Type: Fixed Term - 6 months
Hours: Full time
Business Group: System Strategy and Initiatives
Branch: Digital Public Service
Salary: $97,414 - $131,795
Strategic Advisor (Level 2)
Te Tari Taiwhenua/Internal Affairs serves and connects people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation. We deliver value to New Zealanders in many ways – leading digital government, keeping Kiwis safe from harm, supporting strong and resilient communities, strengthening civic participation and governance, and fostering our cultural identity. In other words, we are all about helping to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders.
Digital Public Service Branch
The Digital Public Service branch works with and through agencies to drive and deliver customer-centred digital government. Its role is to support and enable agencies to progress a modern and adaptive public service that can respond to New Zealanders' expectations of faster, more agile, accessible, inclusive and integrated government services.
The branch also supports the role of the Government Chief Digital Officer in its broader context of driving a more unified digital public service, framed in the Strategy for a Digital Public Service.
This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on whole of government digital strategies and initiatives. You will contribute to the branch’s specialist strategic advisory services, helping modernise the public service so it operates more effectively in a digital world.
You’ll work across the system of government, including providing advice to senior public service leaders, central agencies and other functional leaders.
You’ll also engage internally with colleagues and other strategic advisors with varying specialisms. In doing so, you will help implement the Strategy for a Digital Public Service.
To be successful in this role, you will:
- have extensive experience in providing high level strategic advice and influencing system wide change
- have extensive experience in engaging with and managing relationships with senior stakeholders, including ministers and central agencies
- be knowledgeable in a wide range of digital, data and technology matters, especially as they relate to future organisational and systemwide investment
- have the ability to analyse, plan for and drive change
- be a thought leader and authority in your profession
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.
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We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:
- People can easily access the services and information they need
- Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
- People's sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
- New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government
Applications close: 5pm, Friday 29 January 2021
For more information please contact: Amanda Housiaux at firstname.lastname@example.org
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