Senior Policy Analyst

Location Wellington Central

Job type Permanent

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Category Administration > Other

  • Support te reo Māori regeneration by analysing and interpreting information
  • Work closley with an open and warm team
  • Central Wellington location

He whakahaere whaimana Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori e kaha whakaū ana ki te whakarauora i te reo Māori. Ka tautoko mātou i ā mātou mahi katoa tae atu ki te whakapakari anō i ō mātou ake whakamahi i te reo Māori. He whakahaere whāiti noa tēnei wāhi mahi ā, he wāhi e rongo ana i te kakara o te manaakitanga, te whanaungatanga. Mā ā mātou mahi e taunaki te rautaki Maihi Karauna a te kāwanatanga e puta wawe ai i raro i ngā tikanga o Te Ture mō te Reo Māori 2016

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori has a strong and supportive team of committed advocates for the revitalisation of te reo Māori. We support each other in our work and in improving our own use of te reo Māori. It's a small workplace with a family-friendly whānau culture. Our work will support the Government's Māori language strategy, Maihi Karauna, to be issued under the new Māori Language Act 2016.

As an experienced policy analyst you will support te reo Māori language regeneration by analysing and interpreting information from various sources, leading to the formulation, coordination, and implementation of sound policy advice.

In this role you will work closely with staff from both public and private sector organisations to ensure a cohesive and coordinated approach to policy development is maintained. You will monitor the te reo Māori language sector, including all those considered to be stakeholders, in the revitalisation of te reo Māori and provide regular advice, briefings and occasional papers to inform strategy development, planning, monitoring and all aspects of the Statement of Intent deliverables. Additionally you will inform and support the development of key documents and promotional plans and activities for Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori along with contributing to and/or leading components of monitoring, evaluation and research projects, including drafting sections of reports.

The successful applicant will be working closely with an open and warm team as well as working closely with the Senior Evaluation Advisor.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • Proven understanding of the theory and practice of language revitalisation from both local and public policy planning perspectives;
  • Knowledge of key issues impacting on te reo Māori language policy implementation, along with a thorough understanding of the 'public policy wheel';
  • Evidence of high quality public policy written outputs;
  • At least five years minimum experience in contract management and administration;
  • The ability to prioritise work manage risk, and follow through on tasks to their successful completion;
  • Experience in project management, preferably in the areas of programme implementation and/or research/evaluation;
  • The ability to work effectively within a team environment and with other teams across the Commission, Māori community groups and individuals, key stakeholder networks, and other Government agencies;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and, in turn, the confidence to present and facilitate workshops; and
  • The ability to attain a moderate (Level 3) proficiency in te reo Māori on the Level Finder Examination Framework.

It is also highly desirable that you will have a relevant tertiary qualification - preferably at a Masters level - and, ideally, knowledge of Microsoft Project.

In return you will receive:

  • A qualified and experienced team with a wide range of skills;
  • Opportunities to upskill your personal development as part of performance planning;
  • 20 business days of annual leave per annum;
  • A central Wellington location close to shops, cafes and transport; and
  • The opportunity to help shape the future of te reo Māori in Aotearoa.

If you meet the above requirements and wish to start the application process please click on the link below.

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Contact Details Bryan Le Patourel

Date Posted 9/02/2017 11:11:00 AM