Director Maori Research Science And Investment

Nz gov mbie - Wellington City
new offer (13/08/2020)

job description

Ka tangi te t?t?, Ka tangi te k?k?, Ka tangi hoki m?tou Tihei Mauriora!
Key influential and leadership role
Bring a real passion to progress M?ori development in the research, science and innovation system
Permanent opportunity, Wellington based
This is a leadership position in MBIE reporting to the General Manager, Science System Investment and Performance.
Our work is exciting, future-focused and fast-paced. If this sounds like you, we would love you to join our team!!
Enable a Step Change for M?ori-led Research, Science and Innovation
The Director will drive the work programme to ensure MBIE delivers on its responsibilities under te Tiriti o Waitangi / Treaty of Waitangi in the research, science and innovation system by:
Providing thought leadership on key cross-sector policy and operational issues and opportunities for M?ori.
Leading MBIE\ 's relationship with its new K?hui M?ori for the research, science, and innovation system.
Leading the implementation of MBIE\ 's Expanding the Impact of Vision M?tauranga initiative.
Leading the response to the recommendations from Te R?p? Whakamanai te Tiriti o Waitangi, such as Ko Aotearoa T?ne.
We\ 're looking for a highly credible leader who has:
Expert understanding of Crown responsibilities under te Tiriti o Waitangi / Treaty of Waitangi, and the aspirations and needs of M?ori
Excellent understanding of Crown aspirations for building strategic alliances with M?ori
In depth knowledge and understanding of te reo M?ori me ?na tikanga
Well connected, credible and influential within te ao M?ori and Government
Understands the strategic context, current policy agenda and priorities, and is able to see policy issues in the wider context and apply foresight and judgement
Is a smart operator, working effectively to influence within a large organisation with stewardship responsibilities for the research, science and innovation system.
Experience of working within M?ori communities, iwi, hap? and key M?ori organisations
Experience working in a policy and service delivery agency.
Other requirements
Some travel will be required.
All applicants must hold citizenship or permanent residency to be eligible to apply.
A suitable qualification or relevant experience that supports the expectations of the role
MBIE offers significant opportunity for developing experience across a broad variety of areas. We proactively support development through on-the-job learning and we\ 'll help you manage a healthywork-life balance;
with flexi-time, healthcare and financial benefits, along with sports teams and social activities.
How to find out more and apply?
Click the ?Apply Now? button to read the position description, complete the application form, and submit your CV and cover letter.
For further information please contact Steve Scannell on or call 04 901 8335 quoting reference number MBIE/1442429.
Applications close COB Friday 24th July 2020.

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