Analyst – supporting the Fiordland Marine Guardians

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Advisor/Analyst
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 03-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MFE/1454487
  • Job Title: Analyst – supporting the Fiordland Marine Guardians
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Analyst position

Seeking an excellent part time Analyst (3 days a week equivalent) to help support us with our Secretariat role in supporting the Fiordland Marine Guardians (FMG).

About the Role

The role sits within the Strategy and Stewardship Directorate.  The role is a mix of administration and analyst work and will range from meeting and financial management through to board appointments and Cabinet papers.  Guardian /Board appointment process – and associated Briefings and APH papers.  The role includes such tasks as:

  • Liaison role between the Ministry and the FMG, particularly the Chair
  • Secretariat function in support of the Fiordland Marine Guardians (Agenda, minutes, Finances, organising the meeting, coordinating Agency representatives, tracking actions, support for the Chair and guardians etc
  • Liaison role between FMG Chair and MFE media team on any media enquiries
  • Managing the FMG mail box and website, in consultation with the FMG Chair
  • Coordinating development of the Annual Report other publications on behalf of the Fiordland Marine Guardians
  • Managing the appointments process, including preparation of Ministerial briefing material and Cabinet papers and managing the appointment selection process
  • Respond to Ministerials and Official Information Act requests

Skills and Experience

  • At least 2 year experience as an Analyst (or equivalent) administrating boards, financial management and preparing briefing papers and ministerial responses.
  • Preferred skills include:
    • Proven experience in board administration and finance management
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to build stakeholder relationships
    • Ability to trouble shoot/problem solve
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in project management to effectively manage multiple projects
    • Background in environmental science is preferred, but not required
    • Background in preparing Ministerial briefing material is preferred, but not required

About the Fiordland Marine Guardians

The Fiordland Marine Guardians (the Guardians) are responsible for providing advice to Ministers, government departments and Environment Southland on the management of the Fiordland Marine Area which has world heritage status.

The group is officially recognised under the Fiordland (Te Moana o Atawhenua) Marine Management Act 2005. Alongside representing the views of all stakeholders, they play a critical role in preserving the natural beauty, biodiversity and health of the Fiordland Marine area. 

“Our vision is that the quality of Fiordland’s marine environment and fisheries, including the wider fishery experience, be maintained or improved for future generations to use and enjoy. 

About the Team

The Strategy and Stewardship division wants to strengthen the evidence base used to inform decisions – helping New Zealanders to put the environment at the centre of those decisions.  The division builds the science, data and research capability of the Ministry and to translate and champion the application of that knowledge. Our work is outward facing and looks wider than the Ministry – considering the shifts needed across the environmental science and data system, including what we monitor and report on in New Zealand and how we partner with others to make progress. Our division is proud to connect New Zealanders to the key environmental issues through state of environment reporting (with Stats NZ).

About MfE

 As well as being part of an innovative organisation with an important purpose of making Aotearoa, New Zealand, the most liveable place in the world, we offer you:

  • a flexible by default approach to support your work-life balance
  • agile working, allowing you variety and challenges across the organisation as we work as ‘One MfE’
  • generous leave entitlements
  • Te Reo Maori language courses (and te Reo Maori competency allowance)
  • an active social club and employee networks
  • opportunities for development and education
  • open working location

 How to Apply

Apply directly by completing the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter outlining how your experience relates to this role.

If you require further information about the role please contact Nicola Scott by email at Nicola Scott@mfe.govt.nz or by telephone at 027 5678 262.

Salary range for this role is $66,521K to $86,086K. Appointment within these ranges will be based on skills and experience.

Applications close:  17 March 2020

We embrace diversity and inclusion and are committed to equal opportunities. What’s important to us is ‘he rau kotahi tangata’ – embracing our multiple talents – by harnessing our diversity and being inclusive.  We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds.