Senior Stakeholder Relationship Managers

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 04-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/50987
  • Job Title: Senior Stakeholder Relationship Managers
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  • Summary:
  • Do you have outstanding engagement and relationship management skills?
  • Enjoy a flexible working environment and opportunities for career development
  • Two full-time, permanent positions, based in Auckland and Whangārei, at $117,000 plus 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

As Senior Stakeholder Relationship Manager you will design and deliver professional engagement practices with communities and stakeholders, and build and manage exceptional strategic partnerships on behalf of the organisation. As a senior member of the team, you will additionally take on some support and mentoring of others in the group and across the organisation.

You will need to have great interpersonal and communication skills, and be passionate about achieving positive results for Kāinga Ora. You’ll also need to be able to utilise your political and strategic nous in helping the organisation to connect and collaborate well with strategic partners.

These are operational, not executive, roles amongst our Auckland team/as our sole team member in the Whangārei office.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring:

  • Extensive relevant community engagement experience at a senior level
  • Ability to operate comfortably in Te Ao Māori
  • The capability to create and maintain exceptional relationships across a diverse range of stakeholders
  • A sound understanding of the machinery of Government
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strategic thinking and a growth mindset

These roles will require both well-developed community networks and regular travel throughout the Auckland/Northland regions respectively.

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 at

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, and to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

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

Please note: all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process.

On offer are two roles, one based in Auckland Central and the other in Whangārei. Please state clearly in your cover letter whether you wish to be considered for the Auckland or Whangārei role.

If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via

Applications close on Monday, 17 February 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 50987GJO.