Kaitohutohu Matua Hononga Māori – Te Uru Rākau – Principal Advisor Māori Engagement
Wellington or Rotorua Based
Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role
He tūranga hou tēnei e whai mana ana, e whai takohanga ana mō te tautoko i te whakapānga atu o Te Uru Rākau ki te ao Māori mō ngā mahi ngāherehere i Aotearoa.
This pivotal, newly created influential role is responsible for supporting the successful positive engagement between Te Uru Rākau and Māori throughout Forestry in Aotearoa
Ko te tino kaupapa o tēnei tūranga, ko te whakarite, ko te ārahi hoki i te hoahoatanga me te whakatinanatanga o te rautaki whakapānga, whai hononga hoki o Te Uru Rākau ki ngā iwi me Ngāi Māori puta noa i Aotearoa, ko te tautoko hoki i te Rautaki Māori whānui o Te Manatū Ahu Matua.
The essence of this role is to develop and lead the design and implementation of the Te Uru Rākau engagement and partnership strategy with iwi and Māori across Aotearoa and supporting the wider MPI Maori Strategy.
Ka tino tau tō mātau Kaitohutohu Matua ki ngā mahi whakatipu pūmanawa Māori ki roto o Te Uru Rākau, ki ngā mahi ā-tikanga hoki i ā mātau hui nui.
Our Principal Advisor will thrive in building Māori cultural capability within Te Uru Rākau and supporting key events.
He huarahi tēnei e mahi ai koe ki ngā kaimahi a Te Uru Rākau kei ngā taumata katoa e whakatutukitia ai ō mātau kawenga e pā ana ki Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whakahaere ngā mahi whakapānga kia ahu whakamua me te whakarite kaupapahere, hātepe, kawa hoki e whai tikanga ana.
This is an opportunity to work with Te Uru Rākau staff at all levels to ensure our obligations to the Treaty of Waitangi are met. Through implementing proactive, positive engagement and culturally appropriate policies, processes and protocols.
Ka riro mā te Kaitohutohu Matua e tautoko ngā rangatira o Te Uru Rākau ki roto i ngā mahi e pā ana ki ngā hui, ki ngā kaupapa Minita, ki ngā hononga whānui o te Karauna ki a Ngāi Māori. Ka āta mahi tahi hoki ki ētahi atu Kaitohutohu o roto o Te Manatū Ahu Matua.
The Principal Advisory role supports Te Uru Rākau Senior Leaders with actions relating to Hui’s, Ministerial events and the broader Crown-Māori relationship and will work closely with other advisors across MPI.
Mōu – About You
You will bring with you significant experience working with working with iwi, hapu and Māori. Ideally in the Forestry arena.
With your deep understanding of Māori tikanga, you will possess the ability to develop an understanding of the mana whenua interests within Te Uru Rākau.
Experience in building Māori cultural capability in a complex or large organisation.
At least 3 years’ experience in a cultural advisory role in a complex or large organisation, a local authority or government.
Expert knowledge of Te Ao Māori worldview and Tikanga Māori and working effectively with government and a wide range of groups.
Expert knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Government obligations including understanding of key legislation, the Crown’s obligations to Māori under the Treaty of Waitangi and other statutes as they relate to natural resources.
Proficient in te reo Māori
Natural ability to communicate Māori perspectives and values to non-Māori audiences.
Political awareness and skill in dealing with sensitive and confidential issues (including bi-cultural sensitivity).
Mō Te Uru Rākau – About Te Uru Rākau
Ko te mahi ngahere tētahi o ngā ahumatua tino angitu rawa o te motu. Ko tā Te Uru Rākau, he wāhanga nō te Manatū Ahu Matua, he whakapiki i tēnei angitutanga e hangā ai he rāngai ngahere e toitū ana, e auaha ana, e tipu tonu ana me te urutau tonu.
Forestry is one of our country’s most successful primary industries. Te Uru Rākau, a branch within the Ministry for Primary Industries, builds on this success to create a sustainable and innovative forestry sector that continues to grow and adapt.
Kei tōna tau tuarua a Te Uru Rākau kei te neke whakamua me āna mahi hei whakatutuki i ngā manako o te Kāwanatanga mō ngā mahi ngāherehere.
Te Uru Rākau business unit is into the second year of operation and is making significant progress towards delivering in line with the Government’s ambitions for forestry.
