20/077 Senior Advisor Governance

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 25-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: 150486
  • Job Title: 20/077 Senior Advisor Governance
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  • Summary:

Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: Governance Risk and Assurance
Branch: Organisational Strategy and Performance
Salary: $74,194 – $100,381

, Are you looking for an interesting and challenging role in a Department that makes a real difference to the lives of New Zealanders? 

Are you excited about working in a small team to support the Department in making good decisions through good governance practices?

Have you got senior experience providing support and advice to senior leaders?

The governance team provides stewardship and support of the governance system for the Department and is looking for a Senior Advisor Governance. This role supports the Manager Governance in the delivery of an active governance system. It provides a variety of advisory, secretariat and support functions including compiling agendas and drafting minutes. The role also plays a lead role in reviewing systems, recommending enhancements and implementing continuous improvement.  

You ll be part of the Organisational Strategy and Performance Branch; a small branch with a big job.  We provide direction, oversight and leadership across Internal Affairs around risk, assurance, project governance, legal services and strategic planning. 

To be successful in this role, you will: 

Ideally have prior senior experience in providing governance support to boards, committees or senior leadership teams

Have a high standard of written work and an eye for detail

Exercise sound judgement and tact in engaging with a range of stakeholders including the Department s Executive Leadership Team

Have experience building and maintaining strong and effective working relationships 

Be comfortable managing competing deadlines and priorities

Be a team player and enjoy collaborating with others to deliver results.

If this sounds like you, then we would like to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.

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We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:



  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People’s sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government
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Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 8 March 2020
For more information please contact: Kylie Williamson at Kylie.williamson@dia.govt.nz

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