Policy Advisor – Te Arawhiti

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  • Category: Advisor
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 28-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1449911
  • Job Title: Policy Advisor – Te Arawhiti
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Policy Advisor, Chief Executive’s Office, National Office


At the Office for Māori Crown Relations – Te Arawhiti, there’s an opportunity for you to be part of a team that shapes New Zealand’s future.

The Office for Māori Crown Relations – Te Arawhiti

Te Arawhiti is a new Crown agency dedicated to fostering strong, ongoing and effective relationships with Māori across government. We do this by negotiating the settlement of historical Treaty of Waitangi claims (Te Kāhui Whakatau), engaging with applicants under the Marine and Coastal Area Act (Te Kāhui Takutai Moana), ensuring the durability of historical Treaty settlements (Te Kāhui Whakamana), and improving the health of the Māori Crown relationship (Te Kāhui Hīkina). 

The Role

We’re looking for a talented and motivated Policy Advisor to work in the Chief Executive’s Office. We welcome applications for permanent, fixed term or secondment opportunities into this role.

The Policy Advisor supports the effective and efficient operation of the Office of the Chief Executive Te Arawhiti. You work with the Principal Business Adviser and Senior Executive Support to ensure the Chief Executive has the support and advice required to fulfil their roles, both internally to lead Te Arawhiti and externally in leading the Māori Crown relations system in the public service.

Your responsibilities will include: • Providing support on reports, presentations, ministerial correspondence and media responses as required by the Chief Executive • Provide relevant information and identify key issues in response to Ministerial Correspondence and Parliamentary Questions • Provide Coordination and support for Te Arawhiti’s relationships with the Minister’s Office

We’re looking for hard-working, talented and motivated people to join Te Arawhiti.  Our work is high-profile, fast-paced and rewarding.  If this sounds like you, we’d love you to join our great team. 

When you join us we’ll provide you with experiences, variety and challenges that will enhance your career.  You’ll develop your leadership skills by contributing to the broader capability of the office.

The salary range for this position is $61,132 – $86,303.

How to apply

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description at the site, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

For tracking purposes, all applications must be submitted via our online process.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 6 March 2020.

For any queries, please email recruitment@justice.govt.nz