Implementation Advisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 06-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/1431509
  • Job Title: Implementation Advisor
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  • Summary:

Implementation Advisor – 18 Month Fixed Term Position


A unique 18 month fixed term opportunity to be part of a small, newly formed team within Historic Claims.


  • Ability to apply project management skills to the implementation of a new claims process
  • Working collaboratively towards achieving a claimant centric approach in the social sector


About the Historic Claims team


MSD is responsible for the Historic Claims process.  The Historic Claims team work with people who have been abused in State care, in particular the care of Child, Youth and Family and its predecessors, to address their concerns without them needing to resort to civil litigation.


MSD recently reviewed the way the historic claims process worked, undertaking a robust and far reaching consultation with current and previous claimants and key stakeholders. This has resulted in a commitment to growing and adjusting the Historic Claims team with a focus on operating within the principles of Tikanga Māori; Mana, Aroha, Whakapapa, Whānaungatanga, Manaakitanga and Pono.  



About the role


You will work with the Programme Manager to support the implementation of the new historic claims service design. Using programme management tools, you will assist in the development of a work programme for implementing all the elements of the service design that is prioritised according to strategic needs and with realistic timeframes for delivery.


We are looking for people who have:


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills – able to analyse data and write reports with recommendations based on this analysis
  • Ability to write to a high standard
  • Experience in and knowledge of the public sector reporting processes and systems requirements
  • Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and the development of a service that is culturally responsive and incorporates an understanding of Te Ao Māori
  • Relevant tertiary or post graduate qualification is desirable and experience in the social services or government sector



Remuneration range


The salary range for this role is $72,969 to $109,454 (mid-point is $91,211).





We have a strong focus on people’s wellbeing and work life balance. Our team consists of passionate individuals who are supportive and encouraging of one another. We pride ourselves on having a friendly and fun working environment and focus on developing our staff to reach their full potential.





  • Large organization with excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunities to directly influence Ministers




How to Apply


Please apply through your myHR portal at work. This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate. All applications must be made online.


Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience and capability relates to the competencies listed in the position description.


Applications close:


19 November 2019