Advisor and Senior Advisor Internal Culture and Engagement – Oranga Tamariki

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    2 months ago
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  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 02-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1510377
  • Job Title: Advisor and Senior Advisor Internal Culture and Engagement – Oranga Tamariki
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  • Summary:

12 month fixed-term opportunities

About us – Mō mātou

Oranga Tamariki is dedicated to supporting any child in New Zealand whose wellbeing is at significant risk of harm now, or in the future. We also work with young people who may have offended or are likely to offend. We believe in the right environment, with the right people surrounding and nurturing them, any child can, and should flourish.

About the roles – Mō te tūnga

We are now looking for an Advisor and Senior Advisor Internal Culture and Engagement to join our communications and engagement team and support the Professional Practice Group for 12-month periods. Oranga Tamariki is a values driven organisation that is in the middle of an incredible transformation journey and you’ll be key to seeing that journey realised.

Our dynamic communications and engagement team lead the work we need to do to activate the hearts and minds of New Zealanders in order to change lives. You’ll be a master storyteller who enjoys engaging with stakeholders and partners and you will have a natural ability to navigate complex situations with ease.

You will be part of a world class team of Communications and Engagement Advisors based throughout New Zealand ensuring you provide a consistent, strategic ‘voice’ of Oranga Tamariki.

What you will bring – Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu:

  • Strong working knowledge of Te Ao Maori and a proven ability to work effectively within a culturally diverse workplace
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to creatively tell compelling stories
  • Demonstrated experience developing expert communications material
  • Experience with contributing and influencing culture building
  • Ability to establish positive relationships at a high level and to manage complex working relationships
  • An in-depth understanding of how people and organisations function
  • Demonstrated experience at handling high pressure situations with calmness and professionalism
  • Bring with you a fresh way of thinking and new ideas
  • An open mind, curiosity and lots of energy

What’s in it for you – Nōu te rourou

A collaborative, fun-loving team environment; opportunities for professional and personal development; flexible working options.

How to apply – Me pēhea te tuku tono

Apply online with your CV and covering letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about roles, please contact

Applications close on midnight Tuesday, 16 February 2021.

Please review the following position descriptions for further information:

Senior Advisor: