Senior Adviser Monitoring Agency Relationships

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Communications and Public Relations
  • Location: Wellington (Te Whanganui a Tara)
  • Date Advertised: 28-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1508129
  • Job Title: Senior Adviser Monitoring Agency Relationships
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:

This is an exciting time to join our organisation as we embark on a journey of transformation in line with our bold organisational strategy Hōkai Rangi: one that builds on the good things that are already happening, learns from doing, and, most importantly, innovates to find new and alternative ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes with Māori and their whānau. 

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment? Do you have strong writing and communication skills? Then come join our team.

If you thrive on variety and enjoy being faced with new challenges every day, we have a great opportunity for you! The Monitoring Agency Relationships team within our Ministerial Services team respond to requests for information from a diverse range of organisations and people. As the Senior Adviser, Monitoring Agency Relationships you will support the provision of relationship management, advice and coordination of services and support to ensure effective Department-wide action and responses to the views and recommendations of the Ombudsman, Privacy Commissioner, Human Rights Commission, Health and Disability Commissioner, Children’s Commissioner and other external stakeholders as required.

 Mōu | About you 

If you are looking for a role that enables you to work with a wide variety of stakeholders, both internally across our complex organisation and externally, this is the role for you. Bring a collaborative working style, and some experience in writing official correspondence, and build a career in an organisation engaged in making life better for people in our care and for all New Zealanders.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

We’re looking for someone who thrives on challenge and variety. If this sounds like you and you have:  

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • An awareness of trend and issues and the complex Corrections environment
  • The ability to encourage and lead cooperative efforts
  • A talent for developing and maintaining a broad range of strategic relationships
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Initiative, self-management and desire to achieve team and organisation objectives.  

The salary range for this role is $91,953 – $129.816. Appointment will be based on skills and experience relevant to the role.  

Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace.  We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people in our care, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.  As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to inform how we work and deliver the outcomes outlined in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, submit your tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for wanting to join Ara Poutama and highlighting your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities essential to this role. Applications close on the 17th of February at 11pm. 

For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site.  If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit or email our team at