Business Support Officer

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Administration
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 19-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1451617
  • Job Title: Business Support Officer
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About MPI

MPI provides policy and regulatory advice, market access and trade services, and manages major regulatory systems of biosecurity, food safety, forestry, fisheries management, and animal welfare. MPI also has strong relationships with other government agencies, primarily within the economic, border, and natural resources sectors. With the New Zealand economy set to grow, MPI’s important role in leading, regulating and enabling the primary sectors will only increase.

Agriculture & Investment Services

In Agriculture & Investment Services (AIS) we work towards creating a thriving and sustainable future for farmers, growers, primary industries and rural communities, as well as caring for the health and wellbeing of animals.

About the role

We’re looking for an energetic and positive Business Support Officer to join our small team.

This is a busy role with plenty of variety every day and scope to be innovative. You’ll be providing administrative support across the business unit, with a special emphasis on coordinating the set up of new starters, internal movements and leavers; managing assets and supporting our events coordination functions.

If you can pick things up quickly, be responsive and proactive, and have a ‘can do’ attitude, we want to hear from you. Some systems and tech savvy will go a long way, but key is your ability to adapt and help out where required.

In return, we can offer you interesting and varied work within a super-friendly and supportive team, as well as excellent opportunities to develop your career.

This is a fulltime, permanent position based in Wellington.

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), 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.

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

The successful applicant must be able to obtain the relevant security clearance. Please visit for more information.

In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be available to interview within New Zealand or via Skype.

If you have any questions about the role, contact Dionne Barton, Manager Planning and Support Services, for a confidential discussion –

Applications for this role close on Wednesday 26 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.