Change Advisor | Wellington

Posted on 23-Jun-2022
Application close date: 29-Jun-2022
Operational Planning
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:
Note clipRole Description - Change Advisor.pdf (PDF, 251KB)
Job Specification

Are you passionate about supporting the Department through change? A unique opportunity to “be the voice of the business” on Operations projects. 


He kōrero mō te tūranga: About the Role

We are looking for a Change Advisor to join the Operations Planning Unit in a fixed term/secondment position based in Wellington with flexible ways of working up until the end of June 2023. You will be working on the Mahi Oranga Treaty project and business as usual work alongside business stakeholders. This will involve analysing and consulting on the likely impact of change, planning to manage the impacts on the wider business and providing supporting materials and communications to ensure successful delivery of the change.


He aha ngā pūkenga e hiahiatia ana mātou: What we are looking for


  • Experience leading change within a large, distributed organisation
  • Implemented change management processes across a variety of projects (technology and business)
  • Experience engaging managers and supporting them to lead change  
  • Experience understanding people impacts, developing change plans, and delivering change and communications activities
  • Experience working with partners for aspects of the change delivery  
  • Recognised change qualification (e.g., ProSci or equivalent)


  • Experience working on Treaty settlement mahi
  • Experience working in DOC Operations


Mō mātou | About us

Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture. Our Te Kaupapa behaviours of whakatīnanatia (we deliver), atawhaitia a Papatūānuku (we love nature), whakawhānaungatanga (we build relationships) and whakaauaha (we innovate) guide what we need to do for Papatūānuku to Thrive.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

Submit a tailored CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience, and alignment to our Kaupapa.


The salary range for this position is $84,908 to $108,493 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience


Rā katinga | Applications close: 29 June 2022


Me he pātai anō | For further enquiries, contact Debby Fahey at

Taupānga| Job Reference: DOC/T400/9300/14


COVID-19 Vaccination requirement: From 4 May 2022 our Vaccination Policy, requiring all employees to be vaccinated, has been suspended but may be reinstated in the future if the COVID-19 situation changes. Positions that are identified as high risk will still have a requirement for appointees to be vaccinated. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing for these positions will be required and applicants will be notified during the recruitment process if this condition will apply.


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment.


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