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Advisor Partnering for Outcomes - Oranga Tamariki


Southland, NZ

Advisor - Partnering for Outcomes

Full Time, Permanent or Fixed Term, Dunedin or Invercargill


Do you want to improve outcomes for at-risk children? Join our Ministry and influence change for all New Zealanders
About us:
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children is the Ministry that supports the most at-risk children and young people in New Zealand. Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of these children and young people. In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount. The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.



About the role:
The Advisor PFO position offers an exciting opportunity to engage with and support providers and communities at a regional and local level to improve outcomes for at-risk children their families and communities. 


You will be supporting the provision of services to families and communities by developing and managing contracts with those who provide the services, monitoring of performance will include a strong focus on outcomes being achieved and supporting commissioning approach.
Your excellent communication skills will enable you to engage with stakeholders and build strong relationships. An important focus of this role is to facilitate Oranga Tamariki’s commissioning approach - the ability to work and lead in a collaborative and innovative way in cross-agency settings, undertake needs and resource assessment, plan and collaboratively design new responses to defined problems / issues, execute or procure, manage performance and evaluate outcomes. Knowledge of collaborative design, collective impact, coordination, delivery or contracting of social services would be useful.

In return we offer:

We offer a dedicated supportive team and the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi. Flexible working arrangements and discounts on Southern Cross Insurances and Westpac Banking. 

We are in the unique opportunity to be flexible in offering either a permanent or fixed term/ secondment opportunity. If you want to be part of changing the way New Zealand supports our tamariki please apply now.


How to apply:
All applications must be made online by clicking ‘apply’, please include a CV and covering letter in your application. 
Internal applicants – please apply through myHR. If you have any queries, please contact Andrew Howard;
Applications Close: Thursday 13th August 2020      #LI-ORG


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