He rōpū whakahīkaka, kanorau hoki a Te Uru Rākau engari kotahi tonu te whāinga hei whakapiki i ngā huanga hapori, taiao, ōhanga hoki o Aotearoa.
Our dynamic and diverse Te Uru Rākau team all share the common goal of improving the social, environmental and economic outcomes for New Zealand.
Mō te roanga atu o ngā kōrero mō Te Uru Rākau me ā mātau mahi, me pāwhiri ki [konei].
To find out more about Te Uru Rākau and what we do, click here.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua – About MPI
Kei te tautoko a Te Manatū Ahu Matua i ngā mahi hei hāpai i ngā huarahi hoko taonga ki tāwāhi mō ngā rāngai ahumatua, hei whakapiki i ngā huanga o te rāngai, hei whakatau kei te haumaru ngā kai e mahi ana mātau, hei whakanui i ngā whakamahinga rawa e toitū ana, hei tautiaki i a Aoteaora i nga whakamōrearea koiora.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.
Mō te roanga atu o ngā kōrero mō Te Manatū Ahu Matua me ā mātau mahi, me pāwhiri ki [konei].
To find out more about MPI and what we do, click here.
Kei te pīrangi ngā kaitono ki te mōhio he aha ō mātau tino painga
He ngangahau, he kanorau, he whai wāhi hoki te ahurea o Te Uru Rākau. He matatika mātau i ō mātau whanonga, ka whakatairanga i ngā huarahi ōrite mō te katoa. Ka tukua e mātau he hōtaka whakangungu, he huarahi hoki e whakapiki ai ngā kaimahi i ō rātau pūkenga kia rite ki ngā taumata mahi o te ao.
Te Uru Rākau enjoy a vibrant, diverse and inclusive culture. We are fair in our behaviour and our policies promote equal opportunity for all. We provide training programmes and opportunities for people to continuously improve their skill sets and keep up to date with global best practices.
Ngā hua o te mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua– Benefits of working at MPI
Modern offices close to Wellington Railway Station (Include Rotorua option)
Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
Wellness benefit for employees
Comprehensive one-week MPI Induction Programme
Free annual flu vaccination
Flexible working Wā Mahi Ngāwari (we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to Apply
Kia kitea mai he kōrero anō mō te Manatū Ahu Matua me ā mātau mahi, me pāwhiri mai ki konei.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here
Kia tirotiro koe i te tātai tūranga, kia tono mai hoki ki tēnei tūranga, (me te tuiku mai hoki i te reta whakamārama me tētahi tātai tangata), me pāwhiri koe i te “APPLY NOW”, me toro mai rānei ki te Whārangi Whai Mahi o te Manatū Ahu Matua. Mō ā mātau mahi whai tono, tuku pūrongo, me tae katoa mai ngā tono ki tā mātau pae ipurangi mō te whai mahi.
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
E taea ai te kaitono te uiui mō tēnei tūranga, me āhei ia kia uiuitia ki Aoteroa, mā te Skype rānei.
In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be available to interview within New Zealand or via Skype.
Me tono mai me tētahi Reta Whakamārama me te Tātai Tangata
Please apply with a detailed Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae
Ka kati ngā tono ā te: 8 o Poutūterangi 2020
The closing date is: 8th March 2020
Mehemea he pātai āu mō te tūranga, me whakapā mai ki:
If you have any questions about the role, contact:
Jane Ransfield, Kaitohutohu Rapu Kaimahi Matua, email@example.com
Kei te ū te Manatū Ahu Matua ki te whakawhiwhi atu i te taiao mahi e tauawhi ana, e tautoko ana i te whai wāhitanga me te kanorautanga. Ka āwhina mai ō pūkenga me ō wheako motuhake i a mātau ki te whakawhiwhi atu i te ratonga tino pai ki ngā hapori o Aotearoa. Ka whakawhiwhia koe ki tētahi taiao mahi e tauawhi ana, e tāwariwari ana me tētahi rōpū mahi e kanorau ana, ka āhei hoki koe ki te whakawhanake i tō aramahi ki Aotearoa me tāwāhi hoki. Tēnei mātau ka whakamanawa atu ki ngā tono mai i ngā momo tāngata katoa. Mehemea kei te hiahia koe ki ētahi momo tautoko, whai wāhitanga ranei, me whakamōhio mai hei te wā ka tuku mai koe i tō tono kia āwhina ai mātau i a koe ki roto i te hātepe tono.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications 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.