Senior Advisor Internal Culture and Engagement – Oranga Tamariki

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    4 months ago
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    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 22-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/29589
  • Job Title: Senior Advisor Internal Culture and Engagement – Oranga Tamariki
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Senior Advisor Internal Culture and Engagement – Oranga Tamariki
Fixed Term


E kimi ana mātou i tētahi tangata ngākau whiwhita, tangata aumangea mātanga whakapātanga hoki, kia hono atu ai ki tā mātou rōpū whakapātanga.

He tūranga ārahi hei whakawhanake, whakatinana hoki i ngā mahi whakapātanga, hei taunaki hoki i te ture 7AA, ngā kaimahi me ā mātou rōpū whaipānga (rōpū māori, tauiwi hoki)

Mēnā ko koe tētahi tangata taurikura ki roto i ngā momo wero, ngā momo taumahatanga o ēnei mahi, kei a koe hoki ngā mōhiotanga ki ngā panonitanga o ngā whakapātanga, a rautaki, a tātai hoki, koinei pea te tūranga mahi māu


We’re looking for an experienced, passionate and resilient senior communications professional to join our Communications and Engagement team.

This role will lead the development and implementation of a communications approach to support the realisation of s7AA with staff and our stakeholders (including Maori and non-Maori partners).

If you thrive in complex and challenging environments, have experience in change communications, and can operate at both a strategic and tactical level, this could be the role for you.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of the transformation of Oranga Tamariki, and you’ll come to work every day knowing you’re making a real difference for tamariki and whānau.  

Ideally you’ll be based in Wellington, but other locations may be considered. This is a fixed-term one year contract.


To be successful in this role you will:

•    Have experience working in complex and challenging environments 
•    Be skilled at building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
•    Be adept at developing practical and achievable communications and engagement strategies
•    Be able to deliver high quality content to tight deadlines across a range of channels 
•    Be a collaborative, team player who is passionate about making a difference 
•    Have a thorough understanding of te ao Māori
•    Proficiency in Te Reo Māori would be an advantage
•    Be resilient and flexible 

We Offer

•    The opportunity to be part of the transformation of the childrens’ system
•    A supportive, high-performing and fun team environment 
•    Flexible work hours and a genuine commitment to wellbeing 
•    The opportunity to push and challenge yourself in a complex environment



About us:
All tamariki and rangatahi deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard, and be surrounded by loving whānau. At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we’re on a journey to ensure that it happens.


How to apply:
Apply online with your CV and cover letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any questions about the role, please contact


Applications close 31 October 2019