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Community Engagement Lead Te Kaiārahi Whakawarea

Community Engagement Lead Te Kaiārahi Whakawarea

Community Engagement Lead Te Kaiārahi Whakawarea

Stats NZ, Central South Region


Central South Region – this includes Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Manawatu – Whanganui, and Taranaki – All applicants living in these locations will be considered.

Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā!

Kei te kimi haere mātou i tētahi tangata tika ki te eke ki te taumata hou nei, arā, he kaiārahi mō te mahi whakawarea.  Mēnā he ngakau nui tāu mō te hāpori, pānuitia ngā kōrero i raro iho nei.

  • Are you comfortable in Te Ao Māori?
  • Are you well networked?
  • Are you passionate about supporting your communities to self-determine their future?
  • Are you interested in innovation and design?
  • Are you ready to take a leadership role in giving the mana of data to communities?

Kei a koe te wā!

This position will play a leading role in engaging with communities to forge new partnerships.

We are looking for a leader who can navigate between practice leadership and team management.  You will be able to translate strategic intent, community values and data sources into regionally specific tactical approaches that are culturally appropriate.  You will have a good understanding of the multiple realities of all communities and be well versed in the breadth of modern challenges that can impact on civic engagement. 

We are looking for someone that can breathe new life into the art of engaging communities in all things data.

As a key member of the Stats NZ Community Engagement Team, you will provide specialist experience, networks and professional understanding of communities throughout Aotearoa.  Importantly, you will be a specialist in Maori engagement.  Pivotal to the success of the role is your ability to understand the Stats NZ Community Engagement operational approach and ensure national consistency in a regionally dispersed team.

This role is permanent, requires the facility to be able to work remotely, and will involve regular travel.

If you have a passion for community development and you are excited about being part of an innovative approach to engaging with communities, then we would love to hear from you .  

For more information about this role, please contact Ru Tauri,, 021 840809.


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