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Growth Programme Specialist - Māori | ATEED

Date: 10-Jun-2019

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Design and implement programmes that can make a material difference for Māori in Auckland
  • Engage internally and partner externally to create and deliver meaningful programmes
  • CBD based. Travel required around the region

He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is the region’s economic growth agency. Our purpose is to support the growth of quality jobs across Tāmaki Makaurau. Our programmes help make Auckland a desirable place to live, work, visit, invest and do business. We love what we do, and we love making a difference!


We’re committed to improving economic outcomes for Māori. We have a key need for a Growth Programme Specialist to design, develop and deliver programmes that support Māori economic development that are aimed at scaling business support. By supporting Māori businesses to be more productive and sustainable they will thrive and provide quality jobs.


You’ll work flexibly across a range of sectors and disciplines to develop programmes and projects in collaboration with external partners in accordance with the principles of kotahitanga, as applied by ATEED. We take this approach to be transparent with partners and seek their active engagement at all levels. We aim to create a “multiplier” effect in terms of the number of projects and activities capable of being managed across the Auckland economy, leveraging the capabilities of partners in lead and support roles.


He kōrero mōu: About you


Excited and able to create, design and deliver projects that deliver economic outcomes for Māori in Tāmaki Makaurau, you take ownership and get satisfaction in delivering great outcomes. You have relevant industry, business or economic development experience and an understanding of tikanga Māori. You’re an exceptional communicator and crucially, you demonstrate an innovative approach and enthusiasm that allows you to establish and maintain successful relationships with a wide range of stakeholders across Auckland. With a well-developed understanding of partnering models and channel strategies, you’re seeking a role where what you do adds value and really makes a difference to the development of Māori in Tāmaki Makaurau.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


This role will see you working at a fast pace developing and delivering innovative projects that have a positive impact on Māori economic development. Your strong work ethic and enthusiasm for trying new and innovative approaches will be rewarded with a values-based culture, outcomes focussed leadership, and a team of people who are as likeminded and committed as you are.


Tell us why you’re interested in this opportunity and apply via the link. For more information you can also contact Peggy Newton on 021 548 964 for a confidential chat.


Applications close Tuesday 2 July 2019. 


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.