Senior Communications Advisor, Auckland

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 13-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/51607
  • Job Title: Senior Communications Advisor, Auckland
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Utilise your ability to engage and effectively communicate with people
  • Enjoy a flexible working environment and opportunities for career development
  • Full-time, permanent role at $117,000 plus five weeks annual leave and a suite of free insurances

Te Tākinatanga – Our story

Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities brings together the three existing agencies of Housing New Zealand, HLC and KiwiBuild to form a new organisation.

We do amazing, important work. We contribute to thriving communities that provide New Zealanders with good quality, affordable homes. Our work supports people to have good access to jobs, amenities and services as well as improving the wellbeing of current and future generations.

We do this by being a world class public housing provider, and partnering with others to deliver urban development projects.

Ko tā mātou mahi – Our role

We seek a Senior Communications Advisor who will play a critical role in bringing Kāinga Ora’s strategic priorities to life, supporting both internal and external communications.

You will contribute to a culture of open, two-way communication by providing strategic advice and solutions to senior management on communication matters, and through the implementation of best-practice guidelines.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring:

  • Relevant tertiary or communications qualification, coupled with extensive communications experience, including leading communications programmes at programme level
  • Demonstrated aptitude for writing clearly, with the ability to analyse and distil strategic and technical concepts down into simple and clear language
  • Excellent people skills, with strengths in relationship management
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and communicating change
  • Political awareness and sensitivity

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 https://careers.kaingaora.govt.nz/a-great-place-to-work/benefits

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.

Our Values – Kotahitanga – One team

We have important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • Te Ngakau – We trust each other and share ownership
  • Te Atawhai – We care about each other as people
  • Te Koha – Everyone’s contribution matters
  • Te Māhaki – We are humble and genuine
  • Te Ako Tonu – We continually learn and innovate

Tūhono mai – Join us

To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via http://careers.kaingaora.govt.nz

Please note all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via kaingaora.recruit@kaingaora.govt.nz

Applications close on Sunday, 22 March 2020.

We value diversity and are committed to working with each other and our customers in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to the organisation.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 51607GJO.