Border Manager

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 06-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1454966
  • Job Title: Border Manager
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  • Summary:
  • Permanent positions (2)
  • Auckland International Airport location
  • Managing risk to protect our borders
  • Ensuring quality and timely border entry decisions
  • Work collaboratively across INZ and with stakeholders internationally

About Immigration Border Operations

The Border and Visa Operations branch is accountable for high quality and timely visa and border entry decisions. We facilitate legitimate passengers and work to manage risk at the earliest possible point by working collaboratively with other teams in INZ and international partners.

About the Role

Border Officers work a 24 hour 7 day a week operation and the Border Managers work in a rostered basis (rostered weekends / on-call roster) across that timeframe.

Border Managers are responsible for day to day front-line leadership and management of the operational teams located at the Border. Immigration have staff located at Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown airports.

Border Managers are responsible for building and enhancing the overall capability at the border, to ensure quality and consistency of advice and practices in our efforts to keep risk off-shore and facilitating legitimate travellers at New Zealand’s international airports.    


  • Experience and/or knowledge of border sector and preferably the role of Immigration New Zealand border operations
  • Experience in management and people leadership
  • Experience in leading, coaching and mentoring others to achieve personal growth, professional learning and development in self and others
  • Experience in the interpretation and application of legislation, policy
  • Experience in implementing processes and strategies
  • Experience in a dynamic risk management and/or compliance environment
  • Experience in making decisions in changing, ambiguous, challenging environments

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents and be eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate security clearances.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button below and complete the on-line application.  From here you will be able to upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Email Sarah Hutcheson at quote ref MBIE/1454966 if you have any further questions.