NZ Search and Rescue Senior Adviser – Governance and Performance

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 04-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/NZSEARCH
  • Job Title: NZ Search and Rescue Senior Adviser – Governance and Performance
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  • Summary:
  • Do you love engaging with key stakeholders?
  • Does performance governance and measurement really interest you?
  • Play a key role in NZ’s highly regarded search and rescue function
  • Be part of a small but highly productive team and make a difference for NZ
  • Ensure the SAR sector makes a difference to people’s lives

New Zealand Search and Rescue (NZSAR) Secretariat supports the NZSAR Council to ensure New Zealand has effective Search and Rescue services for people in distress throughout New Zealand’s Search and Rescue region in order to save lives.

The NZSAR Council provides high level strategic governance and leadership to all search and rescue agencies in New Zealand.

Its goals are to have the following:

  1. A robust and integrated SAR system
  2. Efficient and sustainable SAR organisations
  3. Capable SAR people
  4. SAR prevention within New Zealand

The NZSAR Secretariat is hosted by the Ministry of Transport (MoT).

We are looking for a Senior Adviser Governance and Performance to join the team. This newly created role will lead the development and implementation of the SAR sector governance performance system to ensure its fit-for-purpose. This includes funding agreements, information exchange and processed, performance measures and impact assessment.

As part of a small team, but working collaboratively with a large and dispersed sector, you will have a wide array of responsibilities and significant opportunities to influence our partners. With multiple projects on the go at any one time, prioritising your time will be essential.

You will be able to work collaboratively with, and be able to influence a range of stakeholders. You’re comfortable with performance measurement and monitoring, and presenting to an audience.

If you’re an experienced and ambitious Advisor, with experience in the stakeholder and performance space, we’d certainly consider your application.

If this sounds like you, and you want to make a difference where you can see your actions saving lives, then apply today. Visit our website and to apply submit your CV and cover letter at or contact for more information.

To arrange a confidential discussion about the role please contact Alannah Taylor on or 022 0174578.

Applications close 11.59pm Wednesday, 18 March 2020.