Senior Advisor Partnerships - Pacific / Kaitohutohu Matua Pātuitanga


All about the job

Talofa lava, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Bula vinaka, Malo ni, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Mauri. We have an exciting new role that will enable you to develop and maintain connections between Porirua City Council and Pacific communities. This role is for 20 hours per week and we are happy to work with the preferred candidate on how those hours are made up.

You will work within our City Partnerships team and be responsible for:

  •  Leading and supporting talonoa with Pacific communities
  • Championing community partnerships with Pacific communities, delivering advice and expertise to cross Council teams

  • Assisting on projects and initiatives within the City Partnerships team and across Council

  • Conducting research in the community for relevant projects

All about you

We are seeking an engaging relationship builder with significant experience working with Pacific communities. You’ll need to show us that you:

  • have proven experience in the delivery of programmes to communities

  • are skilled at contributing to multi-stakeholder partnership programmes 

  • have experience working as the interface between elected members, the community and other stakeholders

  • have ability to operate in a range of Pacific cultural settings

  • have engaging relationship skills with the ability to establish rapport with stakeholders, ensuring all working relationships are positive and meaningful

All about Porirua City

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be welcomed into a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers you to make things happen. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work.

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Come and join our dynamic City Partnerships team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Robyn Steel on 237 1422 for more information. Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Sunday 3 February 2019.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: LYAJ84461

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 3 February 2019