Advisor or Senior Advisor, Capability and Culture

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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    5 days ago
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  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 18-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/305A
  • Job Title: Advisor or Senior Advisor, Capability and Culture
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Advisor or Senior Advisor Capability and Culture

The Office of the Auditor-General | Te Mana Arotake(the Office) is focused on significantly enhancing its influence and impact on the public sector to deliver better results for Aotearoa New Zealand. The Office is dedicated to making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders. Over the next few years, we’re expecting to deliver more outputs, and we want our work to have greater impact in the future.

We have an exciting opportunity for a six month fixed term in our People and Capability team. Do you thrive on making a real difference to the employee experience? Do you enjoy building people’s capability to maximise their potential? Is the opportunity to challenge and influence something that motivates you? If you’ve answered “Yes”, then this could be the role for you!

We’re looking for a self-starting innovator who knows the value of good relationships and can work with the business to identify, develop, and implement capability and culture initiatives that will deliver outstanding results throughout the Office. Coaching and supporting people at all levels in the Office will be second nature to you. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to roll their sleeves up, build solutions themselves, and work with external subject-matter experts to achieve desired outcomes. We are interested in how you and your experience will add to our People and Capability team.

Some of the aspects to be successful in this role are:

  • significant experience in designing, developing, and delivering capability and organisational development initiatives, activities, and programmes;
  • experience in building diversity or cultural capability;
  • strong ability to manage priorities while driving a variety of activities and deadlines with sharp attention to detail and quality;
  • an innovative approach to problem solving; and
  • most importantly, a great sense of humour!

Desired experience:

  • eLearning creation specifically using Articulate software;
  • extensive use of Learning Management systems; and
  • development of leadership capabilities/programmes.

Our benefits

  • Learning and development opportunities
  • We support flexible working

What we stand for

People matter | Our independence is critical | We act with integrity and courage | We’re here to make a difference


We need a more diverse workforce that reflects contemporary New Zealand. We strongly welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process. 

For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or

To find out more about us, see our websites: and

You must apply online through (you’ll find the application form and position description there, too).

Apply now, as this advert may close early if we find what we are looking for.

Applications close Wednesday 2 December 2020.