Principal Advisor Rangatira Relationships

  • Company:
    Kāinga Ora
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
  • Support the building of Rangatira relationships with key Māori organisations
  • Job satisfaction like no other – exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the housing space!
  • Full time, fixed term/secondment opportunity (until January 2022) at $141,450 + 5 weeks/ annual leave (pro rata). Flexible location across Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Mō mātou – Our Organisation

    At Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand’s housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

    What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders’ lives. With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build Aotearoa’s future.

    We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Ko tā mātou mahi – Our Role

    Reporting to the Director Rangatira Relationships, this role will engage with iwi and rōpū to support the establishment of executive-level relationships with key organisations. Ensuring the right tools are in place, supporting the development of stakeholder engagement strategies and plans and maintaining a helicopter view of Kāinga Ora’s key relationships with Māori, will be paramount.

    This role will provide both thought leadership and hands-on delivery to ensure the success of the Rangatira Relationships function.

    Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring

  • Proven experience working with Māori organisations and a track record in supporting successful relationships with a range of Māori groups, particularly at the senior and executive level
  • Experience/a sound understanding of housing and its associated challenges is advantageous
  • Demonstrable ability in stakeholder engagement planning, coordination and facilitation
  • Experience working as a conduit to empower and enable strong relationships internally across large organisations
  • Naturally, you will be competent in tikanga Māori, with an inherent understanding of the implications of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its respective interpretations by iwi/hapu.
  • Nōu te rourou – What’s in it for you?

    We offer competitive salaries, five weeks’ annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here . 

    As a Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities. 

    Ō Tātou Uara – Our Values

    Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are:

  • Manaakitanga – People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi – Better Together
  • Whanake – Be Bold