Senior National Support Advisor

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    2 weeks ago
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  • Category: Business Analysts
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 16-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: DOC/300/5021
  • Job Title: Senior National Support Advisor
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An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Advisor within the Partnerships National Support Unit.

This is permanent a full-time position commencing January 2021, based in Wellington this the successful candidate will provide high quality support and advice to the Partnerships Group to enable significant conservation growth. The role would suit someone keen to further develop their strategic thinking, analysis and problem solving in an evolving working environment.


He angitūtanga: About the Role

As our next National Support, Senior Advisor, you will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including:

  • Analysis of complex data to inform prioritisation of work and resource allocation
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of Partnerships Group systems, including for work delivery and measurement
  • Assisting with analysis, reporting and assurance to a range of customers and audiences, including national reporting systems
  • Coordinating and monitor internal business systems and reporting
  • Support Partnerships Directors and Managers on the management of projects and their strategic alignment
  • Undertake work planning for the Director, National Support and support work planning for the Partnerships Group


He kōrero mōu: What we are looking for someone with the following skills,


  • Situational awareness  
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Demonstrating understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Curiosity
  • Engaging others, connects with others, builds trust and listens


  • Political savvy: shows political awareness
  • Developing others
  • Courageousness, a willingness to speak up
  • Self-awareness and agility


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What’s in it for you?

This role is a part of a small team providing expertise and advice to staff across the country. The Partnerships Group is focused on the cutting edge of conservation from establishing programmes of work across vast landscapes to unlocking the potential of conservation that is within communities across the country.

A fantastic supportive and collaborative working environment. Being the multiple award winner of the most attractive employer in the public sector (and second overall) with an average turnover beyond 10 years, we know people generally really enjoy working with us!

We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.

We highly value the new expertise and fresh perspectives brought into the organisation. This is your chance to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

Excellent development opportunities across the Partnerships group.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.

Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements above. 

For any enquiry, please contact Joe Hopkirk,, or telephone 64 27 201 3936, quoting vacancy 3000/ 5021

Applications close at 5pm, on Monday 30 November 2020.

DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. We offer a range of flexible working options depending on the needs of the role and its work context.