The Ministry for Disabled People (to be established on 1 July 2022) will be responsible for driving better outcomes for all disabled people. It will lead cross-government strategic disability policy, delivering and transforming disability support services and progressing disability system transformation.

This is a rare opportunity to establish a new and critical Ministry and to make a real difference to the lives of people with disabilities. The Establishment Director is a senior leadership role that will have overall responsibility for the leadership of the establishment programme and delivering its objectives.

The Director will be accountable to an establishment governance group and will operate a business unit within the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) until the new Ministry is formed.

The Director will establish a programme that meets the needs of the disability sector, undertake a planning process to deliver an establishment plan, manage the plan’s implementation, embed te ao Māori, and ensure that Te Tiriti obligations are met.  In addition, the Director will build and lead a multi-disciplinary team of around 30 people.

Applications close Sunday 21 November

To find out more and to apply see the Establishment Director Job Advertisement.