Principal Advisor Pacific

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 days ago
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  • Job Type: Secondment
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 17-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1496702
  • Job Title: Principal Advisor Pacific
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  • Summary:
Principal Advisor Pacific
  • Varied, challenging and highly rewarding role
  • Work to make a positive difference for New Zealand Pacific clients, families and communities
  • Join a revitalised and exciting team!
  • Secondment to June 2021    

The Māori, Communities and Partnerships Group is responsible for building capability across MSD to support the aspirations of Maori, Pacific and Migrant population groups, connecting and collaborating to build effective partnerships and community approaches that achieve better outcomes for those who most need our support.


The Principal Advisor Pacific will provide high level strategic, technical and analytical leadership for the Pacific and Community Capability Programmes Group and the wider Ministry to gather and share insights and advice on how to make it easier for Pacific to engage with the Ministry and for the Ministry to become more effective in the delivery of services for Pacific clients, families and communities.  


To be successful in the role, you will have the following:

  • In-depth Knowledge of Pacific networks and Community Capability
  • Demonstrated leadership or project management experience
  • Extensive client service knowledge
  • Excellent ability at building and maintaining effective relationships
  • Skills in research and analysis and the ability to communicate these effectively
  • Clear concise written and verbal skills 


In this role you will be influential amongst Pacific community networks and drive improvements that will ultimately improve the lives and outcomes of Pacific people.  If this sounds like you, apply now.  


How to apply


To apply, click the ‘Apply Now’ button, complete the online application form and submit your CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for this role.


All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at 


Applications close Monday 30th November 2020


Joining us


Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.


If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.