Senior Advisor | Wellington City
|Position Type:||Fixed Term Full Time|
|Attachments:|| Job Description.pdf (PDF, 261KB)
|Application Close Date:||18-Nov-2018|
Senior Advisor, Provider and Community Services (6 months Fixed-Term), Wellington – National Office
This is an exciting opportunity to put your experience gained working in the social, justice or non government sectors to effective use working on high profile issues and being part of making a significant difference to the lives of New Zealanders.
Provider and Community Services is a business unit within Commissioning and Service Improvement. We commission, procure and contract around 200 service providers for services including victims services, domestic violence services, restorative justice, family dispute resolution and Public Trust services. We are responsible for approval of, and contracts with, 1500 legal aid lawyers and a growing number of external providers who provide services to the courts.
The Senior Advisor establishes and leads operational and strategic relationships with providers and other justice agencies, develops and maintains contracts and standards, and engages with policy development in existing and new initiatives. This role will have a focus on ensuring that services are responsive to the needs of our clients, including the way we procure services for Māori and partner with Māori service providers. The Senior Advisor produces – and coaches others to produce – high quality written work including briefings, consultation papers and communication materials.
To be successful in this role you will:
- be a highly motivated Senior Advisor with solid operational policy skills, a good understanding of the NGO sector and community needs
- have excellent critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skill
- demonstrate experience in designing effective interventions, and procuring, contracting and managing funding relationships with the NGO sector.
- be comfortable working in Te Ao Māori
The role is available until 30 May 2019.
Salary Band: $74,779 - $101,171
To apply, complete the application form, attaching your CV and cover letter. Applications close 5pm Sunday 18 November 2018.