Manager Offshore Risk

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Other
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 18-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1427814
  • Job Title: Manager Offshore Risk
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  • Summary:

Manager Offshore Risk & Verification

About the role:

The Manager Offshore Risk & Verification plays a key role in maintaining a strong emphasis on risk from a global perspective to support quality visa decision-making.

Leading the offshore Risk and Verification Managers, you will build and develop capability to ensure feedback loops provide relevant information to contribute to the intelligence cycle.  You will be responsible for providing assurance to the National Manager Risk & Verification along with the National Managers and Head of Operations of the various Visa Operations Offices on the overall health of the systems.

You and your team will have direct input into the overall design and continuing development of risk and triage (business rules) to enhance enterprise-wide risk-related systems to promote consistent, quality work processes and practices across the risk and verification network.

You will be an integral part of the Risk and Verification management team leading and shaping the direction of risk and verification as a regulator and how risk is identified and managed across the entire immigration system.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A sound working knowledge of risk management methodology as it relates to immigration
  • Experience in a regulatory environment and or a regulatory role 
  • A demonstrated understanding of the intelligence lifecycle and its practical application in an operational environment
  • Strong people leadership experience with the capability to motivate and lead people remotely and across a global network
  • Experience in developing and maintaining an environment focused on continuous improvement


Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET government security clearance for this role. In order to achieve this they must be a New Zealand citizen or resident who has resided continuously in this country for 10 years, OR a citizen of Australia, Canada, The United Kingdom, or The United States of America; and have resided continuously in one or more of those countries for the past 10 years prior to application, with a background history which is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZSIS towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at a high level. 
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.


About MBIE/Immigration New Zealand:

The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow New Zealand’s economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders. Immigration New Zealand has an active role in this by bringing the best people New Zealand needs to prosper.

We look for people who are passionate about New Zealand and enthusiastic about making a positive change to our economy, our people and our safety.


How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our MBIE careers website.  Here you can view the attached full position description, as well as complete the online application. Please attach a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be formally submitted via the online application process.


Refer to the attached position description for further details on the role, if you have any further questions email referencing MBIE/1427814


Applications close at 5pm on Friday 8 November 2019.