Full-Time CO-GOVERNANCE MANAGEMENT PARTNER
Whether you’re into fishing, hunting, swimming, biking or simply enjoying nature (or a latte), Taupō offers an idyllic lifestyle for everyone & here’s your chance to join the team helping to grow the thriving Taupō district.
WHO ARE WE? KO WAI MĀTOU?
Taupō District Council is a progressive organisation committed to becoming the best we can be, and we are looking for people who share our dedication to excellence and continuous improvement. We’re looking for great people to join us who want to be part of something exciting – striving to be the best Council in Aotearoa! Guided by values of uniting, connecting & delivering, we recognise that together we can help create a bright future for our District & the communities we serve.
ABOUT THE ROLE – NGĀ ĀHUATANGA O TE TŪRANGA
This is an exciting time to join the team! Our mahi with Ngāti Tūrangitukua has been nationally recognised by Te Tohu Waka Hourua, recently winning the Buddle Findlay Award for Maori-Council Partnerships at the annual Taituara Awards Ceremony for our Mana Whakahono agreement. To support our focus on building co-governance across all we do, our Iwi & Co-Governance Team is expanding. We are looking for an additional Co-Governance Management Partner to jointly lead the development, implementation, monitoring and review of Council’s co-governance arrangements as guided by best practise models, statute, te Tiriti of Waitangi principles and settlement legislation. This role will take responsibility for building and maintaining effective relationships internally and externally with Iwi partners and hapū.
Working collaboratively across the organisation you will co-lead the development and delivery of programmes to build organisational awareness of Council’s co-governance arrangements and obligations whilst providing technical leadership on key Treaty of Waitangi issues district-wide with a particular focus on co-governance forums.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR – KEI TE KIMI MĀTOU I TĒNEI MOMO TANGATA
We are looking for a strategic thinker with experience working with iwi entities, hapū and Māori. Ideally you will have experience in a local government setting and have developed existing iwi/hapū/Māori relationships across the Taupō district. You’ll require knowledge and understanding of te reo Māori and demonstrated expertise in building positive, collaborative relationships. Project management skills are a must along with a practical working knowledge of the Resource Management Act (RMA), Local Government Act (LGA) and Public Works Act.
WHAT WE OFFER – NGĀ ĀHUATANGA KEI A MĀTOU
People who live and work here say they find the work life balance exceptional with ample opportunity to get out and about in our wonderful environment and enjoy a healthy, active, lifestyle.
When you join us, you can look forward to a rewarding career full of opportunities to develop, along with a positive and supportive work environment. We do this through:
- Strong focus on employee health, wellness, and wellbeing
- Flexible work environment
- Assistance with ongoing professional development
- Positive health and safety culture
- Skills development programmes across different functional jobs; and
- A supportive and social work environment where enduring friendships and collegiality develop.
Does this sound like you? Do you have the right skills, passion for the Taupō district and desire to make a difference? Are you looking for the next step or a change in your career? If you answered YES then we look forward to receiving your application!
CLOSING DATE: 8 July 2022 or when the vacancy is filled.
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