Principal Advisor, Māori | Multiple Locations
Principal Advisor, Māori
- Ensure Māori across the country are actively engaged in NZUP
- Bring your strong relationship management and communication skills to the project team
- Auckland/Wellington based
Ko wai mātou | About us
At Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation's performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.
The focus of the Transport Services group is to provide, improve and maintain an integrated land transport system to effectively enable people-centred, technology-enabled, system focused transport services, in partnership with other system providers
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
As the Principal Advisor, Māori, you will be supporting The New Zealand Upgrade Programme (NZUP). This programme of work reflects the Government's $6.8 billion investment across road, rail, public transport and walking and cycling infrastructure. We have this opportunity to upgrade the transport infrastructure in our six main growth areas - Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, Canterbury and Queenstown.
In this role, it will be your job to to ensure Māori across the country are actively engaged in NZUP and its outcomes. This role will develop NZUP practices to engage effectively with Māori in ways that deliver improved environmental, cultural, economic and social outcomes. You will have an excellent understanding of Te Ao Māori and be a strong communicator that can build strong relationships with the project teams to be able to influence outcomes.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
- Strong knowledge of Te reo Māori me ona tikanga.
- Experience working collaboratively with Māori/mana whenua that led to good outcomes.
- Good knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how it applies in the work of Waka Kotahi
- Able to lead cultural events and is proficient with mihi, whaikōrero, pōwhiri tikanga.
- Knowledge of infrastructure projects
Rā Katinga | Applications close :
Sunday 31st January 2021
For a copy of the position description: www.nzta.govt.nz/careers
For further information, email: email@example.com
To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.
NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time
NEW Principal Advisor, Maori PD Jan 2021.pdf (PDF, 610KB)
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