Chief Compliance Officer – Digital Monitoring (Cameras)

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    2 weeks ago
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  • Category: Enforcement
  • Location: Wellington – Petone
  • Date Advertised: 27-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: MPI20/1452344
  • Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer – Digital Monitoring (Cameras)
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Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua – About MPI 

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is 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 also provides a range of services to ensure New Zealand is protected from biological risk and that the food New Zealand businesses produce is safe and suitable for us all to consume. MPI’s services ensure that New Zealand’s natural resources are sustainable while enabling the primary sector to innovate and grow the value of its exports. Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. Join us to help this ambition become a reality.


Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role

Are you passionate about sustainable fisheries and compliant fishing activity?

Are you technically savvy and able to interact with a range of databases, intelligence tools and recorded visual footage software?

Do you have experience in a regulatory and enforcement environment?

The Fisheries Compliance Liaison and Coordination team (FCLC) coordinate and conduct analysis of commercial fishing activity to target and direct MPI fisheries compliance resources. We are now setting up a new small team responsible for analysing information arising from the implementation of cameras on-board fishing boats.


Mōu – About You

The Chief Compliance Officer – Digital Monitoring (Cameras) role will benefit from applicants with the following strengths and abilities:

  • Have strong leadership skills and proven ability in managing, mentoring and supporting others to succeed
  • Ability to plan and roll out fit for purpose policies and procedures that will deliver to the work programmes
  • Experience in interpreting and working within legislated frameworks
  • A compliance mind set, risk awareness, and the confidence to make sound decisions
  • Understanding of storage, handling, analysis and reporting of information in accordance with government policy, internal procedures, information security principles and evidential standards
  • Ability to formulate and provide strategic advise aligned with wider organisation frameworks and desired outcomes
  • A strong relationship builder who is able to engage, influence and collaborate with key stakeholders to get best results
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have passion, motivation, a good attitude and sense of humour
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and its importance in NZ Fisheries.



MPI is a place where there are diverse opportunities and where there is the ability to create a career in an organisation that supports growth and development. We encourage a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workplace where difference is championed and we’re an employer of choice because of it.

We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we will explore what’s possible for the role.

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here

Benefits include:

  • Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
  • Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
  • Wellness benefit for employees
  • Reduced premiums for Group Healthcare Schemes
  • Comprehensive one-week MPI Induction Programme

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Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to Apply

A security clearance classification to the level of SECRET is required for this position.

In order to be considered for this role, you must either be a New Zealand resident or citizen. 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. Please note, given this position is safety sensitive the preferred applicants for these positions will be required to undergo a drug and alcohol pre-employment screening test.

For further information, please refer to the attached job description or email

 Applications close: 8 March 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.