Parliamentary MP Support to Terisa Ngobi, MP

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    2 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 04-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1511012
  • Job Title: Parliamentary MP Support to Terisa Ngobi, MP
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Supporting the running of Terisa Ngobi’s Ōtaki Electorate Office, you will work with Terisa and the team to ensure there is genuine engagement and consultation with Iwi and provide internal tikanga advice and guidance. This role is multifaceted and challenging with no two days the same. You’ll be stepping into an environment that is unique, exciting, and rewarding.

Some of the duties you’ll be responsible for include:

  • Providing guidance in tikanga internally
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships, particularly with local Iwi Maori
  • Managing hui with the various Iwi and Maori community roopu throughout the Ōtaki electorate
  • Ensure messaging, communication and social media reaches Iwi Maori
  • Managing and responding to correspondence and provide advice to constituents within the community

Your friends and whanau describe you as calm, proactive and resilient. It goes without saying you’re someone who’s empathetic and respectful. You will make those you engage with feel heard and supported.

Ideally, you would have a strong grasp of Te Reo Maori and Tikanga and be passionate about engaging with, and have ties to local Maori and Iwi leaders in the community.

As an employee of Parliamentary Service you will be apolitical in your role. Awareness of the political landscape may be beneficial in supporting your MP.

To ensure our people feel supported and enabled to develop their knowledge and careers, you will receive a Parliamentary Service induction which will set you up to succeed within this environment, as well as ongoing learning and development opportunities.

This is an events-based, fixed-term role linked to the MP, working 40 hours per week. Some flexibility in hours will be required.

The appointing salary band for this role is $54,712 to $68,390 per annum. Appointments will be based on your skills and experience.

The Otaki electorate spans from Foxton through to Paraparaumu. While the job will be based in the northern part of the electorate some travel to the southern part will be required at times.

If you’d like to play a key role in supporting your MP within your community, apply now.

Applications close 5pm Sunday, 14 February 2021.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact

The Parliamentary Service appoints on merit and is committed to EEO and good employer principles.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 27022GJ