21/067 Project Adviser

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Project/Procurement/Risk Assurance
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 31-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: 152483
  • Job Title: 21/067 Project Adviser
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Type: Fixed Term (Until 30 June 2023)
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Branch: Office of Ethnic Communities 
Salary: $66,312 – $89,715


Project Adviser (fixed term to 30 June 2023) 

  • We re looking for someone to support an exciting, new, and high-profile project: the Ethnic Communities Graduate Programme. 
  • If you re interested in making a difference for New Zealand s ethnic communities, adding diversity to the Public Service, and working on a challenging project, we d love to hear from you. 
  • Bring your project support expertise and your ability to work effectively and at pace with a diverse set of stakeholders. 

The Office of Ethnic Communities is the principal advisor to the Government on ethnic diversity related matters. We seek to support the needs and aspirations of ethnically diverse communities throughout Aotearoa New Zealand, and play a key role in ensuring views are represented in the development of policy and operational initiatives across the public sector. 

This position is one of two roles (the other being a Project Manager) that have been established to develop, launch, and manage the Ethnic Communities Graduate Programme. This Programme aims to provide meaningful employment opportunities in the Public Service for skilled and qualified people from New Zealand s ethnic communities, who typically face a range of barriers to employment and career progression. The Project Manager and Project Adviser will be involved in the full project cycle of the Graduate Programme: agreeing placements with participating agencies, recruiting graduates, ensuring that graduates have a fulfilling experience, and evaluating the impact of the Programme. 

The Office is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes and are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access. We are keen to hear from applicants who can represent or demonstrate working for people from Aotearoa New Zealand s ethnic communities. 

The Office of Ethnic Communities is part of the Department of Internal Affairs. To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we’re a great place to work, click here.

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


Applications close: 5pm, Friday 14 February 2021
For more information please contact: Rose Viane on 04 494 5784 or at oecvacancy@dia.govt.nz
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