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Advisor Governance

Date:  13-May-2022
Location: 

Wellington, NZ

About us
 

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
 
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
 
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
 
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.

 

 

Advisor Governance -

Te Pae Tawhiti Transformation Programme

 

 

•    Provide advice and support
•    Be part of an exciting transformation journey for MSD
•    Must be Wellington based.  Permanent or secondment/fixed term

 

 

Te Pae Tawhiti – Our Future is about the Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) future role and how we can make a bigger and better difference for New Zealanders.  Te Pae Tawhiti transformation programme will deliver services that are easier, more accessible and integrated across employment, housing and income support with greater use of partnering.

 

 

Achieving our Te Pae Tawhiti vision will be a long-term journey for MSD.  

 

 

Our Advisor Governance will support the Transformation Office team to make connections between the Programme and the MSD Governance Committees and support the Ministry’s governance system to help achieve organisational outcomes.
   

 

You will be responsible for:

 

 

•    Identifying enhancements to the Te Pae Tawhiti Programme governance system
•    Agenda setting, facilitation and quality assurance and distribution of papers
•    Secretariat functions and reporting

 

 

This is a critical role in the Te Pae Tawhiti transformation programme.  Therefore, demonstrated experience in a similar position is necessary, ideally complemented with a strong understanding and knowledge of government processes.

 

 

Your excellent communication, analytical and relationship management skills will hold you in good stead for this challenging and rewarding role.

 

 

You’ll be action-focused with an emphasis on speed and efficiency and have a high standard of business acumen. 

 

 

Be part of shaping the future direction of MSD.  While this is a permanent opportunity, we are open to secondment/fixed term options if preferred by the candidate.  Please note this in your cover letter if applicable.

 

 

We will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates whilst advertising, so be in quick with your application!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Closing date:  29 June 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Joining us


Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.


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.

 

MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires employees to be fully vaccinated.