Senior Advisor - Stakeholder Engagement | Wellington
|Position Type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Senior Advisor Stakeholder Engagement - Refugee and Migrant Services - Position Description - October 2021.pdf (PDF, 914KB)
|Application Close Date:||20-Oct-2021|
- Implement a community engagement framework that builds connections
- Contribute to building participation, cohesion and authentic engagement
- Permanent role, salary range $93k-$115k, Wellington CBD location
About the role:
The Refugee Resettlement and Migrant Settlement and Integration Strategy are whole of government strategies that are strengthened through the contribution and support provided by communities. The engagement with both the Migrant and Refugee communities as well as iwi partners, stakeholders and local councils is critical to understanding the challenges and opportunities around settlement support.
This role supports connection across communities, stakeholders and supports a whole of government approach both local and nationally to strengthen services and ensure effective coordination. You will contribute to building community cohesion and authentic engagement.
To be successful you will need to bring your creativity, commitment and māia to implement a community engagement framework that builds connections between government agencies, migrant and refugee communities, iwi partners and local councils.
Skills and experience required:
- Demonstrated success in thought leadership and engagement with government agencies and stakeholder groups
- Knowledge and experience of developing and working with stakeholder engagement frameworks
- Experience of working collaboratively within teams on joint projects
- Proven experience in building and maintaining relationships
- Previous experience of engaging and developing relationships with iwi and Pasifika partners (desired)
- Previous experience of engaging and developing relationships with stakeholders (desired)
- Qualifications in Community Engagement/Development or participatory methods (eg. IAP2) (desired)
- Commitment to ti tiriti Waitangi and an understanding of how it shapes our work
The following would be advantageous
- Subject matter expertise to key initiatives such as the New Zealand Refugee Resettlement Strategy and the New Zealand Migrant Settlement and Integration Strategy
Come work with smart and driven people that want to make a difference
For your application to be considered you must be a New Zealand citizen or have New Zealand permanent residency.
Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE - About MBIE:
Our purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. To achieve this, we need a strong, high performing economy, where for example, people (workers, consumers and investors) are protected and aware of their rights and obligations; and the integrity of the environment is maintained.
As one of New Zealand's largest government agencies, the work we do impacts the lives of all New Zealanders. We work to increase household incomes by helping businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, increasing opportunities for all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities, and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable.
This is all echoed in our Māori identity – Hikina Whakatutuki – which broadly means “lifting to make successful”.
Me pēhea te tono: - How to apply:
Please see position description attached and 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.
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.
Please contact Mel Holland at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions and quote reference MBIE/1570821.
Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 20 October 2021.