Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Investing in Whanau Futures, Whānau Ora is an innovative, world-leading whanau-centred approach to empowering whānau into the future.

We anticipate candidates applying from a wide variety of backgrounds including finance, contract management and areas with a strong focus on outcomes measurement and reporting. You’ll be known to have an eye for detail and a methodical approach to your work, as well as well-honed communication skills and proven relationship management experience. You’d be the type of person who enjoys end to end projects, is innovative in their thinking and likes to work in a high-performing team to achieve results.

The successful candidate could bring either public or private sector experience, and will ideally possess:

  • A post graduate degree in a related field or significant experience in public or private sector organisations.
  • Commercial and financial expertise
  • Contracting for outcomes experience
  • Operational and strategic policy experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to operate with a diverse and flexible team of staff.
  • Highly developed conceptual and analytical skills and experience in developing and implementing workable solutions to ambiguous and complex problems.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and persuade key stakeholders.
  • The ability to mentor people within the organisation
  • An understanding of social outcomes measurement and evaluation
  • Highly developed communication skills both oral and written which enable the person involved to deal effectively with key stakeholder relationships and explain complex issues clearly to a range of audiences, including non-technical experts.
  • Comfort in working in a tikanga/kaupapa Māori environment, a degree of fluency in Te reo Māori is of benefit

In return we offer a diverse and rewarding working environment with a strong focus on solutions that will assist in serving our communities.

Job Description

Application Form

To apply for this position, please forward a completed application and accompanying CV to vacancy@tpk.govt.nz quoting reference details IN010.

Applications close 7 April 2017.

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