Principal Advisor

  • Company:
    New Zealand Government
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
  • Category:

Join the Governance Capability team in a senior roleLead projects, provide leadership and tactical adviceAuckland CBD locationHe angitūtanga: The opportunityWe have a great opportunity for you to join our Governance Capability team. The team supports staff and elected members to build governance capability which is all about making robust decisions for Auckland and Aucklanders. We work in partnership with people from across council and the wider council group.In this role you will help lead, develop and implement a complex, cross-organisation programme to lift the quality of advice and support provided to decision-makers (elected and appointed). You will develop and implement evaluation frameworks and communication strategies for the programme. You’re encouraged to contribute your innovative ideas to the quality advice programme and the work of the wider team.He kōrero mōu: About youYour background will likely include previous experience in a policy or advisory role where you have gained excellent knowledge of local government. Strong programme and project management skills are ideal, as is experience with culture change and managing relationships in complex organisations.Tertiary qualifications in Public Policy, Economics, Law, Planning, Business or similar will suit this role. Your analytical, critical evaluation and conceptual thinking skills will see you able to think through issues and maintain a strategic perspective. You are someone who delivers results.With a real interest in developing others, you will be able to engage your audience and take them on the journey with you. As a natural collaborator you will develop effective relationships with senior managers, staff, elected members and stakeholders (internal/external), to help achieve the programme’s goals and objective.Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: what we offerAuckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are committed to environmental action and green growth to achieve our vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city.In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many. You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted leisure centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts.Applications close: 20 September 2021.Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.