Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role
New Zealand’s biosecurity is vital – our country is unique, and we need to protect it. Our environment, our economy and our way of life, are underpinned by a strong biosecurity system.
We are seeking a strategic leader who can provide high quality advice across Biosecurity NZ. You will support the Deputy Director General (DDG) and Directors to shape programmes of work and to drive quality in implementation, and to manage issues and risks.
You will need to be confident providing thought leadership and independent advice across a wide range of business issues, and managing issues on behalf of the DDG. You will work as part of a small team, across the many moving parts of Biosecurity New Zealand.
Key duties for the role:
Mōu – About You
To be successful in this role you will have:
Working as part of a high-performing team, you will support the Deputy Director General Biosecurity, to deliver key projects across Biosecurity NZ and help measure effectiveness and engagement across the group. With integrity and professionalism and a sense of fun, make your mark in this influential and challenging role.
Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua – About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk. 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.
Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to Apply
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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.
In order to be considered for this role, applicants must be available to interview within New Zealand or via Skype.
The closing date is Sunday 16 February 2020.
If you have any questions about the role, you may contact Senior Recruitment Adviser, Jolene Ingram firstname.lastname@example.org
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.