Senior Advisor, Research and Analysis
OrganisationCreative New Zealand
Closes20 Oct 2017
Posted on12 Oct 2017
Work typeFull time employment
Creative New Zealand, the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, is the national arts development organisation. We support, develop, and advocate for the arts, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.
The Senior Adviser, Research & Analysis will join the Planning, Performance & Advocacy Services team, delivering timely, high-quality research, analysis and evaluation services for Creative New Zealand. The successful candidate will play a key part in delivering to our advocacy goals, including our objective to provide and communicate a suite of unique research, analysis and reports. They will make a strong contribution to Creative New Zealand’s goal of becoming a powerful advocate for the arts and a higher-performing, learning organisation.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
• Substantial research, analysis and evaluation skills and experience, gained in academic and/or public policy settings.
• Strong knowledge of research, analysis and/or evaluation methods and design, including experience in primary data collection and analysis(eg, surveys, grants tracking systems).
• Demonstrated experience and participation in scoping, designing and managing research or evaluation activities to address key knowledge gaps, using both quantitative and qualitative approaches.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including skills in presenting complex information to diverse audiences.
• Ability to develop positive and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and to work effectively within and across teams.
• Ability to place work within a wider context (eg, the arts sector, the wider cultural sector and the broader strategic aims of government).
• Ability to anticipate and prepare for problems and identify solutions.
In return we offer a positive and collaborative working environment, great work/life balance, and an enviable opportunity to work with and for New Zealand's vibrant arts sector every day.
If this sounds like you, apply online today! For a full job description please visit our website: www.creativenz.govt.nz. Applications close at 5pm Friday 20 October 2017.
E ngā mātā waka o te motu, e ngā karangatanga maha, te iti me te rahi tēnā koutou katoa, he karere he panui tenei e pa ana ki etahi tunga hou is Toi Aotearoa mo te hunga e hiahia ana kia mahi ai i roto i te ao Toi.
Creative New Zealand is committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.