Operations Adviser

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Advisors
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 04-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: MPI19/1427058
  • Job Title: Operations Adviser
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About the role
Kōrero mō te tūranga

The Mycoplasma bovis Programme has been operating since July 2018, and we’re working toward a world first eradication of M. bovis. Our environment is dynamic, and continually changing. We’re passionate about what we do and enjoy working with like-minded colleagues who are making a difference. To thrive you will enjoy working at pace, and have a high attention to detail. 

In your role as Operations Adviser you support the team manager and our field operations staff around the country, by providing analysis and advice allowing them to carry out tasks involving movement control, surveillance activity coordination, cleaning and disinfection activities, on-going farm management and issues resolution.

You’ll be responsible and have oversight of the regional operational activities and work closely with all programme teams to ensure activities are tracked captured and reported accurately.

Skills and Experience
Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako

To succeed in this role you will:

  • Have demonstrable experience using various databases and  have strong Excel skills
  • Be comfortable liaising with all levels of management and staff with strong stakeholder engagement at senior level.
  • A working knowledge of the Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) is advantageous
  • Be able to communicate clearly and honestly with a wide range of people, both written and orally
  • Be a team player; understand the importance of information sharing and problem solving skills
  • It is desirable you have an understanding of the farming sector.

About MPI
Mō Tātou

At MPI we are 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’s services ensure New Zealand is protected from biological risk and that the food New Zealand businesses produce is safe for us to consume. 

See the benefits of working at MPI
Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua

The salary for this role is $65K to $72K+ depending on skills and experience.  See the benefits of working at MPI 

How to Apply
Me pēhea te tuku tono

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it.  To view the position description and/or apply for the role 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. For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact vivien.smith@mpi.govt.nz.

Applications close Thursday 14 November 2019.

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.