About our team | Mō tō mātou rōpū
The Ministry for Primary Industries is looking for a Manager to lead the Ministerial Services Team.
The Ministerial Services Team is responsible for providing analysis and advice on Ministerial requests and correspondence, risk management and issues. The Manager will oversee key processes which support ministerial servicing as well as identify and implement ways of building ministerial servicing capability. The Team also has responsibility for handling Privacy Act requests and responses to external assurance agencies such as the Ombudsman and Privacy Commissioner.
The Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the ministerial servicing process at MPI, and has responsibility for meeting relevant standards in terms of accuracy, quality and timeliness for ministerial servicing. The Ministerial Services Team ensures that MPI maintains an effective relationship with Ministers offices and Parliament, and that Ministers are well supported.
About You | Mōu
You will have expert knowledge and wide experience across Parliamentary and Select Committee accountability processes, Ombudsman review, Ministerial correspondence, and WPQs. You will understand Government decision-making and operating procedures and will have a finely tuned risk radar and be able to develop strategies for risk mitigation and management.
You will be a good networker with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of people. You will have a strong track record of achievement and be able to quickly analyse situations and make sense of complex information.
You will be an experienced people manager and will be able to mentor, challenge and support your staff. You will know what ‘good’ Ministerial Servicing looks like and you enjoy helping your staff to achieve high standards and reach their career goals.
In addition, you will have experience and interest in process improvement, workflow management, and the machinery of government.
About the role | Kōrero mō te tūranga
In this role, you will be expected to:
About MPI | Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua
MPI has a strength of common purpose and a passion to sustainably grow and to protect Aotearoa, for the benefit of all New Zealanders. 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. Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world.
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here
How to Apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono
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 http://www.mpi.govt.nz/about-mpi/careers/apply/security-clearance for more information.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Rosie Slevin at Rosie.Slevin@mpi.govt.nz
The closing date for applications is Sunday 29th March 2020.