Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

Permanent, Full Time, Wellington Based

Do you have proven high-level analytical and policy skills that you wish to use to support the future well-being of Māori?

Are you a self-starter, familiar with the machinery of Government, with strong political nous and cultural awareness?

Te Puni Kōkiri has an exciting leadership opportunity available within the Policy Partnership Te Puni for those who want to work at the cutting edge of public policy and contribute to enabling iwi, hapū and whānau Māori to succeed as Māori. The position is in the Cultural Wealth team which has a focus on te reo and culture, and includes policy around Māori broadcasting and telecommunications.

As a Principal, you will be responsible for leading policy advice across a range of Māori specific work streams with a specific focus on coaching and mentoring. For this role, our ideal candidate will have significant policy experience together with a sound working knowledge of the machinery of government. You already have strong interpersonal and relationship skills and have good networks within the public sector.

You will have a strong appreciation of tikanga Māori. Fluency in te reo and having worked successfully with, or for, Māori are seen as an advantage.

For more information or to download a copy of the job description and application form for this position, please click on the links below.

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To apply, email your CV, covering letter and a completed application form to vacancy@tpk.govt.nz.

Applications close 5 pm, Thursday 27 July 2017.

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