Senior Advisor – Strategic Partnerships
Shape our approach to Strategic Partnerships
We are looking for an exceptional senior advisor to join our team of partnership professionals. In this role you will develop, lead and coordinate the Ministry’s partnerships programme. You will make sure we are collaborating with others to find solutions for our environment.
You will lead the strategy on key sectors, initially the focussing on Indigenous Biodiversity and our broader Environmental Management System. You will be able to build great relationships internally and externally and help others to do the same. You’ll be politically savvy, and a creative thinker and influencer with an ability to grasp multiple viewpoints. You understand partnerships and are comfortable representing the Ministry and the range of issues we deal with.
Using contemporary engagement techniques, you’ll help the Ministry to partner and engage in ways that allow us to achieve our outcomes. This is a new team with big ambitions. Ideally you will have a track record of implementation, developing new partnerships, engagement on complex problems, and helping people with diverse points of view to collaborate.
Key to success in this position includes:
• demonstrated ability to lead the development and implementation of partnerships and strategic engagement advice, preferably in the Indigenous Biodiversity and broader Environmental Management System areas
• an open mind, curiosity and the ability to deal with ambiguity
• proven ability to work with leaders to translate vision into action
• excellent written and verbal communications skills
The Senior Advisor position description is attached for your information. If you require further information about this position please contact Belinda van Eyndhoven, Acting Manager, Engagement and Partnerships 022 048 2745.
How to apply
Apply online by providing your resume and cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the role.
Applications close on the 25 March 2020