Working at the Ministry

Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women is the Government's advisor on achieving better outcomes for New Zealand women.

The Ministry employs a team of policy analysts who work to influence stakeholders to achieve positive changes for women.  We collaborate closely with partners to understand issues, influence them to develop solutions and encourage others to take appropriate action. We provide advice, research and resources, and connect those with common interests.

We have identified seven critical capabilities (the mix of skills, knowledge and behaviours) that are needed to enable us to deliver on our strategic direction:

  • leadership at all levels of the Ministry
  • strategic thinking
  • critical thinking and judgement
  • ability to influence key stakeholders at all levels
  • solutions focused for practical results
  • ability to incorporate a Māori and Pacific perspective into work
  • data and analytical skills.

Current vacancies

Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women currently has a vacancy for Kaihautū, Hautū Māori, Māori Capability and Engagement / Director, Māori Capability and Engagement Hautū Māori

Kaihautū, Hautū Māori, Māori Capability and Engagement / Director, Māori Capability and Engagement Hautū Māori

  • He tūranga hautū wā-pūmau kātahi anō ka tāraia (2 tau)
  • Ko te tari kei Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara

Ko Te Manatū Wāhine te kaitohutohu matua a te kāwanatanga mō te whakapiki i te noho o ngā wāhine me ngā kōtiro i Aotearoa. E rapu ana te Manatū i tētahi Kaihautū, Hautū Māori, Māori Capability and Engagement.

Ka mahi i raro i te Tāhuhu Rangapū, ā, e rapu ana Te Manatū Wāhine i tētahi kaihautū ahurea tino matatau ki te reo Māori, ka taea e ia te hora i ngā whakaaro o Te Ao Māori taketake ki ngā kaupapa here me ngā ritenga mahi a te Manatū, e piki ake ai ngā hua mō ngā wāhine Māori.

He tūranga kaihautū tēnei, ā, hei wāhanga taketake o te tūranga ō pūkenga hāpai i te matatau o te Manatū ki te whakaata i ngā whakaaro Māori, ki te whakapakari hoki i ngā hononga ki ngā rōpū Māori, waihoki ngā kaihautū.

Ka noho ko tō mōhio ki te pāhekoheko, ki te whakapūmau hononga pakari, ki te whakaū hoki i te wairua pai i roto i te whakahaere me te tira mahi kia tino puta ai ngā hua papai rawa mō ngā wāhine Māori hei pou matua mō te whāinga hua o tēnei tūranga.

He ngāwari noa ngā whakaritenga mahi a te Manatū mō ana kaimahi katoa, ā, he pai noa ki a mātou te whakarite kirimana tāwariwari mō te tūranga. Tēnā whakamāramatia mai ka pēhea he āhuatanga pai rawa mō ngā whakaritenga māu ake, i roto i tō tono.

He mea tino nui ki a mātou te kanorau i roto i tō mātou tira mahi, ā, ka whiria te tangata i runga i te matatau, kaua i runga i te ira, nō reira e te iwi tukua mai ā koutou tono.

Ko te whānui utu ā-tau mō tēnei tūranga ka piki atu i te $158,865 ki te $214,935, ko te tohu waenga kei te $186,900.

Mō ētahi atu kōrero tēnā whakapā atu ki a Lyn Harrison i 027 245 2477, ā, hei tono mō te tūnga tukua mai tō tāhuhu tangata, te puka tono me tētahi reta hei kōpaki ki a Lyn i atahaia@actrix.co.nz

Ka kati ngā tono hei te Paraire 3 Tīhema 2021.

  • Newly created fixed-term leadership position (two years)
  • Wellington-based

Manatū Wāhine is the government's principal advisor on improving the lives of wāhine women and kōtiro girls in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Ministry is seeking to appoint a Director, Māori Capability and Engagement Hautū Maori.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, Manatū Wāhine is looking for an experienced and recognised cultural leader fluent in te reo Māori who can provide a Te Ao Māori perspective to the policies and practices of the Ministry that will improve outcomes for wāhine Māori.

This is a leadership role and your ability to lift the cultural capability of the Ministry to reflect Māori views as well as build strong and enduring relationships with Māori organisations and leaders are a core function of this role.

Your ability to work collaboratively, build strong working relationships and inspire a culture to achieve the best outcomes for wāhine Māori are crucial to the success of this role.

The Ministry is a flexible-by-default organisation and we are open to considering a flexible arrangement for this role. Please advise how that might work best for you as part of your application.

We value diversity in our workforce and select on capability, not gender, and welcome expressions of interest from a wide range of candidates.

The salary range for this position is $158,865 to $214,935 with a mid-point of $186,900.

For further information contact Lyn Harrison on 027 245 2477, and to apply for the role please forward your CV and covering letter to Lyn at atahaia@actrix.co.nz

Applications close Friday, 3 December 2021.