE and external providers and contractors.
- Ensure we honour obligations to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and uphold kaupapa Pasifika values in the design, implementation and evaluation of the Tupu Tai programme.
Salary Range $68-$81k
Skills and experience required:
We are keen to hear from you if you have:
A proven track record of experience and achievement:
- with excellent Pacific cultural capability skills and demonstrated knowledge of working within Pacific community contexts
- working with Pacific young people (3+ years) in a mentoring/coaching or early in careers advisory capacity preferably in the youth development or tertiary sector
- managing, planning, designing and delivering recruitment and selection processes alongside of a programme of events and workshops
-working under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Is able to communicate and persuade using a range of oral, written and visual mediums in diverse situations
• Demonstrable great relationship building skills
• Sound research and analytical skills and will be able to think creatively and trouble-shoot unexpected situations as they arise with confidence and accuracy
• Flexibility to adapt within a fast moving environment.
• Must have a relevant tertiary qualification
• To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
About the team:
Langa Le Vā the Pacific Policy team sits within Tautoru the Economic Strategy Branch in MBIE's Strategic Policy and Programmes group. Our strategic purpose is to support Pacific Peoples' economic development aspirations which are key to building a productive, sustainable and inclusive Aotearoa. We are a relatively small multi-disciplinary policy team with a big strategic purpose. We are unique in that we operate at both the strategic and applied policy interface within MBIE and across government.
Our delivery outcome priority focus areas include:
- Working in partnership with key internal and external stakeholders to develop high-quality strategic policy advice and evidencefocused on improving Pacific Peoples economic outcomes with a particular focus on the Future of Work and Just Transitions.
- Overseeing the delivery of four Pacific economic development focused systems interventions. Two of these initiatives (Tupu Tai & the Senior Diverse Leaders pilot) are focused on improving Public Sector Pacific workforce development outcomes.
Why work for us?
Working for MBIE provides a great opportunity to make a real difference in the everyday New Zealanders. Through our day-to-day work and our organisational values, we aim to create an inclusive culture where staff are supported and encouraged to bring fresh perspectives to issues and to think outside the box.
The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to Grow New Zealand for All. Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.
How to apply:
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
Email Steve.Scanell@mbie.govt.nz or call 04 901 8335 quoting ref MBIE/1516248 if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Friday 23rd April