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
The MCS&E Adviser (Tokelau) position
Tokelau is a territory of New Zealand and part of the Realm of New Zealand. Tokelau is dependent on its fishing sector, fisheries revenue and development assistance from New Zealand. Among New Zealand’s shared vision with Tokelau is the vision to build stronger governance and more effective public services for Tokelau, to support Tokelau on their path to self-determination.
The MPI Compliance Directorate, in collaboration with MFAT under an agreed Memorandum of Understanding, has established a MCS&E Adviser (Tokelau) position within the Fisheries Compliance Liaison and Coordination team (FCLC). The position is available for a 3-year fixed term period. The location of the position can be based around the successful candidate.
The MCS&E Advisor (Tokelau) will focus on understanding priority monitoring, control, surveillance and enforcement (MCS&E) needs to support the development and implementation of fisheries compliance frameworks within the Tokelau EEZ. They will coordinate access to the right compliance and enforcement services to build capability and enhanced capacity of the Tokelau Fisheries Management Agency (FMA). They will plan, lead, manage and deliver an allocated work programme, and actively contribute to the related work of MPI, MFAT, other government agencies and organisations in support Tokelau and New Zealand’s shared vision.
This is a high profile, diverse and unique role with an international focus that requires you to collaborate across government agencies, travel internationally and be self-managing in often trying circumstances.
Mōu – About You
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.
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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. Successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain this clearance so please visit http://www.mpi.govt.nz/about-mpi/careers/apply/security-clearance for more information before applying.
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.
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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.