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Kaitohutohu Mahinga me te Rautaki Mātāmua / Senior Advisor Strategy and Performance

Date:  19-Sep-2022
Location: 

Canterbury, NZ Wellington, NZ

 

Te Mana Whakamaru Tamariki Motuhake, the Independent Children’s Monitor, monitors the Oranga Tamariki System, highlighting areas that will drive continuous improvement and support improving outcomes for children and young people, particularly tamariki Māori. Our review, analysis and reporting provides regular, robust and independent insights on the performance of the System to a range of audiences including Ministers, government agencies, iwi, non-government agencies, whānau and individuals.

Kaitohutohu Mahinga me te Rautaki Mātāmua / Senior Advisor Strategy and Performance

 

 

Permanent, fulltime, Wellington (preferred) however Christchurch based could be considered

 

•    Provide support and advice across the organisation
•    Enhance organisational performance through a range of deliverables
•    Be part of supporting improved outcomes for our tamariki and rangatahi

 

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Te Mana Whakamaru Tamariki Motuhake, the Independent Children’s Monitor, monitors the State care system, providing insights that will drive continuous improvement and improve outcomes for tamariki (children) and rangatahi (young people), particularly tamariki Māori. We are a growing organisation and will number around 60 kaimahi at full strength.  

 

The Kaitohutohu Mahinaga me te Rautaki Mātāmua/Senior Advisor Strategy and Performance works with the Principal Advisor Strategy and Performance to support the leadership team in all matters relevant to the responsibilities of being a departmental agency.  This includes supporting the development of regular and ad hoc reports, maintaining the risk and issues register, supporting budget processes, and responding to OIAs as well as other governance processes. 

 

As part of the Performance, Policy and Practice team the Senior Advisor will work with their colleagues to continuously improve the functions of the Monitor.  They will work with the Principal Advisor on the development and maintenance of corporate policies, procedures and other guidance and tools. 

 

The team has a broad range of functions and responsibilities including ministerial and executive services and organisational governance, report writing, internal operational and corporate policy and associated guidance and tools, learning and development, and continuous improvement across the organisation.  

 

We are looking for:

 

•    Strong relationship management skills
•    Experience with supporting machinery of government and ministerial services
•    Knowledge of legislative processes and statutory obligations
•    Analytical thinking and attention to detail
•    Relevant qualifications in social sector/human services or other equivalent experience  
•    A collaborative, open style, and a positive outlook

 

Our values are Kia Māia – to be Courageous; Kia Pono, Kia Tika – to be Trustworthy; Manaaki – to be Respectful; and Kia Huritao – to be Reflective.  We are looking for people who share these values to join us.   

 

We are supportive of flexible working arrangements.

 

You can find out more about the Monitor at www.icm.org.nz.  

If you have any questions, please contact shane.whitfield033@icm.org.nz    

 

Salary range: $80,884 - $121,325

 

 

 

How to apply

 

To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  

Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key responsibilities listed in the position description. 

All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at jobs@msd.govt.nz

Internal ICM Employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.

Closing date:   2 October 2022

 

Joining us 


Our values are Kia Māia – to be Courageous; Kia Pono, Kia Tika – to be Trustworthy; Manaaki – to be Respectful; and Kia Huritao – to be Reflective. We are looking for people who share these values to join us.

You can find out more about the Monitor at www.icm.org.nz.


If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.

 

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