Te Puni Kokiri

Language preference: Māori English

Language preference: Māori English

The core purpose of Te Puni Kōkiri, the Ministry of Māori Development, is to support Government to strengthen Treaty of Waitangi partnerships and facilitate iwi, hapū and whānau Māori to succeed at home and globally.

Vacancy RP 104

The Regional Partnerships Te Puni is responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining robust relationships with iwi, hapū and whānau Māori at a national and regional level
  • Developing and maintaining other partnerships in the regions including with local government agencies
  • Using those relationships to gather and disseminate information between government and iwi, hapū and whānau Māori
  • Contributing to the development of Te Puni Kōkiri’s investment strategy and ensuring its implementation

Te Puni Kōkiri is seeking to appoint to the Regional Business Analyst role position in our Te Waipounamu Regional Office, Christchurch.

Purpose & role

The Business Analyst supports the Regional Manager with the business operations of the regional team. The key areas of focus:

  • To provide practical management of regional business and investment planning, budgetary and financial management processes
  • To establish and maintain effective systems for reporting on the impacts of investments, and facilitation and brokerage across the rohe
  • The source of business administration expertise
  • To be the conduit for information into and out of regional offices as required

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Professional expertise in Business Administration or a supporting discipline
  • Successful experience operating within a Public Service environment
  • Demonstrated effective people leadership and management experience including a capability to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Proficiency with Microsoft packages especially outlook, word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated capability to understand the business cycles and requirements of a core government department including planning, reporting and accounting cycles
  • Presentation skills and personal credibility to be able to speak with authority on behalf of the Regional Manager
  • Exceptional relationship management skills
  • Well-developed skills in:
    • communication skills
    • coordination and prioritisation
    • planning and organising skills
    • self-motivation
    • team working
  • Ÿ Comfort in operating in a tikanga / kaupapa Māori environment, a degree of fluency in Te Reo Māori is of benefit
  • A tertiary qualification in management or related discipline (or studying towards such a qualification)

If any this role sounds like you, we want to hear from you.


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

Applications close 5pm 17 November 2017


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