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Senior Adviser, Policy & Performance

Job details

Creative New Zealand
6 Dec 2021
Auckland, Wellington
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification


E aku nui, e aku rahi, kei aku raukura, aku piki kōtuku, aku hou amokura. Koutou, te mūrau a te tini. Koutou te wenerau a te mano. Ngā puna o te kī, ngā whakaniko i te kupu. Tēnā koutou katoa! He karere tēnei e pā ana ki tētahi tūnga ki Toi Aotearoa mō te hunga e hiahia ana kia mahi ai ki roto i te ao Toi.

Do you believe in the power of arts and creativity to change lives?

A Toi Aotearoa – Our organisation

At Toi Aotearoa Creative New Zealand, we believe that having access to great arts experiences is essential to New Zealanders’ well-being and our country’s unique identity. As the national arts development agency of Aotearoa, we encourage, promote and support the arts, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

Ko Tā mātou mahi – Our role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Adviser to lead and contribute to policy analysis, performance design and reporting, research and advice as part of our Strategy and Engagement team, driving our ambitious programme of work.

Working collaboratively across the organisation and the sector, the Senior Adviser Policy and Performance ensures that policy, research and advice is relevant to Creative New Zealand requirements, has depth and is presented succinctly and efficiently.  The role also contributes to the production of organisational performance planning and reporting, including Ministerials, official information requests, Select Committee reports, and leads or contributes to the monitoring and evaluation of programmes and initiatives as required.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu – What you will bring

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High levels of critical thinking
  • Well developed research and report writing experience
  • Flexibility, proactivity and motivation to make a difference for our sector
  • Experience working in a Māori context, and/or an understanding of tikanga and kaupapa Māori
  • An understanding of the value of Pacific arts in Aotearoa

We take immense pride in the diversity of our people and we welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to our whanau.

Ngā tāpaetanga kei a mātou:  What we offer

In addition to competitive salaries and annual leave, we offer Wellbeing Days (4 per year), additional leave over the Christmas/New Year period, a range of insurances including full Southern Cross Health Insurance and genuinely flexible working arrangements.

At Creative New Zealand we are committed to the hauora (wellbeing) of our people, and we support the growth and development of our whanau in flexible, mana enhancing ways.

How to apply

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All applications welcome regardless of location.

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Creative New Zealand

16 Nov 2021

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