Senior Maori Engagement Advisor - Strategy

Date: 16-Jan-2023

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Permanent full-time opportunity
  • Great exposure and growth
  • Flexible and supportive team that encourages work/life harmony 



 He angitūtanga: The opportunity 


Our Strategy and Research department have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Māori Engagement Advisor – Strategy to join the team. This engagement advisory role will maintain and enhance the department's relationships with Māori as strategic advice is developed across the council group


The role will also network with staff from across the organisation to facilitate successful development and translation of strategic advice to Māori, while building mutually appropriate relationships aimed at achieving organisational outcomes. 


For a copy of the position description please click here



He kōrero mōu: About you 


You will have a background working on the delivery of strategy, planning and/or public policy focused projects would be an advantage, particularly those with a high degree of political, Māori, stakeholder and community input.

We will value your sound understanding of te ao Māori, mana whenua and mataawaka relationships in Tamaki Makaurau; and the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi as well as your ability to work across a broad spectrum of topics and issues, with an understanding of the local government context.


You can think critically, guide staff, develop and provide advice on a range of Māori and council issues that lead to relationship centred solutions.



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer 


Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific poviding essential service and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally, and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents.


In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment.  


Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many. 


You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts!  


For a copy of our employee benefits package please click here


Tono Mai: Apply Now! 


Applications close Monday 6th February 2023

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.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.