Stakeholder Engagement Advisor (He Poutama Rangatahi)

  • Company:
    NZ Gov MBIE
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Newly created position within the Provincial Development Unit, supporting the He Poutama Rangatahi (HPR) ProgrammeUse your understanding of the labour market to contribute to this high profile programme of workWork alongside various agencies, industry, Iwi and community stakeholdersPermanent opportunity, Auckland basedSalary range $91K – $113K depending on experienceAbout the role.The Senior Engagement Advisor role is part of the He Poutama Rangatahi Programme (HPR) which provides support to rangatahi aged 15-24 who are most at risk of long-term unemployment and may be in need of more individualised, ongoing support to connect to training and employment. Through supporting local organisations, He Poutama Rangatahi seeks to deliver sustained employment outcomes for rangatahi by providing young people and employers with the tools and intensive support needed to help rangatahi into sustainable employment.As the Stakeholder Engagement Advisor, you will use your strong relationship management skills to work alongside sector stakeholders, co-designing and developing collaborative solutions that meet the needs of stakeholders and achieve culturally responsive HPR programme outcomes.You will also provide sound advice to stakeholders around the skills and labour market issues to support engagements, using advanced analysis and modelling to uncover challenges, identify trends and bring stories to life.In this role you will also assist He Poutama Rangatahi applicants with the design, planning and delivery of applications as well as providing support to the He Poutama team to develop an approach to engagements, monitoring and reporting on the progress of current applications as well as scoping of possible future applications.He Poutama Rangatahi sits within the Provincial Development Unit which supports the three billion dollar Provincial Growth Fund. This is a cross government initiative with the aim of ensuring people living all over NZ can reach their full potential by helping build a regional economy that is sustainable, inclusive and productive.Skills and experience required:We are keen to hear from you if you have:an understanding of the dynamics around supply and demand for labour, and the role of governmentan appreciation for the priorities of industry and businessan ability to quickly build credible relationships across teams and organisations/ government officials and industry stakeholdersadvanced analytics and modelling skillsstrong influencing and negotiation skillsproven experience planning projects and delivering outcomes in a complex political environmentthe ability to solve problems and get things done, maintaining momentum through challengeexcellent communications skills – both written and spokenmachinery of government experience and knowledgeThe legal right to live and work in New ZealandPlease note this recruitment process may include a short automated online interview.Why work for us?Developing our staff is a key focus for MBIE. We aim to create a culture where staff are empowered to bring fresh perspectives to issues and to think outside the box. Being the largest policy shop in NZ, MBIE offers significant opportunity for developing experience across a broad variety of areas. We encourage excellence and proactively support development through on-the-job learning, training courses, conferences and seminars, development programmes, secondments, rotations to other branches and study opportunities.About MBIE:The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to Grow New Zealand for All. Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.Mahi Tahi – Better TogetherMaia – Bold and bravePae Kahurangi – Build our FuturePono Me Te Tika – Own ItHow to apply:Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website. You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.Email Jo Smith at joanne.smith@mbie.govt.nz quoting ref MBIE/1471587 if you have any further questions.Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 9th September 2020.