Administrator Farmer Support | Fixed term until Dec 2020

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    2 months ago
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  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1445446
  • Job Title: Administrator Farmer Support | Fixed term until Dec 2020
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Administrator Farmer Support | Fixed term until Dec 2020


Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The Mycoplasma bovis Programme has been operating since May 2018, and we’re working on a world-first effort to eradicate this cattle disease. The environment is dynamic with continual change, to thrive you will enjoy working at pace, and have a high attention to detail. We’re passionate about what we do and enjoy working with like-minded colleagues who are interested in making a difference. 


As Administrator Farmer Support, you will work closely with the Recovery and Farmer Support teams.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys multitasking, is super organised, loves a challenge, and wants to work in an environment where no two days are ever the same.


We are looking for someone who has some or all of the following skills and experience:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven reporting skills.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Superior organisational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail is essential.
  • The ability to work independently.

Our environment can be challenging, but this role will offer a sense of satisfaction and challenge rarely found in other roles. Join us on our journey to a world-first – eradication of the Mycoplasma bovis disease.

The Mycoplasma bovis Programme is a joint partnership between MPI, DairyNZ, and Beef + Lamb New Zealand.


Mō Tātou – About MPI

At MPI we are responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand’. It’s no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen. MPI’s services ensure New Zealand is protected from biological risk and that the food New Zealand businesses produce is safe for us to consume. 

Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua – See the benefits of working at MPI


The salary for this role will be paid commensurate to skills and experience.
See the benefits of working at MPI 


At MPI we are open to requests for flexible working on hiring. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we will explore what’s possible for the role.


How to Apply – Me pēhea te tuku tono

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it.  To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.  

For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact  


Applications close: Sunday 9 February 2020

The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you’ll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you’re growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.