Principal Advisor

Principal Advisor to provide high quality and trusted strategic and operational advice in the design and delivery of meaningful services.

Job Description

Likemind works with people who share our approach to work and living.
We are about adding value, connecting the dots, and delivering a solution to take the pain away. We believe that when the right connections are made, amazing things can happen.
Our government client is seeking an experienced and passionate Principal Advisor to provide high-quality and trusted strategic and operational advice in the design and delivery of valuable and meaningful services.

As a Principal Advisor, you will play an essential role in engaging and fostering relationships with senior and key stakeholders to support the successful implementation of significant and important projects and initiatives. This role will help shape performance in its targeted area, so you will have a passion for influencing change within the public sector.
As Principal Advisor you will bring your years of experience working within Government and an understanding of strategic and operational policy and its application for successful programme delivery. You will contribute to the improvement of programme delivery by providing expert change advice and providing wise foresight and judgement.
If you are passionate about contributing to meaningful change, this could be the role for you.
We are looking for someone who brings:

  • True understanding and appreciation of cross-cultural practices in Tikanga Māori and Pasifika 
  • A genuine interest and motivation to make positive change within the social sector
  • Experience in analysis, change and transformation 
  • An ability to see challenges in the wider strategic context and apply  foresight and sound judgement
  • Experience supporting the delivery of large-scale programmes and complex projects in complex environments
  • Confidence in working with ambiguity, in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Excellent, high quality and timely written and verbal communication skills

If you feel like you could valuably contribute to this mahi, we’d love to hear from you today.
Likemind is an equal-opportunity employer. We do all we can to encourage collaborative and diverse working environments throughout New Zealand

Key Details

Government / Local Government
Federal Government
Permanent / Full Time